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A powerful mouthpiece with a real presence of sound

The Claude Lakey mouthpiece is a very powerful piece and is ideal for players who need to cut through. These pieces are handcrafted and made from a high quality composite which shows in the quality of the design of the piece. This piece is ideal for players who need to be heard when playing with loud amplified instruments or as a lead player in a big band.

Detailed description

Claude Lakey have come up with a piece that in terms of power and projection can be compared with the Vandoren Jumbo Java. It shares many characteristics with a metal mouthpiece in terms of the power and projection that you can produce, with a real clarity of sound. However like the jumbo java with some work this can be tamed and you can produce a warmer and darker sound with more tonal characteristics. It’s very free-blowing and the altissimo comes screaming of this piece with ultimate ease.

Overall a very easy piece to play. However if you are looking to immediately produce a smooth warm sound it may be worth considering a different setup.

Material - Hard rubber composite

Made in - USA

Chamber - Small

Window - High Baffle

Ligature - Ligature and Cap Not Included

Manufacturing Process - Handcrafted

Tip Openings

•4*3 (.075) Medium short facing. free-blowing, blends beautifully. 

•5*3 (.080) The most versatile mouthpiece for Alto. Clear, even, solid, bright sound. Great response which can be played delicately or pushed when needed. 

•6*3 (.085) Medium long facing with a bigger tip opening.Used by many lead alto players or solo work. Very responsive with great projection.

•7*3 (.090) Bright, clear, centered sound that can easily be heard at the back of the auditorium. Your sound can compete with anything your GIG throws at you. 

•8*3 (.095) When you need that extra projection. Bright, can't be overblown.

Free 1st Class Delivery on all orders over £75 to UK MAINLAND

Free Next Working day Delivery on all Saxophones to UK MAINLAND (excluding hire saxophones)

Competitive International Shipping Rates

Delivery Schedule

Orders received before 2pm are normally shipped the same day. International orders are generally received in under 7 days.

We have a massive selection of goods, although If your item is not in stock, we will back order it for you. You will always be emailed with the option to choose an alternative or cancel your order if you would rather not wait.

If you're based overseas and would like more information on shipping including customs duty, please read our Based Overseas guide located here.

Goods purchased online from can be returned within 14 days of receipt.

If you wish to return products purchased on our website please follow the guidance below.

Goods purchased online from can be returned within 14 days of receipt. This does not apply to products where hygiene is concerned and product seals have been broken (Reeds, mouthpieces etc). Goods purchased through our website cannot be returned to our retail store.

Please print and complete returns document found here: Return Document and include it inside your package.

  1. You must obtain a receipt with tracking information from the Post Office or chosen courier service. This can be used to track the item(s) that you are returning. We cannot accept liability for returned goods that we don’t receive or for those that get damaged in transit on their return.
  2. In all cases, (except where an item is faulty) the item(s) returned must be in its original and saleable condition. This includes all original packaging that must be undamaged and intact.
  3. All goods will be inspected on return. Where we have to make reductions in price to facilitate re-sale, you will be notified and the cost will be deducted from your refund.
  4. Goods are your responsibility until they reach our warehouse, so please ensure you package them up well to prevent any damage or loss during shipping.
  5. The initial postage and packaging charge is non refundable.

We aim process refunds 24 hours of receipt. If you do not see your original payment method credited within ten days please contact us.

Please send all returns to the following address:


If you have any difficulty or have any other queries regarding our returns policy, our customer services will be able to assist at or 01892662533.