I don't think he mentions Yanagisawa in this video...so you're safe. His top 10 Alto Players were posted the other day. I'm posting the Tenor equivalent for those who might be interestedHave to say I actually have a like / dislike for him.
Ok his information is very good and seems to be fairly unbiased in most cases but the way he keeps reminding the watchers of "my professional yanagsawa" at every opportunity gets slightly tedious occasionally!
Yes they are something to be proud of, but dont name drop continually......
Jay has long had multiple Yani's. He has only relatively recently become a Yani Sponsored Artist. Jay immediately announced the sponsorship in his weekly vid. His vid about "The best saxophone in the world... for me" praises Yani's but he also praises John Paul as entry saxes quite a bit.I assumed that he is a Yanagisawa sponsored artist, and that’s why he gives them an occasional plug. But maybe he just likes them.