Chuck Levin's is an authorized dealer of Yamaha

Chuck Levin's is an authorized dealer of Yamaha



Yamaha YTS-82Z MkII Tower of Power Hand-Selected Bb Tenor Saxophone



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    Crafted by the Masters at Yamaha, Hand Selected by the Masters from Tower of Power

    This specific saxophone was hand-selected by the Tower of Power Horns for its exceptional playability, even when compared to Yamaha's already impeccable production standards. It comes with a certificate of authenticity identifying the individual serial number and an autographed poster to commemorate Tower of Power's 50th anniversary.

    On the 10th Anniversary of their introduction, the Custom Z saxophones have been reexamined from neck to bell. They now offer the ultimate combination of expressiveness, response and control while staying true to their free-spirited origins. Since the Custom Z was developed in 2003, the technology, craftsmanship and specifications of the Custom Z series have continued to improve to fulfill the needs of the highest level musicians.

    One-Piece Bell With New Engraving

    In the tradition of those coveted vintage saxophones, the 82Z now comes equipped with a one-piece bell. This feature drastically improves low end response and offers the player a wider palette of tonal color. More elaborate with finer detail, the new engraving design offers delicate beauty.

    Metal Resonator Pad

    The metal resonators offer an outstanding response and deliver a wider dynamic range. The entire range of the instrument has a clearer pronunciation, providing effortless playability all around.

    V1 Neck

    The wide bore taper of the V1 neck provides a free-blowing feel and the greatest possible flexibility.

    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.

    Lighter Thumb Hook and Thumb Rest Bases

    Lighter thumb rest and thumb hook base designs produce better response and a more cohesive tone.

    Adjustable Front F Key

    An adjustable Front F mechanism gives the player the freedom to find the optimal level of resistance in the altissimo range.

    Case

    The 82Z comes equipped with lightweight case that has a shoulder strap.

    SPECIFICATIONS

    • Key: Bb
    • Bell Type: One-piece
    • Bell Decoration: Hand engraved
    • Key Buttons: Mother of Pearl
    • Auxiliary Keys: High F#, Front F
    • Thumb Hook: Adjustable
    • Finish: Gold Lacquer
    • Neck: TV1
    • Mouthpiece: 4CM
    • Case: Included