Jody Jazz

  • Relaunched Rousseau Mouthpieces

    Mike Lawson | January 25, 2021

    Following its acquisition of the famed Rousseau Mouthpiece company, JodyJazz has completed its relaunch of the Rousseau mouthpiece range.

  • JodyJazz’s DV Alto Mouthpiece

    Mike Lawson | October 16, 2020

    The DV Alto Saxophone Mouthpiece is JodyJazz’s best-selling metal mouthpiece model and one of the most popular Alto sax mouthpieces in the world.

  • New Mouthpieces from Chedeville

    Mike Lawson | February 28, 2019

    The Chedeville RC Series Saxophone Mouthpieces feature a round chamber which creates a warm beautiful saxophone tone with excellent control and intonation.

  • Meet Your Makers: And Insider’s Telling of the Story of JodyJazz Mouthpieces

    Mike Lawson | September 15, 2015

    In 1999 Professional NYC Musician and Jazz educator Jody Espina, met legendary saxophonist and mouthpiece maker Santy Runyon. Recognizing Runyon’s vast knowledge of the saxophone, not to mention his unique energy and spirit, Espina began to spend more and more time with him. When Santy specially customized a mouthpiece for him, Espina was astounded by the incredible difference it made to his sound and to his playing and it was at that moment that Espina became enlightened as to the tremendous significance of mouthpiece design and its effect and impact on saxophone sound. 

  • Gear: Sax Accessories

    Mike Lawson | October 18, 2014

    Beginner and step-up saxophone accessories for the education market

    With a nearly constant stream of new products coming to market, it can be nearly impossible to stay up-to-date on the latest musical equipment innovations and designs. This can also present challenges in terms of figuring out what equipment to recommend to your beginning and advancing saxophone students. With this in mind, these following reviews of woodwind mouthpieces, ligatures, reeds, and neck-straps for the beginning and advancing students should help provide a starting point as woodwind students consider upgrading their gear.

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