Adams has redesigned the industry standard Soloist series xylophones with Apex keyboard frames and a modern style updates. The peak performing Apex frame is coated in a striking Onyx finish and black metal trim accents give a sleek look to the durable tolex covered rails and end caps. Resonators on Soloist instruments are now full-slant arrays with a new Titanium Silver powder coat finish that completes the transformation of these instruments. The swept-back minimalist pillar design of the Apex frames is as durable as it is beautiful, and easy to use with the newly updated Adams Height Adjustment system. Combine all this with the world-renowned Adams Alpha tuning of Honduras Rosewood or Snthetic bar options, and you have an instrument that can do the work in the practice room, and is ready roll onto the stage with astonishing style.