Vandoren Jumbo Java Ebonite - Tenor Saxophone Mouthpiece

$175.00
US Taxes Included
Description

The hottest ebonite mouthpieces in the Vandoren line

Developed from the widely acclaimed Java series, the Vandoren Jumbo Java mouthpiece represents a subtle yet impactful evolution in saxophone mouthpiece design. Building upon the success of the Java, the Jumbo ventures a step further. Crafted with meticulous attention to detail, this mouthpiece is distinguished by its small chamber, high baffle, and a generously proportioned bore, collectively engineered to deliver a powerful and edgy tone reminiscent of the brightest metal mouthpieces.

The incorporation of a small chamber in the Vandoren Jumbo is a key element contributing to its distinctive sound profile. The high baffle further intensifies the tonal characteristics, adding a pronounced brightness to the sound that aligns with the brilliance associated with metal mouthpieces.

Notably versatile, the Vandoren Jumbo transcends the boundaries of specific musical genres. While it excels in jazz, it extends its prowess seamlessly into blues, funk, and rock genres. 

FEATURES

 Material: Hard rubber

 Made In: France

 Chamber: Small

 Baffle: High

 Ligature: Not included

 Manufacturing Method: CNC machined and hand-finished

 Recommended for: Students and professionals alike

Tip Opening/Facing Length

T45 (2.35mm/Medium Facing) Power and brightness are its principal qualities.

T55 (2.50mm/Long Facing) A comfortable mouthpiece with the tip opening of the V16 series T6.

T75 (2.65mm/Medium Long Facing) An intermediate tip opening; the most popular JAVA tenor choice.

T95 (2.95mm/Long Facing) A generous, rich and centered sound.

Staff Review

There can be no beating around the bush. This is a bright and loud mouthpiece. Due to its large baffle and big bore, this mouthpiece projects with plenty of edge to help carry your sound through any situation you may find yourself in. Whilst it can be brought back a bit, I feel like this was not the intended purpose and would be best suited to somebody regularly playing in loud bands looking for that extra edge. This would also appeal to those looking for the extra edge an expensive metal mouthpiece would provide, whilst retaining the comfort-ability of an ebonite piece. As with the rest of the Vandoren range, I found there was enough resistance to help you crank it up to 11, but still remained easy to blow. Matthew@sax.co.uk

 

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