Players around the world know Yamaha baritone saxophones for their outstanding sound. In the YBS-480 Yamaha refreshes the traditional image of these instruments with powerful yet delicate tone and exceptional playability. The bell configuration and key layout have been revised for more comfortable hold and stable pitch that will be an advantage for first-time baritone sax players.
New Bell Design
A newly designed short two-piece bell helps to deliver more consistent tone and stable low-range pitch.
Revised Key layout
In addition to the use of lightweight keys and new support components, overall balance has been refined for more natural, stress-free hand positioning and smoother playability.
Adustable front F key
Low A key, Octave key
Right-hand pinky keys
Left-hand palm keys, Left-hand pinky keys
New Peg Receiver
A new lightweight floor peg receiver improves weight distribution and handling.