Yamaha YTS-480 Step-Up / Intermediate Tenor Saxophone

Yamaha YTS-480 Tenor Sax
Yamaha YTS-480 Tenor Sax
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  • Yamaha YTS-480 Tenor Sax
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  • YTS-480 Backpack sax pack
  • Yamaha YTS-480 Tenor Sax



The YTS-480 Tenor Sax is a special order item. Please allow 7-14 business days for delivery.

The Yamaha YTS-480 Step-Up / Intermediate Tenor Sax takes its design from the pro Yamaha tenors, making the YTS-480 the ideal instrument for students transitioning into college & professional level playing. 

Yamaha YTS-480 Step-Up / Intermediate Tenor Sax Features:

  • Ships Free from heidmusic.com
  • Professionally Inspected & Maintained (see Why Heid below)
  • Pro Quality 62-style Neck allows for a more professional sound
  • Compatible with Custom Z & EX Yamaha Necks
  • Ornate Hand-Engraved Bell improves response and widens the tonal range capabilities
  • Left-Hand Seesaw Key
  • Upgraded Low B-C# Mechanism ensures a proper seal and clear response
  • 5 Year Limited Warranty
  • Backpack Case Included

The YTS-480 is a special order item.  Please allow 7-10 business days for delivery.

Want to play one in person?
Give us a call at 888-959-1948 or click here to schedule an audition.

Why Step-Up? As a musicians' skills become more advanced, their instruments need to do the same.  Step-Up Instruments (also called Intermediate Instruments) are designed with the professional features an advancing player needs, but on an instrument that can be purchased at a manageable price. These instruments are an ideal choice for progressing young students in need of an instrument that can meet their developing needs through high school, college, and often, beyond.

Why Heid? All band instruments at Heid Music are professionally inspected & approved for quality by the esteemed Heid Music Repair Team. All band instruments (from even the finest brands) can be subject to small inconsistencies & manufacturing residues that can affect how the instrument plays.  We take the time to inspect & address every item so that the instrument you receive is not just brand new - it's better than brand new.

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