Saxophone Forum

by tkt1307
(1 post)
1 week ago

Saxophone model choice

Hi all,

I have one Yamaha YAS-26.  Now, I want to upgrade to new one.  I prefer the Yamaha YAS-62III.  But my teacher told me the Selmer Axos will be better than Yamaha.  Does anyone can provide a comment on these two model?  Thanks a lot.

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  1. by GFC
    (644 posts)

    7 days ago

    Re: Saxophone model choice

    I think your original idea is the better of the two.  The YAS 62III is a tried-and-true design and Yamaha doesn't want for quality.  Axos is an "intermediate" line introduced by Selmer, priced in the pro-horn range.  Selmer is not as consistent on build quality as Yamaha.  Axos is unlikely to have the same quality standards as Selmer's top-line instruments or Yamaha.

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