YAMAHA YAS-23

YAMAHA1000 - 1500 euros | 1400 - 2100 dollars

The Yamaha YAS-23 alto saxophone is an excellent choice for the student or beginning band member. The YAS23 alto saxophone features a gold lacquer body, with very durable key work. The quality that makes this one of our most recommended student alto saxophones is the intonation. The intonation is excellent and offers the beginning saxophonist an excellent start. Complete with strong plywood case, Yamaha 4C alto saxophone mouthpiece and all necessary saxophone care products. Start them right with the Yamaha YAS-23 Alto Saxophone.

Adjustable thumb rest

All Yamaha saxophones feature an adjustable thumb rest to allow for precise and comfortable hand and fingering position.

Refined key shape and dimension

Yamaha saxophone keys are not simply shaped and positioned according to mechanical necessity; the entire system is designed from the player’s perspective, with emphasis on comfort, speed, and overall playability. The natural feel of the keys eliminates the need to adapt to an unnatural or uncomfortable key layout.

Adjustable key guard felts

Optimum intonation and venting

Power-forged keys

Excellent durability

Tapered pivot screws

Precise adjustment and smooth key action

Features

  • Neck Standard
  • Neck Material Yellow Brass
  • Bell Yellow Brass
  • Key Buttons Polyester
  • Finish Nickel-plating (keys); Clear baked epoxy lacquer (body)
  • Tone Holes Drawn
  • Auxiliary Keys Front F
  • Mouthpiece Yamaha 4C
  • Mouthpiece Cap Plastic
  • Ligature Yellow brass; Clear lacquer
  • Pad Type Waterproof leather and wool felt with plastic tone boosters
  • Bell Decoration Stamped
  • Thumb Hook Adjustable plastic
  • Pivot Screw Straight-tapered, nylon lock, non head (adjustable)
  • Mounting Post on body

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Reviews on Web

- ShWoodwind (YAS275) (en)
- Sax On The Web
- Youtube (en)

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