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Yamaha YTS-82Z Custom Tenor Saxophone  

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        Combining quick response with a warm tone color.

        Recognizing the versatile needs of saxophonists today, Yamaha developed a saxophone capable of performing both classical and jazz. The result is the YTS-82Z Custom Z Tenor Saxophone. Jazz sax players will be knocked out by the projection, sweet tone and availability of an unlacquered model. Classical saxophonists will be enamored of the control over their tone from pianissimo to fortissimo.

        Yamaha’s YTS-82Z offers many improvements to Yamaha saxophones of the past, while maintaining a consistent build quality and free-blowing nature. The body of the Custom Z is made from a special brass alloy offering a lighter weight and a tonal flexibility only dreamt of until now. The Custom G1 neck helps produce a quick and agile response, while key action and placement just feel right. The YTS-82Z captures the sound of popular vintage saxophones of the past, but adds the comfort of modern mechanisms and playability.


        Body design
        The 82Z features a two-piece hydro-formed bell. The body, bell, and bow are annealed during production to make this horn more responsive and less resistant.
        Mechanisms
        The new mechanisms on the 82Z allow for faster action and easier repair.
        Blue steel springs
        The 82Z comes with blue steel springs for faster, more sensitive key response and higher resiliency.
        New case
        The new 82Z comes equipped with a newly designed lightweight case that has a shoulder strap.
        Engraving
        Eye catching engraving will give you the look of a custom horn.

        Features
        • Key of Bb
        • 2-piece hydroformed bell
        • Annealed body, bell, and bow
        • Unique front F mechanism
        • High F# key
        • Ribbed and flanged post mounting
        • Hand-engraved bell
        • Mother-of-pearl key buttons
         

        YTS-82Z Custom Tenor Saxophone Specifications:

        • Level: Professional
        • Key: Bb
        • Neck: Custom G1 (handmade)
        • Neck Material: French Brass
        • Body Material: French Brass (annealed)
        • Bell: French Brass (annealed), 2 pc.
        • Finish: Lacquered, Black Lacquered, Unlacquered, or Silver Plated
        • Key Material: Yellow Brass
        • Key Buttons: Mother-of-pearl
        • Tone Holes: Drawn
        • Auxiliary Keys: Front F; High F# key
        • Mouthpiece: Yamaha 4CM
        • 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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        YamahaYTS-82Z Custom Tenor Saxophone
         
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        5.0

        Rivals Mark VI

        By Anonymous

        from Undisclosed

        Comments about Yamaha YTS-82Z Custom Tenor Saxophone:

        I pick this horn up at my local music store. I tried it as just a "what ever" try, but i was amazed!. It played just as good as my VI. Its tone was beautiful, the action is quick, it played great in all ranges, and it has the looks too. Overall I use this horn on more gigs than my VI I got the black and i wouldn't trade it for anything

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        Comments about Yamaha YTS-82Z Custom Tenor Saxophone:

        I went to my local music store and got to try one of these out. i played it for about 2 hours at the store i just loved it. It's built and plays like a tank i'd play this horn if i had the money.

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        (8 of 8 customers found this review helpful)

         
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        YTS-82Z

        By crazymusicdude

        from Longmont CO

        Comments about Yamaha YTS-82Z Custom Tenor Saxophone:

        I've hade this sax for about four months and the moment I first played it I was blown away with its tone and how responsive it was. The only down side of this horn is its price but it's worth every penny.

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