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offers a selection of
alto saxophone mouthpieces
for a variety of playing styles

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BRANCHER Alto Sax Mouthpieces
Brancher produces some of the best machined mouthpieces seen today. He has earned the respect of serious pro players around the world. 3 chambers are offered:

B Chamber: This is for players looking for a bright powerful crisp sound with tons of projection and harmonic punch. These mouthpieces feature a multi stepped baffle which starts out close to the reed and transitions away in a series of carefully machined ramps and steps to a moderate chamber. This is the brightest mouthpiece we sell for alto.Supplied with a Brancher gold-plated single screw metal ligature and plastic cap.

BRANCHER
"B" Chamber
Alto Sax
Mouthpiece
Code

Tip Opening
(mm)

Tip Opening
(in)

Price

B21AS

2.10

0.084

B24AS

2.40

0.096

 

J Chamber:  This is for players looking for moderately warm and very complex sound. Rich in harmonic content but not edgy. These mouthpieces feature a multi stepped baffle which transitions away in a series of carefully machined ramps to a large chamber. Gold-plated brass. Supplied with a Brancher gold-plated single screw metal ligature and plastic cap.

BRANCHER
"J" Chamber
Alto Sax
Mouthpiece
Code

Tip Opening
(mm)

Tip Opening
(in.)

Price

J17AG

1.70

0.068

$219.00

J19AG

1.90

0.076

$219.00

J21AG

2.10

0.084

J23AG

2.30

0.092

$219.00

J25AG

2.50

0.100

 


L Chamber:  Big chamber, low baffle for a big warm sound without sounding stuffy.
Hard Rubber mouthpiece supplied with a Brancher semi-rigid single screw composite ligature and plastic cap.
Ebony (tropical hardwood) mouthpiece supplied with a
Brancher gold-plated single screw metal ligature and plastic cap.

BRANCHER
"L" Chamber
Alto Sax
Mouthpiece
Code

Material

Tip Opening
(mm)

Tip Opening
(in.)

 Price

L19AH

Hard Rubber

1.90

0.076

$179.00

L21AH

2.10

0.084

$179.00

L23AH

2.30

0.092

$179.00

L21AE

Ebony (tropical hardwood)

2.10

0.084

$199.00

L23AE

2.30

0.092

$199.00

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Yanagisawa Silver-Plated Metal Alto Sax Mouthpiece
(with ligature and cap)
The Yanagisawa Metal mouthpiece is a little brighter without being difficult to blow. It has a more conventional rail length so it blows as you would expect from its tip opening measurement. It is a silver-plated mouthpiece with a conventional 2-screw ligature. Exceptionally well made and a piece I have played personally. NOTE: Yanagisawa are now supplying white plastic caps. We will ship silver plated caps for as long as our inventory of these lasts.

Yanagisawa
Metal Alto
Mouthpiece
Tip Opening Code

mm

in.

Price:
$170.00

9

2.48

0.098

  

8

2.25

0.089

7

2.05

0.081

6

1.85

0.073

  

5

1.72

0.068

  

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VanDoren V16 Hard Rubber Alto Sax Mouthpiece
(without ligature or cap)
VanDoren V16 Hard Rubber mouthpiece for Alto saxophone is a medium large chamber piece for players looking to stay with the feel of hard rubber in a more aggressive warm sounding piece. It has a relatively long rail curvature which makes it a little easier to blow than its tip opening measurement would suggest.  It is superbly made and the optional Optimum ligature is the most effective and easy to use lig on the market.

Vandoren
V16 Hard Rubber
Alto Sax Mouthpiece
Tip Opening Code

mm

in.

Price:
$112.00

SALE
$99.00

A5M

1.88

0.074

 

Mouthpiece only. Ligatures offered separately. Use with:
-- Vandoren Optimum LC07M ($98.99) or P ($65.99) below
--
Brancher AHG = $59.95

Vandoren Gold-plated Optimum Ligature for V16 Alto mouthpiece
(also fits: Selmer, S-80, S-90, Meyer, Yanagisawa Hard Rubber etc.)

With Gold Plated Metal Cap: $98.99
With Plastic Cap: $65.99

 

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