Santa Cruz Piano Santa Cruz Piano, Boulder Creek, CA

Located in the Santa Cruz Mountains
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1981 Yamaha YUX 52”




Yamaha Y-series pianos are a step above the U-series. The “YU” in the model name is claimed by some to mean that the piano was “hand finished”. Internally, the bass strings are longer on the UX models than the standard U3 model pianos, eve though the pianos are the same in height. Yamaha have achieved this by curving the bridge at the bottom of the piano. Higher grade wood and felt are used on hammers and dampers on all UX models. Due to the expense and extra cost, Yamaha stopped making pianos with the X-brace. That scarcity value can increase the piano’s relative price, therefore the UX series are often more expensive than the U series model. The X means this model has an X-Shaped wooden support frame around the back, which some claim gives a better sound. Also has a 3-panel front panel which is a nice look and allows some extra sound to come out from the center.

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