Yanagisawa AWO1 Alto Saxophone
Yanagisawa AWO1 Professional Alto Saxophone
Handmade in Japan – Replaces A901
Yanagisawa makes the highest quality professional saxophones on the market today! They are a specialty manufacturer of professional handmade saxophones. They are a small factory blending old world craftsmanship with modern design and performance. The Yanagisawa AWO1 is the most affordable in the Yanagisawaline of professional alto saxophones. Don’t let that fool you though, the Yanagisawa AWO1 is a true professional, handmade sax!
The Yanagisawa WO Series
Released in 2014 on the altos, the new WO Series saxophones represent the first major redesign of the Yanagisawa alto sax in over 20 years! Building on the outstanding platform of the A9 series, the new WO Series improve on the excellence of Yanagisawa! Impeccable intonation & build quality are a staple of the Yanagisawa line. The WO series bore has been further refined for a richer tone with several enhancements to the mechanical purity that is Yanagisawa!
The Yanagisawa AWO1 replaces the A901 series. It features single post to body construction for quick response and lighter overall weight. The Yanagisawa AWO1 also adds the full palm key plate mount previously only available on the A99x series as well as a neck plate. While many might think these additions to be small, in the end, they add to the mass of the sax at the top of the horn adding a richer tone throughout the whole instrument. The Yanagisawa AWO1 offers the customer an outstanding professional level saxophone at an affordable price. These saxophones give you the highest quality in all levels without sacrificing anything.
The Yanagisawa AWO1 features all of the same WO Series improvements as the higher end “Elite Series” models.