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YAS-26 Yamaha Standard Alto Saxophone

This standard saxophone plays with ease and comfort for the beginning musician.

The YAS-26 combines state-of-the-art production expertise with design elements of Yamaha professional and custom saxophones. The result is an entry-level instrument that delivers the response, intonation and tone needed to help developing musicians achieve success. New features include an improved Low B-C# connection and combine with legendary Yamaha durability make this new saxophone the ideal choice to start your musical journey.


Features

New neck receiver with a durable screw
A redesigned neck receiver promotes a quick response and ease of play while also increasing the durability of the mechanism.

Adjustable thumb-rest
All Yamaha saxophones feature an adjustable thumb-rest to allow for precise and comfortable hand and fingering position.

Improved Low B-C# connection
An improved mechanism from low B-C# ensures the consistent closing of the low C# key and promotes a clear response from notes in the low range of the instrument.

Nickel-plated keys
Durable and resistant to wear.


 Specifications

Level Standard
Key Eb
Neck Standard
Neck Material Yellow Brass
Body Material Yellow Brass
Bell Yellow Brass
Key Material Yellow Brass
Key Buttons Polyester
Finish Nickel-plated; Gold-lacquer(body)
Tone Holes Drawn
Auxilary Keys Front F
Mouthpiece Yamaha 4c
Mouthpiece Cap Plastic
Ligature Yellow brass; Clear lacquer
Spring Type Stainless steel
Pad Type Waterproof leather and wool felt with plastic tone boosters
Bell Decoration Stamped
Thumb Hook Adjustable plastic
Pivot Screw Straight-tapered, nylon lock, non head (adjustable)
Mounting

Post on body

$2,166.00

YAS-480 Yamaha Intermediate Alto Saxophone

This intermediate saxophone is designed to make the step up from your student model smooth and enjoyable.

With a design influenced by high-end Yamaha saxophones, the YAS-480 features highly accurate intonation, a warm tone and a quick response. It is lightweight yet durable, and comes with a professional-quality 62-style neck for a more mature quality of sound.


Features

Hand engraving
A hand-engraved pattern on the bell adds an extra touch of class.

Compatible with other necks
The redesigned octave key system gives players the flexibility to choose between the included 62 style neck and those designed for the Custom Z and Custom EX Yamaha saxophones (sold separately).

Neck
The new 62 style neck has been designed for improved tone and response.

Key guard
The separate key guards feature adjustable screw cap stoppers for professional-style technical adjustments.

Left-hand seesaw key
The left-hand seesaw key has been designed to increase playability as well as provide a more comfortable feel.

Improved Low B-C# connection
An improved mechanism from low B-C# ensures the consistent closing of the low C# key and promotes a clear response from notes in the low range of the instrument.


Speculations

Level Intermediate
Key Eb
Neck Annealed, Original YAS-62 design
Neck Material Yellow Brass
Body Material Yellow Brass
Key Material Yellow Brass
Key Buttons Polyester
Finish Gold Lacquer
Tone Holes Drawn
Auxilary Keys Front F; High F# Key
Mouthpiece AS-4C
Mouthpiece Cap Plastic
Ligature Yellow Brass; Clear Lacquer
Spring Type Stainless Steel
Pad Type Waterproof leather and wool felt with plastic tone boosters
Bell Decoration Stamped
Thumb Hook Adjustable plastic
Pivot Screw Straight-tapered with head, nylon lock (adjustable)
Mounting Post on body
$3,480.00 $2,488.99

YAS-62III Yamaha Professional Alto Saxophone

This professional saxophone is the perfect fit for anyone from the rising student to the seasoned pro.


Newly designed neck receiver
The new professional style neck receiver allows the player to project a more even tone.

Custom style octave key
Re-designed for a smoother and quicker response.

Silicon treated leather pads
Silicon treatment helps protect the leather pads from moisture.

Blue steel needle spring
Blue steel springs provide a faster, more sensitive key response.

Acoustic annealing of the body
This process of heating and cooling called annealing gives the metal optimum density for superior tone.

