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Yamaha YAS-61 Alto Saxophone (Purple Logo) – (2)

For sale Yamaha YAS-61 (Purple Logo, No. 011xxx) alto saxophone, used but recently repaded and tuned, some lacquer wear (see pics). This Yamaha YAS-61 Purple Logo is gig ready and no need for any additional investments, it plays with punchy modern sound on the brighter side. This is first generation of Yamaha professional saxophones from the seventies. Comes with original case without mouthpiece.  Continue reading

Octave Key Mod for Yamaha 61 and 62 Saxophone

This is a simple tutorial (octave key modification) how to modify Yamaha 61/62 (it might work on other models 21, 25…)  alto or tenor saxophone octave key mechanism to work with Yamaha custom necks. I tested it with G1, G3 and V1 alto/tenor custom necks, but other Yamaha custom necks should work also. The problem is that the octave lever on these models is too short to reach custom neck octave key, so we need to extend it approximately 1 cm (0.394 in), depending on particular horn/neck combination. The modification Continue reading