Yamaha YAS82ZS Custom Z Professional Alto Saxophone, Silver

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£3,455.00 RRP £3,922.00 (including VAT @ 20%)

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  • Yamaha YAS82Z Custom Z Alto Saxophone, Silver
  • One Piece Bell with New Engraving
  • Improved Keys and Mechanisms
  • Highly Regarded V1 Neck
  • Includes Hard Moulded Case and Mouthpiece

Yamaha YAS82ZS Custom Z Professional Alto Saxophone, Silver

This has to be one of the most exciting things to happen to the sax world in recent times - a modern sax that actually captures the sound and feel of those treasured classic saxes of the past, whilst adding state-of-the-art intonation and mechanics. 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.

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The evolution of the Yamaha Custom Z continues

With a powerful sound and the mechanisms to allow fast passages to be played without difficulty, the Z is crafted so it meets your highest expectations. The new model has been re-examined from the neck to the bell and are now equipped with a one-piece bell for increased resonance and the highly regarded V1 neck for the optimal combination of response and control.

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, whilst key action and placement feel just right. You can create whatever style of tone you're after, from vintage to contemporary, and there's no need to sacrifice comfort for sound.

The highly regarded wide bore taper of the V1 neck provides a free-blowing feel and the greatest possible flexibility.

Improved Keys and Mechanisms

An adjustable Front F mechanism on the Yamaha YAS82Z Custom Z gives the player the freedom to find the optimal level of resistance in the altissimo range. 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. 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.

Moulded Hard Case

The Yamaha YAS82Z Custom Z Alto Saxophone also comes with a lightweight Yamaha ASC-820 moulded hard case as standard, making transport of the saxophone incredibly easy with the included shoulder strap.

For more information on the Custom Z Alto Saxophones, please see the video below featuring star saxophonist Phil Woods.


  • Auxiliary Keys: High F#, Front F
  • Key buttons material: Mother of Pearl
  • Bell Decoration: Hand Engraved
  • Thumb Hook: Adjustable
  • Body Finish: Silver Plating Finish
  • Key: Eb

Included Accessories

  • Mouthpiece: AS4CM
  • Case: ASC-820 Lightweight Moulded Case