Vandoren SM711 AL3 Optimum Series Alto Saxophone Mouthpiece - 2021 report by Whydis

Vandoren SM711 AL3 Optimum Series Alto Saxophone Mouthpiece

Style:AL3 The conception of this series was the fruit of research on both external shape (particularly the beak) and sound, in order to meet the needs of today"s saxophone players. With its exceptional roundness, the AL3 is the ultimate classical m...

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Play

(4 reviews)
Mouth

(3 reviews)
Flow

(1 reviews)
Buy

(1 reviews)
Quality

(5 reviews)
Mpc

(5 reviews)
Piece

(8 reviews)
Confidence

(9 reviews)
Selmer

(5 reviews)
Son

(4 reviews)

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Reviews around play (5.00 of 5)

  • This is an excellent, easy playing mouthpiece for classical saxophone playing.
  • I have purchased and played many mouthpieces in the last few years (Vandoren, Selmer, Meyer, Rico, and Otto Link) and can say that this is the best playing of the bunch
  • The airy sound is gone and my playing is a lot more smooth than before and I love it

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Reviews around mouth (5.00 of 5)

  • Excellent mouth piece, made a big difference in my son's sound on the sax, much deeper.
  • good mouth pieces
  • comfortable mouth piece

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Reviews around flow (5.00 of 5)

  • It is a nice free flowing piece that makes reaching the low notes a breeze

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Reviews around buy (5.00 of 5)

  • Sounds great feels great and plays great great buy

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Reviews around quality (3.86 of 5)

  • The horn is easier to play and has great classical tone quality.
  • I accidentally broke the old one I

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Reviews around mpc (3.86 of 5)

  • One thing, this pops out from the box like a beauty, you might want to get a protection pad for teeth marks and a good mpc casing.
  • No more shaky, hesitant left hand As or buzzy C#s or ugly, overly-loud low Bs
  • For bands or ensembles I'd recommend something else--a trusty old Selmer C*, for instance
  • Your C* will feel like a didgeridoo compared to this 'gray packing foam'

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Reviews around piece (3.61 of 5)

  • For bands or ensembles I'd recommend something else--a trusty old Selmer C*, for instance
  • No more shaky, hesitant left hand As or buzzy C#s or ugly, overly-loud low Bs
  • Excellent mouth piece, made a big difference in my son's sound on the sax, much deeper.
  • I accidentally broke the old one I
  • Your C* will feel like a didgeridoo compared to this 'gray packing foam'
  • Read remaining 8 reviews for piece

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Reviews around confidence (3.22 of 5)

  • For bands or ensembles I'd recommend something else--a trusty old Selmer C*, for instance
  • No more shaky, hesitant left hand As or buzzy C#s or ugly, overly-loud low Bs
  • This Vandoren mouthpiece gave a very clean D to C transition, but was not as rich and clear in the high register, but good enough.
  • I accidentally broke the old one I
  • Your C* will feel like a didgeridoo compared to this 'gray packing foam'
  • Read remaining 9 reviews for confidence

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Reviews around selmer (2.71 of 5)

  • For bands or ensembles I'd recommend something else--a trusty old Selmer C*, for instance
  • No more shaky, hesitant left hand As or buzzy C#s or ugly, overly-loud low Bs
  • I played on a Selmer Super Action 80 Series II, with a Vandoren 3.5 reed bought years ago.
  • No more shaky, hesitant left hand As or buzzy C#s or ugly, overly-loud low Bs
  • C*. And back in the heyday of Marcel Mule, and later Jean-Marie Londeix, it was a Selmer Classic Metal

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Reviews around son (2.33 of 5)

  • No more shaky, hesitant left hand As or buzzy C#s or ugly, overly-loud low Bs
  • My son loves this mouthpiece.
  • No more shaky, hesitant left hand As or buzzy C#s or ugly, overly-loud low Bs
  • My son loves this mouthpiece.

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More about Vandoren SM711 AL3 Optimum Series Alto Saxophone Mouthpiece

  • Style:AL3 The conception of this series was the fruit of research on both external shape (particularly the beak) and sound, in order to meet the needs of today"s saxophone players
  • With its exceptional roundness, the AL3 is the ultimate classical mouthpiece.