Custom V1 Neck
The Custom V1 alto saxophone neck is handmade and offers highly accurate intonation with an improved response.
The octave key has a unique ball joint design for smooth, quick action.
The Custom neck receiver provides a rich, resonant sound.
Left-hand seesaw key
The left hand seesaw key facilitates quick and comfortable technique for the
The bell/body brace features two-point contact for enhanced projection and a
Adjustable Front F key
An adjustable Front F mechanism gives the player the freedom to find the
optimal level of resistance in the altissimo range.
Features the following:
– New Low D and C, Middle B and C Tone Hole placement and
– Redesigned Ergonomics
– Redesigned Mouthpiece
– New Case
– New Hand Engraving
– Designed with Jean-Eves Formeau, Nobuya Sagawa and Otis Murphy
Finishes include Lacquer (YAS-875EXII), Black Lacquer (YAS-875EXBII) and Silver-Plate (YAS-875EXSII).
Sax Alley price includes our “New Horn Set Up” and FREE SHIPPING so the instrument will play as well as possible once you receive it.
Jun Watabe, Assistant Professor of Saxophone and Clarinet at The University of Alaska, Fairbanks, plays the 875EX. We were fortunate to be able to provide his instrument for him along with a gold-plated V1 neck. Here’s a video of him playing the EX as well as his Yamaha CSGII Clarinet.
Here’s the video from Yamaha with Nobuya Sugawa, one the artists that helped develop this great alto: