Yanagisawa has developed a professional alto saxophone offering superb resonance and a refined sound with outstanding evenness of intonation over its entire range and at all dynamic levels. The A991 features Yanagisawa's sway-free mechanism for F auxiliary and low C-sharp keys, which affords better airtightness and intonation and facilitates adjustment and repair.
Features a double arm key, sway-free auxiliary key mechanism, high F# and low C# mechanisms, tri-point balanced bell brace, rounded ocatve key, air tight waterproof pads, needle springs and gold plated thumb rest.
- Key: Eb
- Range: Low Bb to high F#
- Mechanism: High F#, "sway-free" F-auxiliary and low C-sharp mechanism, contoured independent palm keys, double-action table keys, rib-mounted upper and lower stack posts, double- armed low B and C
- Mouthpiece: Yanagisawa Y-3704-5 steel ebonite
- Case: Deluxe wood-shell