Vandoren Profile Ebonite - Soprano Saxophone Mouthpiece - SP3 — Sax.co.uk Skip to content
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A new sound aesthetic defined by the latest generation facing. The Profile mouthpiece is a further refinement of design by Vandoren, to suit the needs of modern classical saxophone players.

Description

The Profile is the latest offering from Vandoren for Classical saxophone players. Available in one tip opening and facing, that has been designed specifically to give the player the greatest balance of response, clean articulation, projection, and a colourful sound to play with.

The tip opening of this mouthpiece measures at 1.11mm, which for comparison is roughly in the middle between the Selmer C* and Concept for Soprano.

Vandoren Mouthpieces

What has impressed with the range of Vandoren mouthpieces is the quality and clarity of the sound produced. With good reeds and a good ligature these mouthpieces feel very comfortable to play and really help the sax player to maximise his or her potential. There are a wide variety to choose from whatever style of music you are into. They are professional quality mouthpieces in every way at an affordable price.

Features

• Material: Ebonite

• Made In: France

• Chamber: Small Round Chamber

• Baffle: Flat

• Ligature: Not included

• Recommended for: Classical players or players looking for something versatile

Staff Review

In comparison to the Profile AP3 for Alto, I found the SP3 for Soprano to be a very different beast. It took me a few minutes to adapt to the shortness of facing (since I am more accustomed to medium to medium long facing soprano pieces), but after a few minutes of noodling I found getting around on this mouthpiece to be effortless. The sound is BIG! And I really got the feeling that I could project to concert hall levels with very little effort. The articulation and response was also excellent across the whole range of the instrument, even into the extremely high register up to high G (and even beyond!). Another fine example from Vandoren! If you’re after a top quality classical piece then this ticks all the boxes, although I could quite easily see this being used as a good all-round piece as well. Very impressed! – Oren Gurney (oren@sax.co.uk)

Press Review

Profile Mouthpieces – The New Shape of Performance

Profile mouthpieces design provides a round sound, great projection, and immediate response. Profile mouthpieces - A combination of the most famous mouthpiece attributes resulting in unparalleled artistic opportunities.

This new series is characterised by:

. An elegant design with a soft and rounded shape

. A more tapered beak to allow increased playing comfort and greater flexibility

. A new sound aesthetic defined by the latest generation facing

 

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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.

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Goods purchased online from www.sax.co.uk 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.

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