Adjustable thumb rest
Thumb rest allows for precise and comfortable hand and fingering positions.

Tilting style low Bb key
The position, height, angle, and shape of the left hand pinky keys have been re-designed for comfort and response.

Refined key shape
With an emphasis on comfort and speed, the new key shape has been designed to allow the player to hold the saxophone in a more natural manner.


Specifications

Level Professional
Key Eb
Neck G1 (hydroformed, annealed)
Neck Material Yellow Brass (annealed)
Body Material Yellow Brass (annealed)
Bell Yellow Brass (annealed); two-piece
Key Material Yellow Brass
Key Buttons Polyester
Finish Gold Baked Epoxy Lacquer
Tone Holes Drawn
Auxilary Keys Front F; High F# key
Mouthpiece Yamaha 4c
Mouthpiece Cap Gold Lacquer
Ligature Gold Lacquer
Spring Type Blue Steel Needle
Pad Type Waterproof leather and wool felt with plastic tone boosters
Bell Decoration Hand Engraved
Thumb Hook Adjustable plastic
Pivot Screw Straight-tapered, with head (adjustable)
Mounting Ribbed and flanged
Options Silver Plated

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Additional options above are available upon request, please contact info@carolinacrown.org, for more information.

$4,747.00 $3,091.99

YAS-82ZII Yamaha Custom Z Alto Saxophone

This Custom saxophone has Incredible flexibility and impeccable intonation so that you can find your sound.

This has to be one of the most exciting things to happen to the sax world in modern times. Finally a modern sax that actually captures the sound and feel of those treasured classic saxes of the past - while adding state-of-the-art intonation and mechanism. Based on the scale of the classic '62' models, the new Custom Z saxes have bodies that are made of a special brass alloy for lighter weight, a great playing 'feel', and the kind of tonal flexibility you've always dreamed of. The Z plays evenly in all ranges, and gives you a huge dynamic range for as much - or as little - sound as you want. The Custom G1 neck helps produce a quick and agile response, while key action and placement feel just right. You can create whatever style tone you're after, from vintage to contemporary, and there's no need to sacriface comfort for sound. These horns literally 'have it all'.


Features

Body design
The 82Z features a two-piece hydro-formed bell. The body, bell, and bow are annealed during production to make this horn more responsive and less resistant.

Mechanisms
The new mechanisms on the 82Z allow for faster action and easier repair.

Blue steel springs
The 82Z comes with blue steel springs for faster, more sensitive key response and higher resiliency.

New case
The new 82Z comes equipped with a newly designed lightweight case that has a shoulder strap.

Engraving
Eye catching engraving will give you the look of a custom horn.


Specifications

Level Custom Z
Key Eb
Neck Custom G1
Neck Material French Brass
Body Material French Brass
Bell French Brass; two-piece
Key Material Yellow Brass
Key Buttons Mother of Pearl
Finish Gold laqu
Tone Holes Drawn
Auxilary Keys Front F; High F# key
Mouthpiece Yamaha 4c
Mouthpiece Cap Gold Lacquer
Ligature Gold Lacquer
Spring Type Blue Steel Needle
Pad Type Waterproof leather and wool felt with plastic tone boosters
Bell Decoration Hand Engraved
Thumb Hook Adjustable plastic
Pivot Screw Straight-tapered, with head (adjustable)
Mounting Ribbed and flanged
Options

Unlacquered (YAS-82ZU)
Silver (YAY-82ZS)
Black Lacquered
Without High F# (YAS-82ZWOF)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Additional options above are available upon request, please contact info@carolinacrown.org, for more information.

$5,911.00 $4,204.99

YAS-875EXII Yamaha Custom EX Alto Saxophone

This Custom saxophone has Impeccable intonation and effortless playability designed to match your musical needs.

