What Is ESP Tenor Saxophone Mouthpiece?
The JodyJazz ESP is a 24kt Gold-Plated metal tenor saxophone mouthpiece with
flawless workmanship. The workmanship is evident in the beautiful thin side and
tip rails and hand cut baffles. This metal sax mouthpiece is CNC machined from
a solid bar of the finest virgin brass, meaning no seams! The ESP is completely
Classic Straight-Ahead Sound
The chamber is big and fat, and the sound is unusually full. Compared to
many of the high baffle metal sax mouthpieces, the JodyJazz ESP Tenor will deliver
a round full sound with more bottom end without sacrificing high end or ease of playing.
Three Goals in Creating the ESP Tenor Saxophone Mouthpiece
To create a metal tenor saxophone mouthpiece that has a deep chamber yet does not play stuffy.
To give the mouthpiece the ability to play modern styles when the removable baffle is
inserted in the mouthpiece and traditional styles when the removable baffle is out of the mouthpiece.
To make a metal saxophone mouthpiece with a slimmer outer shape and without a duckbill beak.
This shape is more comfortable for some players.
JodyJazz ESP Tenor Sax Mouthpiece Available Tip Openings
5 = .080 = .090 7 = .100 7* = .105 9 = .120 10 = .130
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From Jody Espina
The ESP for Tenor Sax will appeal to the Straight Ahead
player looking for the best playing and sounding mouthpiece
that he or she can find. The ESP
occupies a similar place as the DV NY. Players who like more of a Berg Larsen focused sound and a thinner
profile piece may prefer the ESP.
I believe that the JodyJazz ESP is a metal tenor saxophone mouthpiece for the future that takes the
best from the past.
The ESP Tenor Saxophone mouthpiece is a saxophone mouthpiece for everyone. Traditional Jazz players
will find a warm, round sounding piece that can produce the sounds of Coltrane, Rollins and Getz.
Players looking for a more contemporary sound will love this tenor saxophone mouthpiece with the
spoiler in. You will have more projection/volume and a bright crisp clean sound. This combination
can easily produce the contemporary sounds of Michael Brecker, Kirk Whalum, Grover Washington,
Eric Marienthal etc.
The ESP tenor sax mouthpiece has straight sidewalls and a chamber shape that is reminiscent
of the bullet chamber. This combination seems to help players who are seeking more focus to
their tone, yet are not seeking a bright tone.
The removable baffle with it's 24kt Gold Plated secondary reed makes the ESP one of
the most versatile metal mouthpieces in the world. Dark, lush and warm without the
baffle, this metal sax mouthpiece is brighter, louder and still warm with it. If you
can think it, the ESP can play it.