‘’Expressive Tones, Deep Warm Sounds & Accurate Intonation’’
Yamaha offers a complete line of saxophones to suit every level of player from the beginning band student to the seasoned pro. Through the Yamaha ideology of 'vertical integration', the highest level Custom saxophone models are designed first, and elements of those models are carried down into the professional, intermediate, and even standard level saxophones. Through this process, Yamaha designers take great care to make sure that each saxophone model combines the ideal levels of form, function and value for the saxophonist who will be the recipient of that instrument.
Yamaha professional saxophones have a long history of providing students and performers alike with an unmatched combination of quality and value. These saxophones are created with the needs of the modern performer in mind and are designed to offer a rich, clear tone and excellent playability so that every step, from practice room to performance, is a great experience.
Pad Type: Leather and wool felt with plastic tone boosters
Bell Decoration: Hand Engraved
Thumb Hook: Adjustable plastic
Pivot Screw: Straight-tapered with head and nylon lock (adjustable)
Mounting: Ribbed and flanged
The YBS-62 professional baritone saxophone brings the legendary quality and value of the Yamaha 62 model saxophone to the bass voice of the saxophone line. With its strong clear sound and excellent playability, the YBS-62 can bring greater depth to the low end of your saxophone section.
Yamaha's 62 series saxes have become a modern classic and are used by leading professional players worldwide. Their strong clear sound, and excellent playability have set new standards in professional model saxophones. In addition the 62 series saxes offer extremely accurate intonation and a comfortable response.
Tilting style low Bb spatula keys
The position, height, angle and shape of the left-hand pinky keys have all been carefully redesigned to provide extraordinary comfort and quick response.
All Yamaha saxophones feature an adjustable thumb-rest to allow for precise and comfortable hand and fingering position.
Acoustic annealing of the body
The brass used in Yamaha professional model saxophones goes through an unique acoustic annealing process that gives the metal optimum density for superior tone. In conjunction with other advanced design features, acoustic annealing also contributes to precise resistance and playability.
Three-vent octave mechanism
A feature exclusive to Yamaha saxophones, the three-vent octave mechanism eliminates fuzzy, unclear tones when playing G, G# and A with the octave key.
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.