12/5/2008 [Brass/Woodwinds]The New Five-Octave, Height-Adjustable Model Designed in Conjunction with Marimba Legend Keiko Abe; Culmination of Over 40 Years of Instrument Development
The Yamaha YM-6100 Series Marimba
"Yamaha and Keiko Abe have an extensive history of collaboration," said Troy Wollwage, Marketing Manager, Yamaha Percussion. "The 6100 Series Marimba represents the next evolution of five-octave marimbas. We continually strive to make improvements in all our instruments. New production methods combined with innovative ways of thinking about sound, enabled our design team to create this top-of-the-line marimba with her input."
The culmination of more than 40 decades of instrument development with Keiko Abe, the new instrument is the industry-leading flagship for all Yamaha marimbas.
A Drop Cover is also included with the instrument. Keiko Abe Artist Mallets are also available for purchase separately.
For more information, write Yamaha Corporation of America, Band & Orchestral Division, P.O. Box 6600, Buena Park, CA 90622; telephone (714) 522-9011; e-mail email@example.com; or visit www.yamaha.com/band.