What Is the HR* Alto Saxophone Mouthpiece?
The HR* is a hard rubber saxophone mouthpiece aimed at professionals and students
looking for a traditional versatile mouthpiece. High quality control standards,
a beautiful warm sound and a nice free blowing feel make these new mouthpieces amazing players.
We feel that this mouthpiece may be the best hard rubber alto saxophone mouthpiece on the market.
Warmth & Beauty
I get these blanks from a source in Germany and the Hard Rubber has the look,
feel and sound of vintage hard Rubber sax mouthpieces that make some of the most
sought after mouthpieces. The mouthpieces are faced on a special facing machine and
then meticoulously hand finished and play tested.
Three Goals in Creating the HR* Series of Saxophone Mouthpieces
To offer the most tradtional style of jazz saxophone mouthpiece:
round chamber hard rubber, and demand and obtain the most rigourous
quality control possible.
To create a freeblowing hard rubber mouthpiece that
allows the lowest and highest notes to speak with equal ease.
To make a hard rubber sax mouthpiece that can sound beautiful,
but also give good strong projection when necessary.
JodyJazz HR* Alto Sax Mouthpiece Price: $159
The mouthpiece comes with a Rico H Ligature & Cap, deluxe mouthpiece pouch. Free domestic USPS Priority Mail shipping and handling included.
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JodyJazz HR* Alto Sax Mouthpiece Available Tip Openings
C* = .066 5M = .072 6M = .078 7M = .083
8M = .090 9M = .100
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to compare JodyJazz mouthpieces with other brands.
The HR* alto is a round chamber mouthpiece which provides a round sound in contrast
to a more focused sound which a square chamber provides. This allows the HR* to sound
very pretty and the medium chamber allows the piece to have very good projection when pushed.
Players who now or in the past have played Meyer, Otto Link, Bari, Vandoren, Yanigisawa,
or any of the straight ahead hard rubber Jazz mouthpieces out there will be sure to love The
JodyJazz HR*. The differences come from our particular facing curve, the exact size and
shape of the chamber and our commitment to quality control.
I have found that many players who have been playing a hard rubber alto sax
mouthpiece for many years are in need of a replacement ( due to wear and tear)
and do not know where to turn. We have had many many converts who came from
playing the most popular hard rubber Jazz pieces. These players are almost always
surprised at the quality and consistency of JodyJazz hard rubber alto mouthpieces.