Vandoren B46 Bass Clarinet Mouthpiece

Vandoren B46 Bass Clarinet mouthpiece has one of the widest tip openings in Vandoren’s range. This mouthpiece is capable of producing a powerful sound unlike any of their other models. Often a favourite of Jazz and contemporary clarinettists, the B46 is also very versatile and can work in so many different settings.

Playing with a strong clean, full sound, the B46 bass has the ability to give bright and dark tones. With the right reed choice, you are able to get impressive projection and response from this piece. Between a 2-3 would be a good choice! (See Vandoren’s reed recommendations below).

As one of 6 different models for bass clarinet, Vandoren have created a wide tipped, mouthpiece with a long facing. Prioritising musician’s individual likes when playing their chosen mouthpiece, Vandoren have created their range to incorporate these preferences.

  • CM345
  • Tip Opening – 205
  • Facing Length – Long

About Vandoren
Established in 1905 (Paris) and founded by clarinettist, Eugène Van Doren, Vandoren Paris are a world renowned brand specialising in clarinet and saxophone reeds, mouthpieces, ligatures and other accessories. Vandoren combine innovative designs with state of the art machinery (using engineering tolerance below 1/100th of a millimeter) to produce products of outstanding quality.


1. On arrival, every Clarinet & Flute is checked & adjusted in-store. This is essential as every instrument requires some attention after its 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.

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