The demands of the contemporary music scene call for a tenor saxophone of exceptional expressive, dynamic and tonal range, exigencies easily filled by the Tw010. Its state-of-the-art design and playing characteristics allow the player a unique voice among a sea of saxophonists. Yanagisawa’s “sway-free” mechanism is featured, as are contoured palm keys, three-point bell brace and redesigned key and coat guards.
Range: Low Bb to high F#
Neckpipe: Lacquered brass
Body: Lacquered brass
Bell: Lacquered brass, hand-engraved
Mechanism: High F-sharp, distinctive octave key, “sway-free” F-auxiliary and low C-sharp mechanism, rib-mounted upper and lower stack posts, contoured independent palm keys, double-action table keys, double-arm low B and C keys
Mouthpiece: Yanagisawa Y-3705-5 steel ebonite
Case: Deluxe wood-shell