Yamaha YAS-62UL - Alto Saxophone - Unlacquered
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Yamaha's entry-level Pro alto saxophone with an unlacquered finish
The Yamaha YAS-62 is considered one of the most reliable and reputable professional saxophones in its class. One step below Yamaha's Custom models, the 62 represents great value for money as it shares many of the characteristics of the top designs yet is made available at a much lower price point. To those players who are looking to upgrade their student sax to a higher-level model, the YAS-62 should be top of their list!
In 2024 Yamaha introduced the Unlacquered version (and an Amber model), giving the player a greater choice of finishes from this point onwards.
Yamaha is world famous for their instrument manufacturing and it is well known that their products represent quality across the board. One of their design techniques is to use a 'top-down' method which means that Yamaha uses the research and development from their top models and applies it to their lower-tier models. This means that the lower-level models - the 280, 480, and in this case, the 62 - all benefit from the high level of engineering that is on hand in the Custom models; this includes very similar keywork, similar high-level intonation and a quality of tone that is very close by comparison.
Very much designed as a blank canvas, this horn is at home in pretty much any context from rock to classical and any style in between! Anyone who’s finding themselves held back by their student instrument, or a more advanced player looking for a great sax on a budget should consider a 62 as their next step forward.
Key Touches: Simulated white mother-of-pearl
Neck: Yamaha V1
Case: Yamaha, rectangular back-pack style
Mouthpiece: Yamaha 4C
Made in: Japan
Free Professional Set Up & Free Checkover within a Year
Recommended for: Reliability, versatility, solid sound
The YAS-62 is one of the most recognised saxophones in the world - it has been around for many decades and the design has been tweaked here and there over the years. I feel that the latest iteration with the V1 neck has now given the 62 the right balance of breadth and focus in sound. I love the fact that these horns are now available in an unlacquered and amber finish. The amber has a depth and sophistication to it while the unlacquered version will eventually give off that classic vintage look.
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