Top 10 Mouthpiece! - Similar to Schilke 6A4A. Our most popular small diameter lead mouthpiece.
- Similar in diameter and cup depth to a Schilke 6A4A.
- ES cup provides maximum brilliance, projection, and slotting in extreme upper register playing.
- Provides better range and endurance than a 6A4A with much better flexibility.
- Greatly improved sound in the mid to low register compared a conventional mouthpiece of this size and depth.
- Inner Diameter: .630 measured .04 inches into the cup
- Outer Diameter: 1.094
- Cup Depth: ES (Extra Shallow) cup (similar to a Schilke 6A4A, Schilke 13A4A, Bach 3E, and GR ES cup)
- Intended for maximizing upper register performance when playing commercial lead or similar types of playing
- Produces a bright sound excellent projection while still maintaining an accessible lower register
- Backbore: This mouthpiece comes on a S (Small) backbore
Wedge Generation 2 Line:
- Designed to incorporate the advantages of the Wedge rim and oval cup in a mouthpiece that is very comfortable and easy to adapt to from a conventional rim
- Slightly wider rims than Standard Brand
- Features our new Double Oval Cup (DOC)
- Oval shape of the Wedge rim is continued down to the base of the cup where it joins the throat
- DOC design (exclusive to Wedge Mouthpieces) provides added efficiency of a smaller mouthpiece with the big sound, clear attacks, and flexibility of a larger mouthpiece
- Acclimatization time varies
- Most players find full adjustment to the new rim shape is only a few days
- Most players are able to alternate between a Wedge rim and conventional rim, if desired
- Vast majority of players will convert all of their mouthpieces to the Wedge design due to its obvious advantages once adapted
- Discounts offered to players who need to purchase a number of Wedge mouthpieces for various instruments
Features of Delrin:
- Feels softer on the chops with more give than metal - ideal for players with braces
- Less slippery than silver, allowing more grip
- Added grip makes delrin mouthpieces feel smaller than their metal counterparts with identical size designation
- More comfortable to play in cold weather
- More responsive than brass, making soft entries more secure
- Articulation less crisp with less point at the front of the note compared to brass
- Darker sound with less core than brass
- Some players may feel slight chop irritation for the first day or two while they adjust - this is normal and should subside