Yanagisawa Alto Saxophones are played by some of the world’s most famous saxophonists from both jazz and classical music backgrounds.
All of Yanagisawa’s saxophones are famous for their light key action that is extremely agile, even while playing the most difficult of passages. Yanagisawa’s alto sax range comes in a wide variety of different materials and finishes to suit the player’s aesthetic and sonic preferences.
The A901, A902, A991, A992, A9930, A9932 & A9937 are now discontinued & have been replaced by the AWO1, AWO2, AWO10, AWO20, AWO30, AWO32 & AWO37. They are all available silver plated…add an S after the model number, for example the silver plated AWO1 becomes the AWO1S. They are also all available un-lacquered…add a U after the model number, for example the un-lacquered AWO1 becomes the AWO1U.
All Yanagisawa Alto Saxes come with one of Yanagisawa’s own extremely high quality ebonite mouthpieces. For advanced players and professionals, the Yanagisawa AW010 Alto Saxophone is designed with a superb tonal range and specially sourced brass material. For something a little different, the Yanagisawa AWO10S Alto Saxophone, Silver provides a broader, more edgy sound.