The Bari Esprit Student Alto Saxophone Mouthpiece is made of durable hard composite, providing a rich, vibrant tone and easy response for beginner embouchures. Made of durable hard composite Provides a rich, vibrant tone Easy response for beginning embouchures Value priced for students and school programs Available with or without cap and ligature Available in Bb clarinet, bass clarinet, soprano sax, alto sax, tenor sax and baritone sax Satin finish
The FAXX Ebonite Alto Saxophone Mouthpieces are replicas of the most popular mouthpieces but at an affordable price. Made of Hard Rubber (Ebonite) these mouthpieces are well suited for students. Similar to the Yamaha 4C.
These mouthpieces are designed to provide students and amateurs with an affordable option without sacrificing precision. Made in USA.
JAVA ebonite mouthpieces are suited to jazz, soul and funk. Similar in sound concept to a metal mouthpiece, with the comfortable feel of ebonite. Vandoren Java Lay Models: A35 - The jazz mouthpiece, with a rich and colorful sound. A45 - An intermediary tip opening between the V16 series A8 and A9 mouthpieces with the JAVA sound. A55 - The standard model in this category. A75 - An open mouthpiece, designed to use soft reeds.
The most hard-hitting mouthpiece of the line. Designed with a small chamber, a very high baffle and a large bore. Produces a tone comparable to certain metal mouthpieces. Vandoren Jumbo Java Lay Models: A35 - A bright and incisive sound. A45 - The standard mouthpiece for salsa, rock and modern music. A55 - Its balance between projection and comfort makes it the standard model in this category. A75 - An open mouthpiece with a big, bright sound.
The favorite of classical saxophonists. The conception of this series was the fruit of research on both external shape (particularly the beak) and sound, in order to meet the needs of today’s saxo- phone players. Vandoren Optimum Lay Models: AL3 - With its exceptional roundness, the ultimate classical mouthpiece. AL4 - A little more open than the AL3, while maintaining the sound aesthetic of the OPTIMUM series. AL5 - This mouthpiece has all of the same sound qualities of the AL3 with a slightly larger tip opening. It offers a perfect balance with number 3 reeds.
These mouthpieces are available in a wide variety of models that suit classical and jazz musicians. The V5 series is characterized by a traditional round chamber. Vandoren Traditional V5 Lay Models: A15 - Very easy blowing. A17 - While maintaining perfect homogeneity in every register, it allies timbre and ease with richness of sound. A20 - For those looking for a compact, centered sound. A25 - Similar in conception to the A15 but a little more open. A27 - The classic mouthpiece. It produces optimal homogeneity in tone throughout the instrument’s range. A28 - The alto saxophone reference in the V5 series. Rich sound, color, brilliance, and dynamic range. A35 - Open mouthpiece, well-adapted to all styles, both jazz and classical. A45 - Offers the same qualities as the A35. Ideal for Be-Bop. A55 - The most open mouthpiece, its sound and colour are shaped by the player.
The new jazz standard. Mouthpieces inspired by the sound of the greatest jazzmen from the fifties to the present. JAVA, V16 and ZZ reeds are recommended for these mouthpieces. The ALTO mouthpiece is available in 5 tip openings and two chambers: “Small” chamber: Particularly focused and dynamic, ideal for lead alto. “Medium” chamber: Warm and expressive, ideal for section playing. Vandoren V16 Lay Models: A5 - The tip opening preferred by history’s greatest jazz soloists. A6 - The most played mouthpiece, in every style. A7 - The perfect balance in power and dynamic range. A8 - An open mouthpiece with qualities similar to the A5. A9 - Powerful and expressive.