Go to the Yanagisawa factory, I know lots of people who have bought horns and mouthpieces there. Apparently they have a great selection and they will even set up your horn for you with the key tension you like. In my opinion they make the best sopranos out there so you can't go wrong. you can find their address on their website good luck.
I found this site last night while poking around the web for info on one of my horns. They seem like a really nice sax shop, and their website shows a huge collection of saxophones including Yanagisawa models. They also have a lot of other odds and ends like vintage mouthpieces.
The BEST place to buy a Yani? Well, I think the first reply was the best here--about going to the factory...It's right in Tokyo...as for other places to buy horns new and used...Here is my super list:
Wind Bros.: Shibuya station, JR west gate walk out and turn left, up the overpass and it's in the building in front of you...you can see it from the overpass....
Yamaha: Ginza store, Shibuya store
Yamano Gakki: Ginza
Ishibashii Gakki: Shinjuku store
Ishimori Gakki: Okubou
Kurosawa Gakki: Shin Okubou
ChukouGakki: Shin Okubou
Music Life Tao: Shin Okubou
Dolce Gakki: Shinjuku west gate...
DAC: Shin Okubou
These stores are all awesome for inventory and the people will all be quite helpful(except for the oniisan at Wind bros. who insists on playing the stereo in the showroom while people are trying very very expensive horns with the intent to buy...) ...Saiaku!
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