P H I L T O N E
A very versatile, colourful and easy-to-blow mouthpiece which allows for a huge sound projection and a complex, dynamic sound.
-secondary baffle on the floor (makes hgh notes easier).
The Aurora produces a rich, powerful and expressive sound which always remains full. It also allows for robust low end notes.
The perfect accessory for players seeking for a lively, lyrical and full sound in the West Coast style (Paul Desmond, Art Pepper). Its centered tone and responsiveness supports expressiveness. Suitable for all styles of music (bossa nova, jazz standards, ballads etc).
The Custom Meyer
Phil Tone improved current Meyer mouthpieces (flattened table, enlarged throat, proper facing) to produce an easy-to-play mouthpiece with a rapid response, a rich tonal palette, clarity and resonance.
Phil Tone is manufacturing handcrafted high-quality mouthpieces which have a powerful sound throughout the whole range of notes while remaining easy to blow. Every mouthpiece has distinctive features, allowing players to create some particular atmospheres.
A mouthpiece with a rich medium-dark core, and a round, warm sound with a shimmering brightness in the edge. Suitable for ballads as well as for concert playing.
A mouthpiece which provides a very balanced sound throughout the whole range of notes, and a big, warm, vibrant and sophisticated tone. It also helps having a quicker articulation.
The Tribute & Mosaic
Theo Wanne and Phil Tone joined hands to produce these 2 mouthpieces which are machined to the highest standards. Tribute is inspired by Phil Tone's know-how and has a sophisticated, refined and focused sound, whereas the Mosaic was inspired by Dexter Gordon's ballads and has a textured sound.
Sold with Theo Wannes Enlightened Ligature and 2 pressure plates.
This mouthpiece was inspired by the golden age of the Blue Note period in the 1960s. It has a rich core and may become dark, smokey or colourful. The Sapphire also exists in a limited edition which is an improved and powerful Early Babbitt Blank mouthpiece
The Sapphire for Soprano
This is the soprano version of the Tenor Sapphire. It makes intonation and control of the instrument easier, and its sound is not aggressive to the ears.
-enlarged chamber opening