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YAS-82Z (w/o High F#) Alto


YAS-82Z (w/o High F#) Alto

Serial Number : 007

Finish : Unlacquered

Brand : Yamaha

Instrument : Alto Saxophone

Category : AltoNew


As good as Yamaha's latest, improved version of the lacquered Custom Z's are, an extra dimension of response comes into play with this unlacquered alto. For years, players have been bringing their lacquered horns to our shop to have us strip the lacquer and hand polish them. Why? Players in the know have considered unlacquered horns to be more resonant. With the Unlacquered Custom Z, Yamaha has cut out the middle man and now allows the player to break in a brand new horn that is unlacquered. In time, the raw brass of this horn will develop a rich, dark patina. Yamaha's big brother to this horn, the YTS-82Z Unlacquered Tenor, has already proven itself to be outstanding. Both of these horns, with their right-on intonation and rich timbre are sure to prove themselves as classics.

Due to requests from players with a preference, Yamaha now offers a version of the fantastic unlacquered 82Z without a High F#. Many feel that this is a further enhancement in regards to response and resonance. A true player's choice with sonics that rival vintage horns.


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