A new mouthpiece for your clarinet or saxophone can make a huge difference in the tone and playability of your instrument. In fact, a mouthpiece upgrade can enhance your musical enjoyment. No matter what woodwind instrument you play, you'll find mouthpieces from the best brands including Clark W Fobes, JodyJazz and more.
It might help to understand how various mouthpiece materials and shapes can affect your clarinet or saxophone sound. Hard rubber mouthpieces (sometimes called "ebonite") are common and are known for delivering a rich, focused sound. Metal mouthpieces produce a bright, cutting sound, which is why they're often favored by many jazz saxophonists. The throat and cup design, as well as inner diameter, can also impact your tone and intonation. You may want to consider trying out more than one style to determine your preference. Or keep several on hand for when you want to switch up your sound!
Beginners, intermediates and professional woodwind players have a huge selection of woodwind mouthpieces to choose from. The perfect woodwind mouthpiece for you is out there. And don't forget to purchase the appropriate ligatures & caps to protect your woodwind mouthpiece and get the most out of your sound.