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YAMAHA PROFESSIONAL Bb CLARINET, YCL81, £1095
A superb condition Yamaha Bb clarinet,
which is a commission sale for Clarinets Direct.
It is received wisdom within the music industry that when Yamaha launch a new product,
they will have made every conceivable effort to outdo their competitors,
at a considerabily cheaper price to the customer.
So it was in the late 1970's and early 1980's, when Yamaha made their first serious foray into top
of the range professional clarinets. The wood was computer controlled, kiln dried, to assist in avoiding cracking,
the silver plate, and key work, was of considerably better quality than Buffet.
Many players found the ease with which these instruments responded completely won them over.
Eddie Daniels, the world's foremost jazz player was such a convert: Perhaps surprisingly he later preferred and endorsed the YCL64/65 range
to the YCL81/82, 84/85 which were Yamaha's most expensive Custom models.
The YCL81 was the top of the range professional model and this example is in