About the Model A902
The Yanagisawa A902 is identical to the A901, except that the solid bronze provides an exceptionally rich, mellow tone. The Yanagisawa A902 incorporates many of the innovations that make every Yanagisawa model an incomparably fine instrument. Outstanding projection, full-bodied tone, lively response and Yanagisawa high precision engineering. A great upgrade and in fact pro Sax. The Yanagisawa A902 has a standard neck configuration as compared with the underslung model on the 991/992, the 902 also has its pillars individually mounted directly to the body which allows the base brass to really sing. An exceptional saxophone that the jazzers will like because of its warm, mellow tone. It also has broader appeal with the classical players who appreciate the excellent tuning, immediate response and total reliability.
Octave system - Both ends of the octave key axis rotate in a receptacle that is coated to ensure a smooth operation every time. Rocking table mechanism - The C# and Bb keys have a rocking table mechanism that allows for optimal speed and fludity. F-auxiliary key mechanism - Ensures a proper seal of the pads when playing in the low range of the saxophone. "Indented" white shell keys provide comfort for the player. The pivot screws are pointed to allow an accurate center and precise action. The pads are air-tight and waterproof to extend their life. Blue steel springs provide a quick response and greater durability than stainless steel. The tri-point balanced bell brace firmly connects the bell and the body of the horn. Hand made in Japan. Hand Engraved. Lacquered bronze. Post to body construction. High F# key. Comes with woodshell case with quality ebonite mouthpiece.