The DURGA alto has a big, rich, and contemporary sound. It is both powerful and modern, but due to its unique chamber, it can also play amazing ballads.
It has a special version of our True Large Chamber which adds an Inverted-Power-Ring™, giving it the full sound inherent in our True Large Chamber AND extra power to cut through. The uniquely designed baffle transitions into the chamber with deeply rounded inner side walls.
Large chambers have been widely explored in the history of tenor mouthpieces, but very little has been done with alto mouthpieces, until now. Theo Wanne’s new True Large Chamber alto mouthpieces are breaking new ground, and opening up a whole new world for the alto saxophone.
The DURGA3 Alto is available in 24K gold plated brass, premium hard rubber, and the Blue A.R.T. material (all are available to order if not in stock).
The DURGA3 has a straight-step baffle, with a slight roll-over built in to give extra 'kick'. This helps match the normal 'ring' found in metal mouthpieces.
Blue A.R.T. is a very special and expensive material which further increases vibration in your horn. Go Blue A.R.T. if you want the maximum performance from a 'hard rubber' style mouthpiece! In addition, Blue A.R.T. is safe for those with allergies and more stable. If you are in the sun or extensive heat hard rubber can oxidise and distort, however Blue A.R.T. will not.
Great for Jazz, R&B, and Rock & Roll.
Projects a sensual tone that is flirtatious and erotic. It makes everyone want to dance!
It is so unique; it really has to be played to be understood and believed.
Radical Inverted Power Ring™ and our True Large Chamber! Rounded inner side walls all the way to the tip. Uniquely shaped long step baffle.
Crafted to the highest accuracy in the history of saxophone mouthpieces.
Designed by Theo Wanne, the foremost expert on the design and manufacturing of vintage and new mouthpieces.
Case: Beautiful Leatherette Case!
Premium Hard Rubber: The Hard Rubber DURGA3 uses the finest vintage style hard rubber on the planet!
- Blue A.R.T.: Proprietary Material never before used in saxophone mouthpieces, but even more responsive than hard rubber.
- Plating: Reticulated 24K Gold plating with Bright Nickel highlights (standard on metal mouthpieces), and Vintified (special order).
Ligature: The metal DURGA3 includes our integrated two-point contact Bright Nickel Liberty Ligature and Alive Gold pressure plate.
Cap: Patented reed replacer cap. The most secure cap in the world.
Bite Pad: User replacable allow you to peel and stick on new bite pads.