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 Resonators

  • Domed 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 offers a free-blowing feel and the greatest possible flexibility. This combination of features allows the player the ultimate level of tonal expression.

Improved Low B-C# connection

  • An improved mechanism from low B to C# ensures a proper seal for these notes which promotes a clear response throughout 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.

Z Style Case

  • The 82Z saxophones come in slim, lightweight cases which provide excellent protection. A convenient shoulder strap is also included.

Available Configurations:

  • YAS-82ZII - Gold lacquered
  • YAS-82ZIIS - Silver-plated