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Yamaha Band EX Series Custom Alto Saxophone - Black Lacquer Finish

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YAS875EXBII

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An improved version of the proven classic Custom 875, the EX saxes are the result of decades of painstaking research and trials involving some of the world's greatest saxophonists. They feature a smooth response and a deep, refined sound full of rich colours. They also feature a solid feel with quick and nimble action, a wide dynamic range, stunning projection, and an authoritative tone with a beautifully defined total core. You will find that the depth and smoothness of their sound is simply incredible, and you will also find that these horns are very flexible, at home in any kind of music. The size and shape of the key buttons have been changed for a better 'feel', while the new Custom necks enhance tonal resonance and give a quicker, more comfortable response. And the saxes feature a two-point bell brace for better efficiency, so you don't have to work as hard to sound great.

Features:
• Custom V1 Neck is handmade and offers highly accurate intonation with an improved response
• Octave key with unique ball joint design for smooth, quick action
• Left hand seesaw key facilitates quick and comfortable technique for the left-hand pinky
• The bell/body brace features two-point contact for enhanced projection and a free-blowing response
• Adjustable Front F key gives the player the freedom to find the optimal level of resistance in the altissimo range

Specifications:
• Level: Custom
• Key of: Eb
• Neck: Custom V1 (Hand Made)
• Neck Material: French Brass
• Body Material: French Brass
• Bell: French Brass; One-Piece
• Key Material: Yellow Brass
• Key Buttons: Mother of Pearl
• Finish: Black lacquer
• Tone Holes: Drawn
• Auxiliary Keys: Front F; High F# key
• Mouthpiece: Yamaha 4CM
• Mouthpiece Cap: Yellow Brass; Gold Lacquer
• Ligature: Yellow Brass; Gold Lacquer
• Spring Type: Blue Steel Needle
• Pad Type: Waterproof leather and wool felt with plastic tone boosters
• Bell Decoration: Hand Engraved
• Thumb Hook: Adjustable Plastic
• Pivot Screw: Bullet tip design with head
• Mounting: Ribbed and Flanged
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