Rafael Navarro Bebop Special Silver Tenor Saxophone Mouthpiece Review

Today I am reviewing another great mouthpiece by Rafael Navarro.  This is a metal silver plated Bebop Special model.  I have reviewed most of Rafael Navarro’s tenor models in the past but I’m always excited when I can try a new one!   The Navarro Bebop Special hard rubber model is the mouthpiece that Bob Mintzer plays Read More…

Rafael Navarro “Bob Mintzer” Bop Boy Tenor Mouthpiece Review

Today I am reviewing another great mouthpiece by Rafael Navarro.  This is a hard rubber “Bob Mintzer” Bop Boy model.  I have reviewed most of Rafael Navarro’s tenor models in the past.  In the beginning,  he was kind enough to send me a bunch to review but after a while he started getting busier as his Read More…

Rafael Navarro “Bob Mintzer” Bebop Special Tenor Mouthpiece

Today, I m reviewing a tenor mouthpiece that I have been wanting to try for a very long time.  This is the Bob Mintzer Bebop Special tenor mouthpiece made by Rafael Navarro.  The one I am reviewing today has a 7** tip opening and is made of hard rubber that has a red marble look Read More…

Rafael Navarro Maestra Soprano Saxophone Mouthpiece

I have another Rafael Navarro mouthpiece up for review today.  This is a hard rubber Maestra 6* soprano saxophone mouthpiece.  I used a Vandoren Java 2 1/2 reed on it with a Vandoren Optimum metal ligature.  My soprano sax is a Yamaha YSS-62. Like all of Rafael’s mouthpieces I have tried so far, this one Read More…

Rafael Navarro Maestra Marble Tenor Mouthpiece

I have another Rafael Navarro tenor mouthpiece up for review today.  This is a marble Maestra 8.  I used a Rigotti Gold 2 1/2 strong reed on it with a Francois Louis Ultimate ligature. Like all of Rafael’s mouthpieces I have tried so far, this one is a work of art.  The mouthpiece looks so Read More…

Rafael Navarro Bahia Metal Tenor Saxophone Mouthpiece

This is a new metal tenor saxophone mouthpiece by Rafael Navarro.  There has been a lot of “buzz” going on about the Navarro line of mouthpieces over the last few months.  As of this review, Rafael has 3 models available for the tenor saxophone. The Maestra, the Bahia and the Bob Mintzer Bebop Special. All Read More…

Rafael Navarro Maestra Metal Tenor Saxophone Mouthpiece

This is a new metal tenor saxophone mouthpiece by Rafael Navarro. There has been a lot of “buzz” going on about the Navarro line of mouthpieces over the last few months.  As of this review,  Rafael has 3 models available for the tenor saxophone.  The Maestra, the Bahia and the Bob Mintzer Bebop Special.  All Read More…