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Saxquest 'The Lead' Alto Saxophone Mouthpiece

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All New CNC Machined - The Lead for Alto Sax
This is the newest version of “The Lead” by Saxquest. 
Saxquest took some of the very best New York Meyer Bros pieces, the truly greatest playing mouthpieces we have been able to accumulate over the history of Saxquest, and using them as a template, created what we think to be the best “lead” alto sax mouthpiece you'll find.
The trick with all of the Saxquest mouthpieces was to build in harmonic complexity while manipulating sound concepts such as brightness and darkness all the while maximizing the efficiency and keeping the resistance point to where it matches the chamber volume and gels with a variety of tip openings.
The “Lead” is maunfacutred from solid German bar stock hard rubber. Its turned on a CNC controlled high precision lathe and then milled on an absolute state of the art 5-axis vertical mill. Shaping of the throat, baffle & tip rail; profiling of the chamber; under-cutting of the side walls, and cutting of the window is all accomplished using three strokes per pass. This results in fabulously tight tolerances which leads to incredible consistency from piece to piece.
In order to keep the price on all of our mouthpieces at a lower premium we sell them with out a ligature and cap set. If you would like to add a ligature to the purchase please make the selection from the drop down menu while adding the mouthpiece to the your cart.