Yamaha YAS-280 Alto Saxophone

Alto Saxophone

  • School model
  • New model with improved neck receiver and improved low B-C# connection
  • Continuous key guards
  • Adjustable thumb rest
  • High F# key
  • Bell inner ring
  • Front F key
  • Brass body
  • Key mechanism and body in gold lacquer
  • Included: Light case with backpack straps, Yamaha 4C Mouthpiece, saxophone strap and cork grease
  • Successor to the YAS-275
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  • Jazz
  • R'n'B

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Finish body Gold Lacquered
Finish Keys Gold Lacquered
Body Brass
Gravure No
Additional Bocal No
Resonator Pad Plastic
Case Yes
Case with Backpack System Yes
Mou Yes
Strap Yes
Wiper (Body) No
S Arc Wiper No

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Very good instrument
etc-etc, 08.04.2019
The saxophone arrived fine out-of-box except for the octave key which was riding a little high and in released position was about 1 mm above equal height with the thumb rest. All notes in standard range respond well, in tune and clear. Altissimo range is more easily accessible as high F# key is provided. The side C and Bb seem a little undervented. The G# pad sometimes sticks closed the next day after playing as it often does on other saxophones. The neck collar jaws are much improved from earlier versions - they are beefy enough to not bend shut when the neck screw is tightened (that was an issue on YAS-23 where the neck collar jaws were much thinner). The bell when looked on from player's side, while parallel to the main body, is facing somewhat to the left which appears to be a compact design feature, as all low stack keys respond and seal properly. All in all, a well made, sturdy and easy to play instrument.
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Great for intermedium or beginer saxophone players!
Luís C., 13.06.2015
This was the first saxophone I bought and I love it. It is a great instrument, I like the feel, the gold, and the touch of the keys.
I know it is not the best saxophone in the world but it has a very good quality-price relation.
The sound is very good acording to the price I paid.
There was only one thing that I switched and that was the mouthpiece, the mouthpiece was a little too closed for me so I exchanged for a Yamaha 7C.
I also recomend the Rico jazz select 3S that go very well with this saxophone.
I have been using it in my auditions and it is being a great success, the sound is clear and everyone loves the music.
Overall you should buy this set, it helped me very much.
Thank you!
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Yamaha YAS-280 Alto Saxophone
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Yamaha YAS-280 Alto Saxophone

Alto Saxophone School model, New model with improved neck receiver and improved low B-C# connection, Continuous key guards, Adjustable thumb rest, High F# key, Bell inner ring, Front F key, Brass...

  • Finish body: Gold Lacquered
  • Finish Keys: Gold Lacquered
  • Body: Brass
  • Gravure: No
  • Additional Bocal: No
  • Resonator Pad: Plastic
  • Case: Yes
  • Case with Backpack System: Yes
  • Mou: Yes
  • Strap: Yes
  • Wiper (Body): No
  • S Arc Wiper: No
Yamaha YAS-280S Alto Saxophone
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Yamaha YAS-280S Alto Saxophone

Alto Saxophone School model, New model with improved neck receiver and improved low B-C# connection, Continuous key guards, Adjustable thumb rest, High F# key, Bell inner ring, Front F key, Brass...

  • Finish body: Silver Plated
  • Finish Keys: Silver Plated
  • Body: Brass
  • Gravure: No
  • Additional Bocal: No
  • Resonator Pad: Plastic
  • Case: Yes
  • Case with Backpack System: Yes
  • Mou: Yes
  • Strap: Yes
  • Wiper (Body): No
  • S Arc Wiper: No
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