The Yamaha YMP-204MS marching mellophone is a special order Item: Please allow extra time for delivery.
The Yamaha YMP-204MS marching mellophone features a rich vibrant sound with excellent tonal projection. Yamaha R&D conducted extensive field tests with leading bands, and has redesigned the bracing for a more open 'free-blowing' feel. The overall balance has also been changed making it more comfortable to hold and play, while the slide configuration has been reworked improving both intonation and tone qualities.
Bracing has been removed to help create a more open and free-blowing feel
Modified slide lengths
The first and third valve slide lengths have been modified to improve the overall intonation and tonal coloring
Improved weight distribution
The improved weight distribution places more of the weight near the players' hands, creating a more comfortable instrument
Quick bell flare
The improved bell shape provides optimal projection while producing a clear and soaring sound