The Yamaha 62 Alto
Sax is their flagship model & the number 62 has stayed
unchanged since it's conception. For advanced students &
professional saxophonists. Other models of Yamaha Alto Saxes
have changed over the years. For example the 21 became the
23, which then became the 25, then 275, then 280, what next?
With high F# key
Front F mechanism
Silver plated (YAS-62S)
Newly designed neck receiver
The new professional style neck receiver allows the
player to project a more even tone.
Custom style octave key
Re-designed for a smoother and quicker response.
Silicon treated leather pads
Silicon treatment helps protect the leather pads
Blue steel needle springs
Blue steel springs provide a faster, more sensitive
Acoustic annealing of the body
This process of heating and cooling called annealing
gives the metal optimum density for superior tone.
Adjustable thumb rest
Thumb rest allows for precise and comfortable hand
and fingering positions.
Tilting style low Bb key
The position, height, angle, and shape of the low
Bb spatula key has been re-designed for comfort and response.
Refined key shape
With an emphasis on comfort and speed, the new key
shape has been designed to allow the player to hold the saxophone
in a more natural manner