The Yamaha YAS875EX Custom EX alto saxophone is one of the world's finest saxophones. Made with features like a hand-hammered one-piece bell with a floral engraving, it is a visually stunning instrument. Its sound full of rich colours matches up to this beauty, thanks to designs like the two-point bell/body brace for enhanced projection, with the power to impress any audience.
Experience a new level of playability. Yamaha's renowned mechanisms, like the octave key with a unique new ball joint design and left-hand seesaw key, allow smoother, quicker action. The Custom V1 neck is a crucial addition, providing extremely accurate intonation and a quick response so you know you can rely on your sax, whatever the occasion.
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Many professionals cherish the YAS875EX Custom as the best sax they've ever played. As the result of years of research and trials, it's been played by some of the finest musicians in the world, especially thanks to the versatility of this Custom saxophone. Whether you'll be playing classical, jazz, in bands, or in a concert hall, the 875 is made for you. It's at home in any genre and venue. You get this because of its wide dynamic range, so you can project right to the back of your audience as well as play with the most delicate softness.
Create this gorgeous sound with ease. Known for its smooth key response, nimble action, and comfortable blowing, you'll soon realise why this is such a beloved sax. It's a joy to play. With this effortless playing, the YAS875EX lets you produce a refined, authoritative sound that's rich with colour. Stand out in any ensemble with this classic tone.
The Yamaha YAS875EX is made with the utmost care. Yamaha are always known for their impeccable intonation and the V1 neck adds to this. Custom necks are top-of-the-range, so enhance your tonal depth and respond to your every nuance. You'll know how crucial a good mouthpiece is too for your saxophone's performance, and here you have a refined one in the Ebonite 4CM model. All these features add to the feel of your instrument, which you see too in the improved size and shape of the keys. The bow design lets you produce a clear sound even in the low register, being made for a free-blowing resistance.
Yamaha's mechanisms are second to none. Features like the two-point bell/body brace are incredibly made with two-point contact, which allows you an even stronger projection. You have great control over this sax with features like the adjustable front F key and thumb-rest. This flexibility lets you make sure your instrument works for you so you can hold it just how you like. The YAS875EX has been designed with your playing in mind, which you see further in features like the tilting style low Bb key and octave key with a unique new ball joint design.
Yamaha's finest instruments are carefully crafted in Japan by experienced artisans. Thanks to this, the Custom 875 has the most polished and fine appearance. A one piece bell is a thing of beauty, which also allows for a warm, deep tone. This bell has been hand-hammered for optimum precision and finished with a stunning floral engraving. This hand-engraved touch is painstaking work and shows how precious this instrument is. Another luxurious addition are the mother of pearl key buttons, for a gorgeous shine.
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.