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Yanagisawa AWO1 Alto Saxophone - Lacquer


Yanagisawa AWO1 Alto Saxophone - Lacquer

The AW01 Professional Model is the upgraded replacement for the popular and highly regarded A901 model. The AWO1 lacquered brass model is a great choice for aspiring students as well as experienced professionals. It has a strong tonal core thanks to a re-engineered bore and toneholes, plus many upgraded features exclusive to the WO series such as newly designed front F key, right side keys and right little finger key. An additional plate on the neck of the WO1 & WO2 which helps tighten the core of the sound.

In addition to these new playing features the WO series features a new style of engraving and a new style case with an additional pocket and backpack design further upgrading the new WO series. Learn all about this quality sax when you try this sax at Prozone Music.

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Adjustable front F key;

Forefinger control of the palm F key broadens the range of possibilities for altissimo harmonics. The ideal setting is possible because this mechanism allows the opening of the high F key pad to be adjusted independently.

Seesaw linkage between the C# and Bb table keys facilitates faster, smoother finger technique.

Genuine mother-of-pearl touches;

Indented mother-of-pearl key touches are attractive, afford the fingertips a more natural fit and feel and are less slippery than plastic touches when wet.

Palm-key reinforcement plate/Integrated post-rib construction which adds strengh to the soldered interface between key posts and the body. The palm-key reinforcement plate and stack-post ribs also protect the body from damage should a post receive an accidental blow. They also assist mid-range resonance, acoustic depth and projection across all registers.

Pointed pivot screws provide the utmost in precision and reliability, pointed pivot screws ensure that center arms or hinge rods are an exact.

Sealed, waterproof pads; airtight pads facilitate balanced, leak-free play while quality waterproofing extends pad service life.

Blued-steel needle springs are more elastic than the stainless-steel variety, offer faster action and render a better command of difficult passages.

The tri-point bell-bow brace ensures structural stability, rigidity and enhances resonance even at fortissimo levels.

Adjustable vibration-damping bar which dampens sympathetic vibrations in the right-hand F# key, thus stabilizing the production of notes in the lower register.


Yanagisawa A-WO1 Alto Saxophone - Lacquer
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awo1 little finger keys
awo1 rh side key
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