Item #0213129 Model #TWO10

Yanagisawa Elite Tenor Saxophone Lacquer

$6,439.00

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Tight tonal core with great projection.

The Yanagisawa TWO10 Elite Professional Tenor Saxophone combines stunning good looks with a sound to match. Handcrafted in Japan to the highest standards of excellence, the TWO10 Elite sings with a robust, lusty tone across its entire range. Its proprietary innovations and precision craftsmanship produce effortless playability, immediate response, and spot-on intonation for expressive performances. The TWO10 Elite tenor saxophone captivates the eyes and ears alike, a masterpiece for the discerning musician ready to step up to a world-class instrument.

Yanagisawa artisans handcraft each TWO10 Elite tenor saxophone to exacting tolerances using innovative features found only in Yanagisawa saxophones. Every detail of the TWO10 Elite aims for intuitive, responsive playability. Its redesigned neck and bell optimize resonance and projection for a full, rich tone with outstanding dynamic range. Overall, the TWO10 Elite tenor saxophone achieves a rare combination of visual beauty and acoustic excellence that places it in a class by itself.

From the rich lower register to the singing high notes, the TWO10 Elite's tone is consistently warm, centered and responsive, suited to any genre. Its tapered tone holes and hand-hammered bell generate resonance and projection. Articulation is crisp, intonation precise. Jazz players will appreciate its flexibility, classical saxophonists, its nuance. Whatever your style, the TWO10 Elite tenor saxophone delivers a voice to make your mark.

The TWO10's ergonomic keywork grants intuitive control. Its offset spatulas and teardrop-shaped palm keys conform naturally to fingers. Blue steel springs and tapered pivot screws enable quick, accurate key returns. Such design grants access to a light, quick response and extended techniques. Your ideas flow freely without physical hindrance, unleashing fullest expression.

Visually stunning yet highly functional, the TWO10 Elite tenor saxophone represents the pinnacle of Yanagisawa's craft. Every component, from the engraved flourishes to the mother of pearl key touches, is crafted by hand to the most exacting standards. The hand-engraved bell and neck are a work of art and a point of pride for Yanagisawa's master engravers. This meticulous handiwork results in an alto saxophone of stunning beauty and heirloom quality.

Features

  • Key: Bb
  • Elite Model Tenor: Neck, body, bell, and bow all lacquered brass
  • Keys: Lacquered brass 
  • High-F# key (High-F# key-less model available by special order)
  • Body tubing: Brass
  • Engraved
  • Case included
  • Ebonite mouthpiece (standard equipment)