Yamaha Band Professional Tenor Saxophone - Gold Lacquer

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YTS62III

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A favourite among band directors for decades, the 62 model saxophones (and their predecessor, the 61) have redefined the market by offering superior quality and durability at an affordable price. Introduced in 1979, the YAS-62 and YTS-62 saxophones withstand the tests of time and competition and have been in a continual state of improvement since the launch of the YAS-61 in 1969.

Features:

NEW 62 Style Neck:
A slightly narrower bore provides a faster response and greater control. The 62 style neck allows a comfortable flow of air so that every player can attain a solid tonal core.

New Engraving:
More elaborate with finer detail, the new design offers delicate beauty.

Improved Low B-C# connection:
An improved mechanism from low B to C# ensures a proper seal for these notes which promotes a clear response throughout the low range of the instrument.


Specs:

Auxiliary Keys: High F#, Front F
Key buttons material: Polyester
Bell Decoration: Hand-engraved
Thumb hook: Adjustable
Key: Bb

Just purchased one at L&M.2 of 2 customers found this review helpful

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Closest StoreVancouver, British Columbia
Wow, I tried out the 62III yesterday at L&M, and was amazed at how easy it was to play in tune, and how well the keys felt. It has a solid, full sound throughout the range of the instrument. Altissimo is a breeze. My primary mouthpiece is a Jody Jazz Jet 7, my secondary is a Jody Jazz HR Custom Dark. I'm using Legére American Cut 2.5 reeds.\nI'm an alto player (Yanagisawa W020 and 1937 Conn 6M VIII), who had given up on tenor, because it was a massive struggle. Turned out it was my vintage horn.\nNeedless to say, the Yammie followed me home, and I can't wait to play it again this morning.\nCheers!
Posted by Andrew Lucas on Feb 19, 2022
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Closest StoreToronto (Bloor St.), Ontario
Bought it just yesterday, but already I'm extremely impressed with the build quality and ergonomics. Very smooth and easy to play (free blowing). Sound is fabulous too. Looking forward to many enjoyable years with this beauty! Highly recommended.
Posted by Terry on Jan 29, 2022
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