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  • The Meyer Bros. New York Alto Mouthpiece from jj Babbitt is BACK

    Christian Wissmuller | August 30, 2021The all-time favorite Meyer Bros. New York alto sax mouthpiece from jj Babbitt has been reintroduced and is now available through local music dealers. This specific model is regarded as the finest Meyer Bros. hard rubber mouthpiece ever made by jj Babbitt and is among the industry’s most sought-after mouthpiece. A popular choice of top […] Read More...
  • jj Babbitt Co. Under New Ownership

    Frank Hammel | May 7, 2021Steve Rorie, who joined jj Babbitt as president in 2019, announced his purchase of the company from the Reglein Trust on May 7. The 102-year-old manufacturer of mouthpiece brands Meyer, Otto Link, Hite and many others for saxophones and clarinets will remain based in Elkhart, IN. Read More...
  • French Joins jj Babbitt Co. as Director of Engineering

    Victoria Wasylak | September 8, 2020Chris French has joined the jj Babbitt Company’s team of professional craftsmen and women as director of engineering, according to an announcement by Steve Rorie, president. Read More...
  • jj Babbitt’s DH-113 Alto Clarinet Mouthpiece

    Victoria Wasylak | June 17, 2020To round out the quartet of new Premiere by Hite composite blend mouthpieces for 2020, jj Babbitt has unveiled the DH-113 Alto Clarinet mouthpiece. Finally, developing young musicians can play in the higher registers with confidence and control without sacrificing the resonance expected in the middle and lower registers. Not only does the specially blended resin help to shape the personality of the DH-113, but the craftsmanship of the Artisans of JJ Babbitt in Elkhart, Indiana add the post mold finishing touches that make the new Alto Clarinet mouthpiece stand alone in its class. Read More...
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