Clark Fobes San Francisco Bb Clarinet Mouthpiece
The San Francisco series of mouthpieces have been developed by Forbes over a twenty year period. Incorporating handcrafted design and acoustical research into a consistant, high quality mouthpiece. Made using custom Zinner blanks unique to Fobes, these custom blanks are then hand customised. The bore of the mouthpiece is reamed (hand bored) to specifications that produce a superior intonation and superior acoustical design.The San Francisco Bb clarinet mouthpiece produces a sound rich in overtones with compact centre which is extremely versatile across the entire dynamic range and will fit into any genre of music. A stronger reed choice would be best for this mouthpiece and aid you in producing a pure, full bodied sound whilst still remaining free blowing, this mouthpiece is a definite must try piece. About Clark W Fobes
Clark W Fobes began research into the art of mouthpiece design and hand finishing in 1986 after building his clarinet repair business as a parallel career to his performing career. Becoming the preeminent clarinet repair specialist in the San Francisco bay area in 1985 Fobes reputation for fine craftsmanship and expertise in clarinet acoustics drew clients from all over the US. Fobes launched his line of Debut mouthpieces for students which have become extremely popular in the US. In 2000 Fobes closed his repair business to devote his energies to hand crafting clarinet and saxophone mouthpieces and to manufacture his unique solid wood barrels and extensions for clarinet.
1. On arrival, every Clarinet & Flute is checked & adjusted in-store. This is essential as every instrument requires some attention after it’s long journey from the factory.
2. Once sold, every Clarinet & Flute is checked & regulated for a second time as the set-up can be affected by the new materials expanding & contracting according to environmental conditions.
3. New instruments purchased from us can be returned within a year for a FREE check over and adjustment.