The Xeno Series represents a fusion of craftsmanship that involves outstanding instrument design, advanced technology, and the experience, talent, and dreams of respected artists around the world. Throughout its 20 year history, the Xeno series has built a reputation through innovative leaps forward in instrument design and development. In 2016, to celebrate 20 years of passion and innovation by designers, artists, and trombone players around the world, Yamaha is proud to release the YSL-882O20TH Limited Edition 20th Anniversary Xeno trombone. This trombone combines some of the best features of the Xeno series with unique specifications to offer a limited edition model that truly stands out on its own. Based on the popular YSL-882O Xeno trombone, the 20th Anniversary Xeno trombone features a .547” large bore with a yellow brass bell and open-wrap F-attachment. However, this limited edition model has numerous features unique to this trombone alone.Features:
- The YSL-882O20TH features a wideer hand slide with a nickel silver crook that contributes to solid, powerful tone.
- The standard main tuning slide has been replaced with one made of gold brass. The rotary valve cap is the same shape as the cap used on the YBL-822G bass trombone, achieving a rich resonance with a slightly different character than the standard Xeno model. Optimized resistance adds further refinement to this outstanding instrument.
- The YSL-882O20TH features a number of commemorative decorations. The bell is adorned with an elegant 20th anniversary engraving. The counter-weight is decorated with an artificial opal tuning fork logo, and an artificial ivory thumb trigger with an artificial opal side inlay is included.
- The 20th anniversary case has a two-tone ivory and brown color scheme with a brown lining.