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Get Legendary Tone Quality With The Yamaha YAS-82ZIIS Custom Z Eb Alto Saxophone - Black Lacquer
On the 10th Anniversary of their introduction, the Custom Z saxophones have been reexamined from neck to bell. They now offer the ultimate combination of expressiveness, response and control while staying true to their free-spirited origins. Since the Custom Z was developed in 2003, the technology, craftsmanship and specifications of the Custom Z series have continued to improve to fulfill the needs of the highest level musicians.
- One-piece bell with new engraving - In the tradition of those coveted vintage saxophones, the 82Z now comes equipped with a one-piece bell. This feature drastically improves low end response and offers the player a wider palette of tonal color. More elaborate with finer detail, the new engraving design offers delicate beauty.
- Metal resonator pad - 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.
- V1 neck - The wide bore taper of the V1 neck provides a free-blowing feel and the greatest possible flexibility.
- Improved Low B-C# connection - 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.
- Lighter thumb hook and thumb rest bases - Lighter thumb rest and thumb hook base designs produce better response and a more cohesive tone.
- Adjustable Front F key - An adjustable Front F mechanism gives the player the freedom to find the optimal level of resistance in the altissimo range.
- Case - The 82Z comes equipped with lightweight case that has a shoulder strap.
- Key: Eb
- Bell Type: One-Piece
- Bell Decoration: Hand Engraved
- Key Buttons: Mother Of Pearl
- Auxiliary Keys: High F#, Front F
- Thumb Hook: Adjustable
- Finish: Black Lacquer
- Neck: AV1
- Mouthpiece: 4CM
- Case: Included
Warranty: See manufacturer website for details
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