The Yamaha YAS62 professional alto saxophone is a pro instrument capable of any style. Created with a variety of artists, features like the new 62 style neck make this sax suitable for performance-level in any genre. The narrower bore in the neck allows a darker tone and quicker response, fusing playability with a strong tonal core.
Enjoy a professional sound and look. With a silver-plated finish and intricate hand-engraving, this sax has beauty in every detail. It lets you produce a beautiful sound quality too, thanks to additions like the low B-C# connection. With a longer arm, this improved mechanism increases the clarity of your lower range. A professional style neck receiver also offers rich tones. You'll love every aspect of this pro saxophone.
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Experience the best tonal foundation. The YAS62 alto sax is a modern classic that other saxophones try to measure up to, and its solid tonal core is one of the reasons why. Its updated neck features a slightly narrower bore so you'll play with a darker, more sophisticated tone. Allowing a better airflow too, this neck is easier to control with a faster response and very controllable intonation. You'll get a new level of pleasure from your playing whilst creating the most luxurious sound.
Other features have been designed with this quality tone in mind too. The YAS62 professional saxophone displays Yamaha's unparalleled mechanisms with all the key posts integrated into a single plate. This plate gives your sax fair resistance as you blow, letting you deliver your sound from a deep, colourful tonal core.
Meet your sax for all musical styles and performances. The Yamaha YAS62 is regarded as the original saxophone that works for every genre. Yamaha's highly skilled artisans devoted themselves to this design, working with both classical and jazz players, so you'll love to perform any style on this horn. After thorough testing by professionals, its playability is second to none too. Its blue steel needle springs create a whole new level of responsiveness, allowing a seamless transition between notes from top to bottom. Its fast response also projects well, meaning this really is a sax you'll love to perform on.
The beautiful look of this saxophone suits its pro status. Yamaha are renowned for the quality of their materials, and the premium brass in the YAS62 gives this iconic instrument its strength. Then, for a professional finish you have refined silver plating, a hard material for a high-end shine. The hand-engraving on the bell is a touch of luxury. The YAS62 features a beautifully intricate design, displaying even finer detail than former models.
Yamaha have carefully put together this pro sax with upgraded specifications to give you the best feel and sound as you play. Like most professional saxophones now, the YAS62 has a high F# key for alternative fingering. Playability is also improved thanks to a low B-C# connector. This mechanism is improved with a longer arm, making sure the low C# key closes completely for a clearer response and a more reliable lower range. Then there's your comfort, which is benefitted by an adjustable thumb rest, so that your saxophone will feel like it was made for your hand. With all these features to add to your confidence in your instrument, the YAS62 will always bring out the absolute best from your playing.
Your new professional saxophone is equipped with advanced extras so you're ready to play at a high standard right away. The included semi-hard case provides ideal protection for your instrument, even on busy trains and buses. It's handy with multiple handles for carrying in different ways or standing it up too. For an extra comfortable hold for longer journeys, backpack straps mean you can walk any distance with your saxophone. You're also all set with the acclaimed 4C mouthpiece. These mouthpieces are respected by professionals as capable of providing consistent playing technique so you can achieve the rich sounds this sax is known for.
Yamaha are universally acknowledged as a leader in the musical world. They are known for their attention to detail and precision, which has earned the respect of students as well as professional musicians from around the world. Yamaha's combination of craftsmanship and leading technology are transferred into the production of every instrument.
As a premium brand, Yamaha are proud to offer a free five-year extended warranty when the purchase of your instrument is registered within six months of purchase. Please visit the Yamaha website for the full terms and conditions and to register your warranty.
When you register your instrument you can get a three-month premium subscription to Tomplay where you can access over 40,000 scores with backing tracks. You are able to filter by musical style, composer, difficulty and accompaniment type and interact with the scores. The pieces are all recorded by professional musicians and you can control the tempo and even record yourself playing. If you wish, you can also print and annotate your score and create loops to focus on those more difficult passages. For more information, please see the Yamaha/Tomplay website.