ISHIMORI x Yamaha with their accumulated experience, vision and design have created a modern saxophonists dream instrument. All of the character, response and resonance of a vintage horn while providing the ergonomic upgrades to allow the modern player to actualize their greatest ideas and inventions.
Through countless hours of research, design and consideration, Yamaha x Ishimiro's collaboration yielded an incredibly beautiful horn.
Yamaha Custom Z x Ishimori Woodstone bell engraving
The Wood Stone hard rubber thumb rest makes response very quick from the high
range to the bottom and makes your sound resonant and richer while keeping the thumb in a comfortable, ergonomic position.
With a more ornate and precisely executed engraving by the skillful craftsmen than that of the normal 82Z saxophone.
The lacquer is very thin so that this saxophone vibrates very well. If you continue to use
with care, it will become more attractive color and design like vintage saxophones
as time goes by.
In spending considering the optimal brace location, the use of two braces was applied to a improve the vibration of the saxophone and finally knew that this classical and crafted design is most appropriate. This style features quick response and great projection and the sound becomes more resonant.
The Wood Stone neck joint screw makes your sound softer and richer and the flow of the phrase gets much better with this screw . The high notes that are often likely to get thin can become fat and powerful.
The original design makes contacting point as small as possible with the body. You can easily control sound volume and express freely as you like. The design of the contacting area with the thumb makes it possible for the thumb to fit the hook from a number of angles.
This LowB-C#key system is designed to close the tone holes well without effort and to prevent Low C#key from rising up when you play the low register.
The bell of the YAMAHA 82Z is made of two pieces but the YAS-82ZWS features one piece bell so that the sound becomes more highly resonant and dynamic. We also soldered the bell and the body, which makes the whole part vibrate very well.
The "Wood Stone" neck features a resonant sound and its higher-class looking like the vintage saxophone. The sound is very rich and you can control tone more easily as you would like.
This E1WS neck is the improved version of YAMAHA E1 neck. This neck is much better than the E1 neck in high note sound, intonation and the sound becomes softer but clear at the same time.