56 Select Tenor Saxophone Mouthpiece
Designed in collaboration with Dr. Wally Wallace, The 56 captures the warmth and singing quality of the 1950s “cool school,” combining retro-cues with cutting edge technology. 1956 was an amazing year for jazz. The emerging west coast “cool school” was reinventing the jazz aesthetic and redefining saxophone tone. Records from Stan Getz, Zoot Sims, and Al Cohn revealed the power and nuance of the tenor saxophone, captivating a new generation of jazz listeners. The 56 will feature: Gentle rollover baffle improves response and projection Straight side walls that extend from a medium chamber, giving added core to your sound. Developed and finished in partnership with Theo Wanne. The 56 Select is made from premium German hard rubber, precision milled on Theo’s state of the art 5-Axis CNC machine. The new 56 Select adds more power and brilliance to the vintage warmth of the original series.
Return & Refund Policy
The 56 Select can be returned within 30 days of receipt with a 15% cleaning and restocking fee. Mouthpieces showing damage such as bite marks or ligature scratches may not be returned.
All mouthpieces ship free with USPS First Class Mail domestically by default. Faster shipping options are available for both domestic and international orders for the USPS calculated rate at checkout. International orders may be subject to local customs/excise tax. It is the responsiblity of the buyer to pay such fees if they apply. In rare cases, additional shipping costs may apply for countries with abnormly high shipping rates. You will be contacted by email if this applies.