Reed & Ligature Placement to Vary Tone
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I’m writing this because I have noticed how many players, whether beginners or long-time players, do not seem to know about using reed & ligature placement to vary tone on soprano sax. REED PLACEMENT Where you align the tip of … Read More

The Magic Is Real!
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Preface:  I was fortunate to have known and to perform with Steve Lacy. I was also fortunate to have played his legendary #12 Otto Link Tone Edge mouthpiece and to have had his horn and mouthpiece in my possession for a … Read More

Complete 100% Guarantee!
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There are a few things that make Sopranoplanet unique but perhaps this is the most important: 100% Satisfaction Guarantee. This guarantee has been in effect since Sopranoplanet began, and it will always be so:   If, for ANY REASON AT … Read More

How I Work
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This is a kind of introduction to what Sopranoplanet is and how I work with players. It is the same for beginners and for seasoned pros,too. There are things I need to know from you, including what horn you play, … Read More

About Joe Giardullo
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  After 60 years of playing saxophone, I can say that 36 of those years have been devoted to the soprano. I grew up playing R&B music, went to college by accident (changed my life), discovered the jazz of the 1960s … Read More

Eddie Berg
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I received the Open Sky today. I am so thrilled how nice and smooth it sounds. I have spent many years buying soprano mouthpieces from just about every manufacturer. I was never happy with my sound. Today I recorded a … Read More

Woodie Douglas
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Well, I made it back from this recent road trip and putting first things first, I unboxed the mouthpiece. And to my delight, something magical happen when I played on your work, of my Link. It plays GREAT!!! It may … Read More

Juan Manuel Alfaro Ayarza
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You’ve nailed it again! I have the best sop mouthpiece combo that I could ask for. The Missing Link still  gives me the most beautiful sound I’ve ever got on a soprano piece when I have to play more intimate … Read More

Turiya A. Moltke
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Forgot to say that I’ve never had so much joy with playing the soprano as now. It’s really a pleasure!

Bob Yourell
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Holy Mother of God. This is perfect.  Seriously, I’m really (immediately—right out of the box) enjoying this. I’m shocked that such ease of play can produce tone with such gravitas.  The ligature is very good, too! Hats off to you, … Read More

Mark Herrera
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It’s this magnificent, beautiful thing, which was obviously created and meant to be played on my Couf. It speaks with a deeply personal, introspective voice, and I keep finding myself falling into this wonderfully delicate, yet not fragile, singing voice … Read More

Steve Cogswell
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Hey Joe! Just a quick thanks for the OS2.  It’s absolutely amazing!!

Dante Ambriel
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I’ve been working on the written email piece that I wanted to send to you to express my overwhelming gratitude for the incredible mouth piece that you made and sent to me.  The problem is that all I want to … Read More

Joe Morris
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Thank You so much for the fast and wonderful work you have performed on the AXIEME piece!.Intonation is great and the sound is extremely even through the range of my horn……that sound……the SOUND I have been looking for! Smiling now! … Read More

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