Yamaha YAS-82ZIIU Alto Saxophone - Unlacquered

Yamaha YAS-82ZIIU Alto Saxophone - Unlaquered
Yamaha YAS-82ZIIU Alto Saxophone - Unlaquered
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On the 10th Anniversary of their introduction, the Custom Z saxophones have been reexamined from neck to bell. They now offer the ultimate combination of expressiveness, response and control while staying true to their free-spirited origins. Since the Custom Z was developed in 2003, the technology, craftsmanship and specifications of the Custom Z series have continued to improve to fulfill the needs of the highest level musicians.
One-piece bell with new engraving
Ith the tradition of those coveted vintage saxophones, the 82Z new comes equipped with a one-piece bell. This feature drastically improves low end response and offers the player a wider palette of tonal color. More elaborate with finer detail, the new engraving desing offers delicate beauty
Metal Resonator Pad
The metal resonators offer an outstanding response and deliver a wider dynamic range. The entire range of the instrument has a clearer pronunciation, providing effortless playability all around
V1 Neck
The wide bore taper of the V1 neck provides a free0blowing feel and the greatest possible flexibility
Improved Low B-C# connection
An improved mechanism from low B-C# connection ensures the consistent closing of the low C# key and promotes a clear response from notes in the low range of the instrument
Lighter thumb hook and thumb rest bases
Lighter thumb rest and thumb hook base designs produce better response and a more cohesive tone
Adjustable Front F Key
An adjustable front F mechanism gives the player the freedom to find the optimal level of resistance in the altissimo range
The 82Z comes equipped with lightweight case that has a shoulder strap

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Key of: Eb
Bell Type: One-piece, Hand Engraved
Key Buttons: Mother of Pearl
Auxiliary Keys: High F#, Front F
Thumb Hook: Adjustable
Finish: Unlacquered
Neck: AV1
Mouthpiece: 4CM
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