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

Last updated on April 24, 2022

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.

Yamaha’s first pro-level horn, now arguably one of the modern-day icons in the saxophone world

It’s easy to underestimate just how important the 61 series was in terms of the historical development of the saxophone.
When they first appeared on the market it was at a time when there was almost no choice for the professional player other than to buy a Selmer or look for a decent horn that had been built a few decades earlier.
More importantly, it heralded a new approach to design and manufacture – along with a completely fresh perspective with regard to tone and performance. In short, this was a contemporary horn in every respect. The price was right too – the production techniques used by Yamaha allowed them to sell this horn remarkably cheap, putting it well within the reach of non-professional players who nonetheless required a decent horn.

I can do shipping inside Europe (no customs for EU countries) with SEPA payment, but would prefer local pickup/cash in Zagreb (HR). Ask for the info. Pictures
Yamaha YAS-61 Alto Saxophone (Purple Logo) - (2)