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jj Babbitt Co. Under New Ownership

May 7, 2021

ELKHART, IN – The jj Babbitt Company, Inc., 2201 Industrial Parkway, announced May 7 that it is under new ownership. The 102-year-old manufacturer of mouthpiece brands Meyer, Otto Link, Hite and many others for saxophones and clarinets will remain in Elkhart, Indiana indefinitely, according to an announcement by Steve Rorie, president and new owner, along […]

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French Joins jj Babbitt Co. as Director of Engineering

September 8, 2020

Chris 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.

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jj Babbitt’s DH-113 Alto Clarinet Mouthpiece

June 17, 2020

To 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.

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