Fat Boy Mouthpieces
FATBOY mouthpieces have an elliptical shape which gives a larger size to the mouthpiece while reducing its overall weight. with a lesser increase of weight. The result of this size/weight ratio is a balanced sound.
Available for Tenor (Fat Boy BM,MB and MB II; tip opening: ＃7）and Alto (Fat Boy Studio; tip opening: ＃6 and ＃7).
This model has a high baffle and medium bore, allowing for a tremendous volume, great resonance and a full and balanced sound remimding us of Brecker Brother´s Band. Suitable for all types of music (Fusion, Swing, etc). A "middle of the road" mouthpiece.
This model has a high baffle and a small bore allowing for the right volume to compete with electronic instruments. Suitable for Rock and Jazz.
This model has a high baffle, medium bore, anmd helps producing a bright compact sound. Suitable for all types of music.
MB Mouthpieces for Tenor
MB: This is the exact replica of Michael Brecker’s mouthpiece. This model has a moderately high baffle and a large bore. It is less bright than the Studio Model but brighter than the Traditional Model. Suitable for the Mainstream.
MB II: The combination of the Studio (high baffle) and the original Brecker model (large bore). It allows for an increased volume and brightness while being easier to play. Perfect for contemporary and pop music.
Tip opening: ＃7
The King for alto and the King R＆B for Tenor (resp. 84″ – 86″ appr. 7 D. GUARDALA REBORN, and 116-118)
Inspired by King Curtis’ sound, a bright and compact sound. These models have a high baffle and a small chamber. Suitable for the same types of music as the SuperKing/R&B, and -for players who are accustomed to high baffle small bore mouthpieces-, for mainstream, bebop, jazz and contemporary/pop.
The SuperKing/ R&B for Tenor (Tip opening: 119-120).
This mouthpiece has a higher baffle than the King R＆B. The chamber and the bore are altered to make a better match with the higher baffle. Designed for players looking for extreme brightness and power. Suitable for Fusion, Rock’ Roll, Contemporary/Pop. This is the brightest of the Guardala mouthpieces.
Crescent for Tenor
Inspired by the “Coltrane” sound, and especially by John Coltrane album “Crescent”. It has a smaller tip opening (106) than the other models, a large bore and a slight baffle.
The BM model is the exact replica of Brandford Marsalis' mouthpiece. It has a large bore / chamber and a moderate baffle. Ideal for mainstream Jazz.
Tip opening: #7 for Tenor, #6 for Soprano.
BM for Tenor and Soprano
Bebop Traditional for Alto
Inspired by the „ Phil Woods“ style. This model has a moderately high baffle with a slightly larger bore than the Studio model. Suitable for a wide range of styles (Rock and Roll, to Big Band Lead Alto etc).
Tip opening 82″ (6*).
Post Bop for Soprano
This mouthpiece has a large bore and less baffle than the B.M. model. It allows for the big round sound appreciated by Post-Boppers.
Tip opening 73″.
Mark II for Baritone
This mouthpiece is a combination of the Studio and the Traditional model. It helps increasing volume and brightness while being easy to play. Suitable for Contemporary/Pop, Rock and Jazz.
Tip opening 115“.