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How much are Yamaha saxophones worth?

How much are Yamaha saxophones worth?

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How old is Yas 23?

For reasons that have never been clear, their first student model was not released until 1971. This saxophone was called the YAS-21, and only lasted until 1979. These saxophones were the essential DNA that the 23 would take from and build off of when they hit the scene in 1980. Enter the YAS-23.

Which Yamaha saxophone is the best?

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What key is Yas-280?


Key Eb
Bell Type Two-piece

When was the Yas 23 manufactured?

Likely a 1979-1980 model.

Which Yamaha saxophones are made in Japan?

These include the YFL-222 Flute, YCL-255 Clarinet, YAS-26 Alto Saxophone, YTS-26 Tenor Saxophone, YTR-2330 Trumpet, YSL-354 Trombone, etc. For many years the entire Yamaha band instrument line was manufactured in Japan, and stamped as such.

How much should I spend on my first saxophone?

A $2000 Saxophone for Up to 75% Off If you’re just getting started with the saxophone, then a student model is a good place to start. A new student model from Yamaha or Selmer can cost around $2000. However, these saxophones don’t hold their value as well as the pro models.

What is the difference between a Yas-280 and Yas 480?

YTS 280 and 480 are different league players, and not only for name&price. 480 is head and shoulders ahead in terms of sound richness and dynamic range. Not to mention overall stable and pleasant feel you get handling 480 compared to 280.

Is Yamaha a good brand saxophone?

YAMAHA YAS-280 Perfect for the advancing saxophone student, this is again considered one of the best in its price range, and is available in a range of finishes, including silver plated lacquer. What is this? The Yamaha Custom has been Yamaha’s top-of-the-range series since 2002.