Yamaha Debuts Rare Custom EX Saxophone in White Lacquer

1/22/2010 [Corporate]

Limited-Edition Saxophones Appeal to Players of All Styles; Only 50 Models to be Produced

YAS-875EXW Saxophone
BUENA PARK, Calif.—Yamaha Corporation of America, Band & Orchestral Division, debuted the highly-anticipated YAS-875EXW saxophone featuring vivid white and gold lacquering. Only 50 models of the YAS-875EXW saxophone will be produced and they will available for a limited-time.

"The design of the EX line of saxophones is the result of painstaking research and trials," said Kurt Witt, marketing manager, Yamaha Winds. "This amazing instrument reveals the inner feelings of saxophonists who play all different styles of music. Its striking beauty, quick response and rich sound make it the perfect embodiment of Yamaha."

The YAS-875EXW saxophone features a smooth, quick response along with a deep, refined sound full of rich colors. It also comes with quick and nimble action, a wide dynamic range, stunning projection and an authoritative tone produced by a beautifully defined total core. Known for their flexibility, the EX saxophones are appropriate for a wide range of musicians and styles. The custom necks enhance tonal resonance and give a quicker, more comfortable response. Additionally, the sax features a two-point bell brace for better efficiency.

The YAS-875EXW saxophone will be available in March 2010.

For more information on the YAS-875EXW white lacquer saxophone, write Yamaha Corporation of America, Band & Orchestral Division, Wind Instruments, P.O. Box 6600, Buena Park, CA 90622; telephone (714) 522-9011; e-mail infostation@yamaha.com; or visit www.yamaha.com/band.

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