Yamaha YAS875EX Eb Alto Saxophone
This professional level saxophone is flexible enough to be used for any type of music as it has a smooth response with a refined sound, which is full of colour.
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You will find the Yamaha YAS-875EX04 Eb alto sax is ideal for you as a professional saxophonist of any style looking for an instrument that can handle even the most demanding repertoire.
Yamaha's highly evolved flagship model features stress-free key work, low-register playability and the best intonation of any saxophone.
An improved version of that proven classic the Custom 875, the EX saxes result from decades of painstaking research and trials involving some of the world's greatest saxophonists.
The YAS-875EX04 features a smooth response and a deep refined sound full of rich colours.
It also features a solid feel with quick and nimble action plus a wide dynamic range, stunning projection, and an authoritative tone with a beautifully defined tonal core.
- Brand new key layout: The new Custom EX alto saxophone has had a complete overhaul of the key layout, which offers a smoother playing experience giving players more confidence when performing
- Changes to the Front F key shape and mechanism
- Position change of the left-hand palm keys
- Left-hand table keys
- Right-hand side keys and right-hand pinky keys
- With the new, more ergonomic key layout design, the new Custom EX gives players unrivalled comfort and makes hand adjustment easy and almost stress free
- Easy to play in the lower register: During the design process, Yamaha experimented with new methods for producing the bottom bow of the instrument
- The diameter of the low C and D toneholes has been reduced
- Yamaha's unique acoustic annealing process has been applied to enhance low now playability
- Resistance is consistant throughout the instrument's range
- V1 neck: The wide bore taper of the V1 neck provides a free-blowing feel and the greatest possible flexibility.
- Bell brace: The bell/body brace features two-point contact for enhanced projection and a free-blowing response
- Octave key: The octave key has a unique new ball joint design for smoother, quicker action. The new neck receiver improves the tonal resonance
- Centre-bow reinforcement plate: The centre-bow reinforcement plate has been removed on the EX alto for a free blowing resistance
The Yamaha YAS-875EX is supplied in a hard case with shoulder strap and built in backpack straps. Also included is a Yamaha 4CM ebonite mouthpiece, cap, ligature, external cleaning cloth, cork grease and sample reed.
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Yamaha is a leading player in the musical instrument industry. Yamaha instruments are renowned for their exceptional build quality, reliability and manufacturing precision and consistency. Many players choose Yamaha as they are a widely respected and trusted brand.
- Model: YAS-875EX04, YAS-875EXS04
- Key: Eb
- Material: Brass
- Keywork: Gold Lacquer (YAS-875EX04), Silver Plated (YAS-875EXS04)
- Mechanism: Full Keywork
- Finish: Gold Lacquer (YAS-875EX04), Silver Plated (YAS-875EXS04)
- Mouthpiece: Yamaha 4CM
- Sling: Yes
- Lyre Box: Yes
- Warranty: 2 Years