Yamaha YCLCX Custom Bb Clarinet


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Sale price£2,571.00

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The Yamaha YCLCX Bb Clarinet epitomizes traditional craftsmanship and cutting-edge innovation, tailored for musicians who demand precision and warmth in their instrument’s tone. This model stands out for its exquisite construction and the use of premium materials, ensuring a consistent, resonant sound that carries beautifully in performance settings.

Exceptional Tone and Projection: The YCLCX is celebrated for its warm, well-defined tone, achieved through the selection of high-quality leather pads. These pads are chosen after rigorous testing to enhance sound quality, providing a smooth breath flow and a stress-free playing experience. The precise seal of the pads allows for direct airflow towards the bell, ensuring outstanding projection and rich, warm tones without any unwanted pad noise.

Superior Material and Finish: The barrel of the YCLCX is made from specially selected natural granadilla, adhering to stringent standards to ensure minimal variation and the highest quality. The wood is polished with a natural oil that contains no additives, preserving the inherent tonal qualities of the material and enhancing the clarinet’s overall sound consistency over distances. 

Designed for Comfort and Precision: This clarinet features an adjustable thumb rest with a strap ring, which can be set to the optimal height for individual comfort, reducing thumb discomfort and fatigue. This adjustability makes it easier for players with smaller hands and grows with the musician, ensuring comfort and proficiency as skills advance.

Enhanced Mechanism for Reliable Performance: The YCLCX incorporates a refined mechanism with an adjustment screw that improves the range of motion, leading to more precise key returns. This enhancement not only makes left-hand operation smoother but also decreases the need for frequent maintenance, maintaining optimum playing action for longer durations.

Prevent Fingering Mistakes: With longer E/B levers and C#/G# keys, the design minimizes the likelihood of fingers slipping off the keys, thus reducing fingering errors. This feature allows players to concentrate fully on musical expression without interruption.

Optimal Playability and Expression: The YCLCX clarinet is meticulously crafted to support musicians in achieving their best performance. The detailed design and ergonomic features ensure that each note is played with ease and precision, allowing for a focus on musical expression and artistic delivery.


  • Key: Bb
  • Mouthpiece: 4CM
  • Barrel Length: 65mm
  • Body Material: Grenadilla (Specially selected material on the barrel)
  • Key Material: Silver-plated nickel silver
  • Finish: Natural oil
  • Pads: Leather
  • Tone holes: Tapered tone holes with hand-tapered undercut
  • Thumb-rest: Adjustable thumb rest with strap ring
  • Lightweight case included

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