YAS-62 Alto Saxophones

Already a legend, the “62” attained the love and respect of a wide range of players for its highly reliable performance and outstanding quality. It owes its success to a group of dedicated designers with great vision, and highly skilled craftsmen performing their work with an extraordinary level of devotion, perfection, and passion.

YAS-62

Finish: Gold lacquer

YAS-62S

Finish: Silver-plated

Feature

YAS-62 Neck

YAS-62 Neck

A slightly narrower bore provides a faster response and greater control. The new 62 style neck allows a comfortable flow of air so that every player can attain a solid tonal core.

YAS-62 Neck receiver

YAS-62 Neck receiver

The professional style neck receiver increases togetherness of neck and body offering richer tones. It has the flexibility to choose between the included 62-style neck and those designed for the Custom Z and Custom EX Yamaha saxophones (sold separately).

Octave key with a regular joint to realize smoothness

Octave key with a regular joint to realize smoothness

A simple but functionable octave joint to realize smoothness.

62 shape

62 shape

Traditional body shape is adopted which makes the sound brighter and playing feel lighter.

Ergonomic key layout

Key layout is designed to fit to humans' hands. This helps players concentrate on their performance without feeling stress.

Integrated key posts

Integrated key posts

This style of key posts adds a moderate resistance and makes the instrument sound as you blow into it.

Adjustable tear drop front F key

Adjustable tear drop front F key

The unique tear-drop shaped F key improves playability. It is adjustable to players' preferences.

Seesaw key

Seesaw key

The left-hand seesaw key has been designed to increase playability as well as provide a more comfortable feel.

Two-point contact

Two-point contact

Two-point contact is adopted for enhanced projection and a free-blowing response.

Two-piece bell

Two-piece bell

Two pieces of brass sheets are jointed together by the hands of craftsmen, then shaped to the bell with a machine.

62 style (AS, TS)

62 style (AS, TS)

More elaborate with finer detail, the new design offers delicate beauty.

Bell-ring

Bell-ring

Bell rings supports the instrument to vibrate well when players blow into it.

Separate style key guard

Separate style key guard

The separate key guards feature adjustable screw cap stoppers for professional-style technical adjustments.

Improved low B-C# connection

Improved low B-C# connection

An improved mechanism from low B-C# connection ensures the consistent closing of the low C# key and promotes a clear response from notes in the low range of the instrument.

Case (ASC-600E)

Case (ASC-600E)

Semi-hard case offers a contemporary look and greater ease of transport.

Audio & Video

Dr. Eugene Rousseau - Advantages of New 62 Saxophones

Dave Koz with Yamaha saxophones

The colours and finishes shown may vary from those on the actual products.