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You will find the most useful information about playing soprano saxophone right here. I’ve spent a long lifetime devoted to playing soprano saxophone, and I’ve learned a lot that can help you. Forget what a lot of people tell you about the soprano sax being so difficult. That is just not true, and I can prove it to you.
The very first thing to know is this: almost all of the problems faced by soprano sax players are caused by their mouthpiece. That is a fact.
At SOPRANOPLANET, you will find out how to recognize those problems and what you should do about them. It is not hard and it is not expensive. But it will make a HUGE difference in your playing and in your enjoyment. 
Say goodbye to 99% of soprano issues, almost instantly.
There are hundreds of comments from soprano players worldwide here. Take some time to read them. They will tell you all you need to know about what you can expect.

It’s true. And I guarantee it.

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You’ve landed on SopranoPlanet, where every soprano saxophone mouthpiece is hand-crafted and play-tested by me, a dedicated soprano saxophonist for almost 40 years . You will find a lot of important information about all things soprano on this site: about intonation on soprano saxophone, about common issues on soprano sax, about players, about music and about a lot more.

Many people claim the soprano sax is ” a beast”, but that is just not so. Take it from a dedicated soprano player with a long career in music. I spent most of my musical life playing only the soprano saxophone. A great soprano mouthpiece makes a huge difference when it comes to playing and enjoying soprano sax. You will be amazed when it happens for you. Read what players are saying. It’s true.

And let me say this: I am dedicated to the soprano saxophone and soprano mouthpieces. That’s all I do and I know more than anybody else about soprano mouthpieces. That doesn’t mean somebody else can’t make a good soprano mouthpiece. What it DOES mean is that I can tell you with virtually 100% certainty that I can make a soprano mouthpiece that will play for you, the way you like it and that you will know it the minute you play it. I have learned all the variables, from horns to styles of players, and I can put all the parts together. Nobody else does that because nobody else has tried.  I’ll say it once more:  Read what players are saying. It’s true.

GT Titanium Alloy Soprano Sax! A “pro horn” you should know about!

New on the market and one of the best I’ve ever played. Be sure to check it out if you’re in the market for a great pro-level at a great price. From  Old Dog New Saxophones. Read more…..

The S440: our newest soprano saxophone mouthpiece !

Soprano Saxophone Mouthpiece

 News! SopranoPlanet joins with MARCA Reeds!

Every new SopranoPlanet soprano saxophone mouthpieces will ship with a selected Marca Superieure reed, courtesy of Marca Reeds. Once you play one, you’ll know why!

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SOUND AND SAXOPHONE REEDS:  A Little Clarity I have been planning this article for a while and just kept putting it off. Why? Because it seems like it should be simple, which it is in some respects, but is gets … Read More

STEVE LACY : His Music Notebook 1965

Steve Lacy is regarded as a category of one on the soprano saxophone. Here is a PDF of his music notebook from 1965, when he was 31 years old. It is fascinating to examine and to actually play, too. MAY … Read More

Wrong Conclusions About Soprano Mouthpieces

Probably the most difficult thing for many players to realize is that they really have little or no idea about why a soprano mouthpiece doesn’t play well for them. It’s just as likely to be true about the other saxophones … Read More