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Yanagisawa A902 Bronze Alto Saxophone****SOLD****

Yanagisawa A902 Bronze Alto Saxophone****SOLD****

Selling on behalf of the Estate of the late great jazz player and teacher, George Galway R.I.P., who carefully selected this instrument for his personal collection many years ago. 

Now here is a great opportunity to take ownership of this really nice example of the A902 Bronze Alto by Yanagisawa.
This was George’s mainstream Alto and he produced a gorgeous rich tone with it.

The sax has a bronze lacquered body and gold lacquered keys.

Absolutely beautiful condition with no scratches, dents or dings.

The neck cork may need a re-cork depending what mouthpiece you use or it may be fine. This can be done before collection/shipping once we know what mouthpiece will be used.

Includes: sax, neck, case. No mouthpiece but we have a good selection of mouthpieces available in the Shop.


This instrument is part of the Estate of George Galway who passed away aged 79 in October 2020.

He began playing the saxophone professionally while still in his teens, as part of many dance showbands in late-1950s Belfast. 

He moved to Manchester in the 1970s and began a successful career as a music teacher, but still gigged constantly all around the country. 

George didn’t slow down in any way until about 2015, and having lived the world of jazz for nearly seven decades, he had built up an immense repertoire and wealth of knowledge about the saxophone instrument, with its many brands, series, metals, construction and playing techniques, mouthpieces and so on.
He carefully acquired a number of them over the years – both for their monetary investment value, as well as the personal joy he got from playing them. 

Each one is a beautiful example, and you can guarantee that any sax coming from George’s collection will work well for you and appreciate in value.

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