‘’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.
Recommended by band directors across the nation, Yamaha intermediate saxophones provide high-quality yet value-conscious features that make the transition from beginner saxophones comfortable and enjoyable for the growing saxophonist. Developed through the Yamaha ideology of 'vertical integration', many of the design features found on Yamaha intermediate saxophones were adopted from top level Custom saxophones, offering professional features at an intermediate price.
Key of: Bb
Neck: Straight; One-piece
Neck Material: Yellow Brass
Body Material: Yellow Brass
Bell Material: Yellow Brass
Key Material: Yellow Brass
Key Buttons: Polyester
Finish: Gold Baked Epoxy Lacquer
Tone Holes: Drawn
Auxiliary Keys: Front F ; High F#
Mouthpiece: Yamaha 4C
Mouthpiece Cap: Clear Lacquered Brass
Ligature: Clear Lacquered Brass
Spring Type: Blue Steel Needle
Pad Type: Waterproof leather and wool felt with plastic tone boosters
Bell Decoration: Laser Engraved
Thumb Hook: Adjustable plastic
Pivot Screw: New bullet point with no head
Mounting: Heat welded
The YSS-475II intermediate soprano saxophone delivers professional qualities at an intermediate price. Through the Yamaha ideology of 'vertical integration', many of the design features were adopted from top-level Custom EX saxophones, offering outstanding response, tone and intonation.
The YSS-475II delivers professional qualities at an intermediate price. Much of its design is based upon the Custom EX saxes, and it shares many of the same features. The 475II offers outstanding response, tone, and intonation, as well as comfortable playability.
Custom Style Bb Spatula Key
Based on the design of the YSS-875EXHG Custom Soprano Saxophone, the Bb spatula key design facilitates correct technique and increases player comfort.
All Yamaha saxophones feature an adjustable thumb-rest to allow for precise and comfortable hand and fingering position.
Light and Ergonomic Keys
The new keys are lighter for quicker action. Additionally, the keys are specifically positioned to provide a comfortable hand position.
High F# key
The added key allows for more alternate fingerings and a true high F#
Backpack Style Case
The YSS-475II soprano saxophone comes in a deluxe ultra-lightweight case which provide excellent protection. It includes backpack straps for ease of transport.
Improved Body Shape
The intermediate soprano saxophone body shape provides improved intonation and optimal air-flow.
Lower vent tube
The lower vent tubing design reduces noise on lower vent key action.
New key post rib plate
Improved protection with the key post rib plate increases durability and strength.
Bullet Point Pivot Screws
Bullet point headless pivot screws make for easy adjustment.
Laser engraving adds precision styling and an improved look.