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Posted: February 01, 2021
If you play different types of musical styles, you will need different types of mouthpieces. Different mouthpiece produce different sounds. A "Classical" mouthpiece will perform better for certain types of classical music. A "Jazz" mouthpiece will perform better for most jazz music. The key is to experiment with different mouthpieces to get the sound YOU want.
Your mouthpiece is where the sound starts. The first point of contact with your wind instrument is through your mouthpiece. Did you know that there are different mouthpieces for different genres of music? To be comfortable with different musical languages and achieve your choice of music, you must have the two types of mouthpieces; the jazz and classical mouthpiece. Let’s see what the difference between the two is.
The “baffle” inside the mouthpiece is the biggest difference between the two. For a jazz mouthpiece, it has a convex-shaped baffle on the roof of the mouthpiece. The baffle speeds up the air when it en