An elite model.
The Yanagisawa WO20 Series Alto Saxophone, a premium instrument handcrafted for flawless performance and incomparable tone. The WO20 Series combines cutting-edge design with Yanagisawa's masterful bronze construction to produce an alto saxophone that plays like a dream and sounds sublime. Precisely engineered keywork provides immediate, fluid response and consistent intonation across all registers. The WO20 Series' warm, full voice and broad tonal palette give performers an expansive range of musical expression. An elegant, lightweight body and ergonomic key placement reduce fatigue for effortless playability. For saxophonists seeking an instrument of peerless excellence, the Yanagisawa WO20 Series is the pinnacle of musical artistry and craftsmanship.
Superior Bronze Construction and Handcrafted Precision
Yanagisawa artisans handcraft the WO20 Series from premium phosphor bronze using proprietary techniques perfected over decades. The bronze body and keys produce a tone of exceptional richness, projection and nuance. Precision crafting to the highest standards ensures accurate intonation, fluid keywork and a lightweight, balanced feel for maximum playability and dynamic expression.
Cutting-Edge Design, Masterful Execution
Advanced design innovations in the WO20 Series achieve superior performance, ergonomics and tonal quality. The redesigned crook and domed pivot screw improve key height adjustment. Newly engineered key shapes reduce mass for faster key movement. A redesigned bell and larger tone holes boost volume and projection. In the hands of Yanagisawa's master craftsmen, these enhancements culminate in an alto saxophone of peerless sonic and mechanical excellence.
Flawless Responsiveness and Control
The WO20 Series' precisely engineered keywork provides immediate, accurate response for effortless fingering and total control. Newly designed key mountings and pivot points yield faster, lighter key movement. Redesigned keys have optimal mass for rapid closing and opening. These enhancements give performers intuitive command over the instrument for flawless execution and dynamic expression.
Tonal Artistry, Unlimited Expression
The WO20 Series produces a voice of stunning depth, warmth and nuance that inspires musical artistry. Its redesigned bell and tone holes optimize resonance and projection, generating a broad tonal range from robust and punchy to delicate and lyrical. This extraordinary alto saxophone becomes an extension of the performer, faithfully conveying each subtlety of breath and embouchure to unlock unlimited possibility for creative expression.