Improved versions of that proven classic the Custom 875, the EX saxes are the result of decades of painstaking reserch and trials involving some of the world's greatest saxophonists. They feature a smooth response and a deep, refined sound full of rich colors. They also feature a solid feel with quick and nimble action, a wide dynamic range, stunning projection, and an authoritative tone with a beautifully defined total core. You will find that the depth and smoothness of their sound is simply incredible, and you will also find that these horns are very flexible, at home in any kind of music. The size and shape of the key buttons have been changed for a better 'feel', while the new Custom necks enhance tonal resonance and give a quicker, more comfortable response. And the saxes feature a two-point bell brace for better efficiency, so you don't have to work as hard to sound great.


Feature

New tone hole sizes
The smaller C, C#, D & E tonehole diameters provide for better intonation

New inner pad cup diameter
The new smaller cup diameter allows for better response and resonance

V1 Neck
The custom handmade V1 neck improves response and flexibility

New keys and hook position
Key and hook placement have been changed for better comfort

Tilting style low Bb spatula keys
The position, height, angle and shape of the left-hand pinky keys have all been carefully redesigned to provide extraordinary comfort and quick response.

Adjustable thumb rest
All Yamaha saxophones feature an adjustable thumb rest to allow for precise and comfortable hand and fingering position.

Refined key shape and dimension
Yamaha saxophone keys are not simply shaped and positioned according to mechanical necessity. The entire system is designed from the player's perspective, with emphasis on comfort, speed, and overall playability. The natural feel of the keys eliminates the need to adapt to an unnatural or uncomfortable key layout.


Specifications

Level Custom
Key Eb
Neck Custom V1 (Hand Made)
Neck Material French Brass
Body Material French Brass
Bell French Brass; One-Piece
Key Material Yellow Brass
Key Buttons Mother of Pearl
Finish Gold Lacquer
Tone Holes Drawn
Auxilary Keys Front F; High F# key
Mouthpiece Yamaha 4CM
Mouthpiece Cap Yellow Brass; Gold Lacquer
Ligature Yellow Brass; Gold Lacquer
Spring Type Blue Steel Needle
Pad Type Waterproof leather and wool felt with plastic tone boosters
Bell Decoration Hand Engraved
Thumb Hook Adjustable plastic
Pivot Screw Bullet tip design with head
Mounting Ribbed and flanged
Options

Silver
Black Lacquer

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Additional options above are available upon request, please contact info@carolinacrown.org, for more information.

$5,911.00 $4,204.99

YBS-52 Yamaha Intermediate Baritone Saxophone

Great sound and durable construction make this model a band director favorite.


Features

Tilting style low Bb spatula keys
The position, height, angle and shape of the left-hand pinky keys have all been carefully redesigned to provide extraordinary comfort and quick response.

Three-vent octave mechanism
A feature exclusive to Yamaha saxophones, the three-vent octave mechanism eliminates fuzzy, unclear tones when playing G, G# and A with the octave key.

Adjustable thumb rest
All Yamaha saxophones feature an adjustable thumb rest to allow for precise and comfortable hand and fingering position.

Refined key shape and dimension
Yamaha saxophone keys are not simply shaped and positioned according to mechanical necessity; the entire system is designed from the player's perspective, with emphasis on comfort, speed, and overall playability. The natural feel of the keys eliminates the need to adapt to an unnatural or uncomfortable key layout.

Adjustable key guard felts
Optimum intonation and venting

Tapered pivot screws
Precise adjustment and smooth key action


Specifications

Level Standard
Key Eb
Neck Standard
Neck Material Yellow Brass
Body Material Yellow Brass
Bell Yellow Brass
Key Material Yellow Brass
Key Buttons Polyester
Finish Clear baked epoxy lacquer
Tone Holes Drawn
Auxilary Keys Front F; Low A
Mouthpiece Yamaha 5C
Mouthpiece Cap Plastic
Ligature Yello Brass; Clear lacquer
Spring Type Stainless steel
Pad Type Waterproof leather and wool felt with plastic tone boosters
Bell Decoration Stamped
Thumb Hook Adjustable plastic
Pivot Screw Straight-tapered, with head and nylon lock (adjustable)
Mounting Post on body
$8,555.00 $5,636.99