Yamaha | YSS-875 EX Soprano Saxophone


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The Yamaha YSS-875 EX Custom Soprano Saxophone is designed with the classical saxophonist in mind; the EX
saxes offer smooth key response, blow comfortably, and deliver a
deep, refined sound rich with colour. It represents one answer to Yamaha’s pursuit of the ideal saxophone sound and is the result of decades of painstaking research and trials with some of the world’s greatest saxophonists. Ergonomically and technically mature, Yamaha’s highly evolved flagship model features stress-free key work, great low-register playability and arguably the best intonation of any saxophone. The Custom YSS-875EX provides the player total freedom of expression.

Yamaha’s ‘Custom’ series of Saxophones are adoringly crafted with some of the greatest players in the world and hand built by the cream of Yamaha’s expert craftsman. Meticulously developed from the finest materials and built with innovative features, Yamaha Custom saxophones provide the rich sounds and expressive feel to elevate the performance level of even the best saxophonists.

The YSS-875EX features a smooth response and a refined sound full of rich colours. has been developed over several decades of painstaking research and trials involving some of the world’s greatest saxophonists. It has a reassuringly sold feel yet a quick and nimble playing action, a wide dynamic range, stunning projection, and an authoritative tone with a beautifully designed tonal core.

The YSS-875EX features two necks in straight and curving styles to suit players preferences. These necks utilise Yamaha’s G2 design which offers even broader expressive capabilities with wide dynamics, precise intonation, and a gorgeous sound with rich harmonics. Suitable for any genres of music, the 875 is an excellent all rounder with a soaring Soprano tone and world class mechanics that leave the rest behind.

  • Finished with Gold Lacquer
  • Handmade in Japan
  • Supplied with G2 curved and straight necks
  • Supplied with Custom EX case and Yamaha 4CM Ebonite mouthpiece
  • Auxiliary keys Front F, High F#

Across all new instruments that you purchase from Howarth of London, we offer a 1 year guarantee as well as a complimentary ‘Check-over’ at the end of your first year with the instrument. Yamaha are also offering an extended 5 Year Warranty! For more information click here.

Additional information

SKU 2100000127207
Weight 4000 g


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