jjBabbitt Meyer Bros New York Alto

The Meyer Bros. New York Alto Mouthpiece from jj Babbitt is BACK!

The all-time favorite, Meyer Bros. New York alto sax mouthpiece, from jj Babbitt has been reintroduced and is now available through local music dealers.

This specific model is regarded as the finest Meyer Bros. hard rubber mouthpiece ever made by jj Babbitt and is among the industry’s most sought-after mouthpiece.

A popular choice of top alto professionals this model is the original Meyer Bros. New York mouthpiece played by renowned jazz musician Cannonball Adderley during the peak of his career. Cannonball’s mouthpiece developed a cracked shank and was retrofitted with a brass retention ring. To his surprise it not only served to repair the shank but also improved its performance and projection. The brass ring is now standard equipment on the re-released model and adds an extra element of style. This is not a copy or replica, it is molded in the original mold, with the original cores, and faced with the original facing cams.

In keeping with the original, this model features a Bonade style ligature. The Meyer Bros. New York mouthpiece is available in these popular alto sax facings:

5M – .071
6M – .076
7M – .081
8M – .086

This easy-blowing Meyer Bros. New York mouthpiece offers outstanding control, sound, and playability for a variety of skill levels. It is a product of jj Babbitt’s consistent, high quality manufacturing and over 100 years of experience in the craft of mouthpiece making. It is designed specifically to deliver the vintage jazz sound players still seek.

Professional alto sax player, Mike Smith, is an artist partner with the jj Babbitt Company, Inc. and plays the Meyer Bros. New York model. Widely known as the lead alto sax player for Frank Sinatra and Frank Sinatra Jr. during 35 years of his career, Smith will be present at upcoming shows and other events to demonstrate the look and sound of this exciting legacy mouthpiece.

Celebrating its 100th year in 2019, jj Babbitt Company, Inc. has produced millions of clarinet and saxophone mouthpieces in Elkhart, Indiana and is legendary throughout the world for superior craftsmanship and quality, as well as exceptional value. Mouthpiece variations are sold exclusively through music distributors under the brand names Otto Link, Meyer, Meyer Bros., jj Babbitt, Wolfe Tayne, Guy Hawkins, Portnoy, and Hite. Custom mouthpieces with private labeling are also available. The principal OEM supplier to the world’s largest instrument manufacturers, jj Babbitt-made mouthpieces are played by musicians ranging in skill from school children to some of the world’s most famous professionals.

More information is available from local music dealers and at www.jjbabbitt.com. For more information, please contact info@jjbabbitt.com.