The AMBIKA is the darkest tenor mouthpiece in our entire line-up. It is a great classic jazz mouthpiece with a true vintage sound. While it is very dark sounding, it still projects nicely. It has a warm, deep, and hauntingly gorgeous tone.
The AMBIKA uses real vintage style hard rubber just like the vintage mouthpieces of the 1950's and 60's!
Even though it has our HUGE True Large Chamber and no baffle, the AMBIKA is not stuffy or thin. The AMBIKA allows one to get the rich spread sound of the 1940s mouthpieces, but yet still project enough to be heard, and feel expressive. Our True Large Chambers are technically superior and more accurate to the vintage (and other new) large chambers due to our patent-pending machining technology.
Built to outplay the very best vintage New York and Florida Otto Link mouthpieces. Theo succeeded!
Hauntingly dark sound that only poetry can describe.
Revolutionary in actually improving the 'vintage' sound!
No baffle, but with amazing projection. Huge True Large Chamber and vintage style rounded inner side walls.
Crafted to the highest accuracy in the history of saxophone mouthpieces.
Designed by Theo Wanne, the foremost expert on mouthpiece design and manufacturing.
Case: Real Leather Case!
Material: The highest quality, most resonant, premium hard rubber available today.
Shank Ring: 24K gold-plated brass shank ring.
Serial Number: Shows individual attention to our mouthpieces.
Ligature: Includes our innovative, three-point contact, 24K Gold Plated Enlightened Ligature with Alive Gold pressure Plate.
Cap: Patented Reed Replacer Cap. The most secure cap in the world.
Bite Pad: User replaceable bite pads with varying hardness.
“The AMBIKA was a total experience. Having no baffle and coming in a 6*, I was expecting it to be dull with little projection. To the contrary, it played with a tone a la the Texas Tenors of old. It had tremendous range and flexibility.” – Paul Harr (JazzTimes Magazine September 2009 Review)