What Is the JodyJazz Norteno Alto Saxophone Mouthpiece?
The JodyJazz Norteno Alto Sax mouthpiece is a bright "free blowing" easy to play mouthpiece that captures the full range of tonal qualities of the instrument. The low register of the saxophone is full, round and strong, while the upper register is strong and bright sounding, and in tune. In addition, the altissimo register responds extremely well on the JodyJazz Norteno alto saxophone mouthpiece. The mouthpiece has a clean, focused sound with excellent projection, while maintaining extraordinary versatility.
Designed by Jody Espina, the JodyJazz Norteno alto sax mouthpiece, is the only saxophone mouthpiece we know of made specifically to meet the needs of the Hispanic saxophonist. Listening to the Hispanic saxophonists, we've made an alto mouthpiece that's perfect for whatever your style of Latin Music. Saxophonists who play Rockero, Banda, Norteno, Durangense, Mariachi, Banda, Merengue, Salsa, Cumbia, will find the Norteno is made for them. The Sound of Metal, The Price of Ebonite
The bold sound of a metal mouthpiece with instant upper register response, with the control to stay in tune and the power to be heard as a lead instrument at the price of a high quality Hard Rubber Mouthpiece. Two Mouthpieces In One
For added brightness and volume, insert the spoiler and we feel that the Norteno alto sax mouthpiece can take on any job. The spoiler allows you to cut through with as much power and edge as you need.
Norteno Alto versus Classic Alto (How are they different?)
The Norteno is our brightest alto mouthpiece. By making a shorter facing curve and having a slightly higher baffle the Norteno will have more projection and be brighter than the Classic Alto by about 10 to 15%.
Special Notes on The Norteno Alto Saxophone Mouthpiece
Every JodyJazz mouthpiece is hand finished to insure the absolute best quality. In addition, each mouthpiece is individually play tested by Jody Espina to insure a perfect seal with the reed and proper response throughout the range of the saxophone. What Does The Norteno Do?
How Does The Norteno Do It?
- Bright Strong Sound
- Free Blowing
- Easy Altissimo
- Responsive Low End
- Power and Projection
JodyJazz Norteno Alto Sax Mouthpiece Available Tip Openings
- Medium, Square Chamber
- Precision - Injection Molded
- Short Facing Length
- Removable Wedge For Extra Power
- Hand finished baffle and tip rail
- Play tested by Jody Espina
- 6 = .078
- 7 = .083
- 8 = .090