Is the Yamaha 4C a good mouthpiece?


Is the Yamaha 4C a good mouthpiece?

A good mouthpiece such as the Yamaha 4C Alto Saxophone mouthpiece. For the price, these mouthpieces offer fantastic value for money. In fact, most new Yamaha alto saxophones comes with a Yamaha 4C mouthpiece in the case. This shows that Yamaha themselves are confident with their product.

What is a good mouthpiece for tenor sax?

15 Best Tenor Saxophone Mouthpieces 2022, Upgrade Your Sax

  • Vandoren SM723 TL5 Optimum Series Tenor Saxophone Mouthpiece.
  • Vandoren SM823E T7 Tenor Saxophone Mouthpiece.
  • Vandoren SM823GMKO T7 Metal Tenor Sax Mouthpiece.
  • D’Addario Woodwinds Select Jazz Tenor Saxophone Mouthpiece.
  • Selmer S-80 C Tenor Sax Mouthpiece.

What tip opening is a Yamaha 4C?

Standard Series

Model 4C
Alto Saxophone Tip Opening 1.60mm
Facing Length 23.0mm
Tenor Saxophone Tip Opening 1.70mm
Facing Length 24.0mm

Are Yamaha mouthpieces good?

Yamaha’s Standard Series mouthpieces are made out of high quality phenol resin (plastic) and feature a design based upon the top grade Custom series. They are extremely consistent in specifications and playing quality and offer excellent value for money.

What note should I tune my tenor sax to?

Tenor saxophones are tuned to B♭, and alto saxophones are tuned to E♭, but when playing the same note on a score, the fingerings are the same.

Are saxophone mouthpieces universal?

Saxophone mouthpieces come in a variety of different sizes and are made of different materials. The size of each mouthpiece refers to the tip opening. Like reeds, different mouthpiece brands have different ways of referring to the size of the tip opening, usually either numerical or alphabetical.

Is Yamaha 4C hard rubber?

Yamaha Custom Series saxophone mouthpieces are sculpted out of choice ebonite, a high-quality hard rubber which offers a deep resonance and tonal qualities similar to those of natural wood.

How long does a tenor sax reed last?

Reeds don’t last long Expect a reed to last for around a week to two weeks. When you change from a reed you’ve been using for some time to a new reed, the sound of your instrument will change with it.