YAS-875EXII Alto Saxophones

Your voice, the new Custom EX alto saxophone

The new Yamaha YAS-875EXII Custom EX alto saxophone marks a huge step forward for saxophone design. Offering players a wealth of new musical possibilities, the new Custom EX has been designed in collaboration with some of the world’s most talented saxophonists, including Nobuya Sugawa, Jean-Yves Fourmeau and Otis Murphy. Their invaluable input has meant that Yamaha have been able to create an instrument that sounds great, is comfortable to play, and that constantly evolves with the player.

YAS-875EXII

Finish: Gold lacquer

YAS-875EXIIS

Finish: Silver-plated

YAS-875EXIIGP

Finish: Gold-plated

YAS-875EXIIB

Finish: Black lacquer

Feature

YAS-875EX Neck

YAS-875EX Neck

Custom G1 neck adds richness and fullness to the sound.

YAS-875EX Neck receiver

YAS-875EX Neck receiver

The nickel silver custom style neck receiver provides a condensed tone and good response with a high rigidity. It has the flexibility to choose between the necks designed for the Custom Z and Custom EX Yamaha saxophones (sold separately).

Octave key with a ball joint to realize utmost smoothness

Octave key with a ball joint to realize utmost smoothness

The octave key has a unique new ball joint design for smoother, quicker action. The new neck receiver improves the tonal resonance.

875 shape with custom brass

875 shape with custom brass

875 series adopts an innovative body shape which is unique to Yamaha. This produces a moderate resistance and solid tone. The material is optimized for custom models.

Ergonomic key layout (875/875EX)

Key layout is designed to fit to humans' hands. This helps players concentrate on their performance without feeling stress. 875 series adopts a newly designed key layout to realize even better playability.

Integrated key posts

Integrated key posts

This style of key posts adds a moderate resistance and makes the instrument sound as you blow into it.

Adjustable tear drop front F key

Adjustable tear drop front F key

The unique tear-drop shaped F key improves playability. It is adjustable to players' preferences.

Mother of pearl key button

Mother of pearl key button

Mother of pearl is used as key buttons. It improves playability by making it easier to hold with soft but not slippery surface.

Seesaw key

Seesaw key

The left-hand seesaw key has been designed to increase playability as well as provide a more comfortable feel.

Two-point contact

Two-point contact

Two-point contact is adopted for enhanced projection and a free-blowing response.

One-piece bell

One-piece bell

Crafsmen shape the bell from a sheet of brass with a hammer. This adds a unity to the body and makes the intonation in middle to lower range smoother. It also has a solid tone.

Hand-engraved lily with Custom EX logo

Hand-engraved lily with Custom EX logo

The Custom EX saxophone features a new ‘lily’ engraving design which is hand engraved on every instrument. Custom EX logo is the proof of craftmanship.

Bell-ring

Bell-ring

Bell rings supports the instrument to vibrate well when players blow into it.

Separate style key guard

Separate style key guard

The separate key guards feature adjustable screw cap stoppers for professional-style technical adjustments.

Without center bow

Without center bow

Removing the center bow improves responses without affecting the quality of sound.

Case (ASC-800E)

Case (ASC-800EC)

The semi-hard rucksack style case supplied with the new Custom EX is made from a stylish durable material.

The colors and finishes shown may vary from those on the actual products.