Walter Grabner CXZ K11* Bb Clarinet Mouthpiece
Walter Grabner's CXZ K11* Bb Clarinet Mouthpiece is an enhanced version of the extremely popular CXZ K11. With a closer tip opening than the K11 and featuring an enhanced facing curve, the K11* has a higher level of clarity and focus. With the overall tone drawn from early mouthpieces created by Chicago area craftsmen- a dark, warm ringing core tone with maximum precision; the K11* speaks with authority and will not leave you struggling to be heard but also allows you the freedom to play with delicacy.
Optimised for Vandoren V12 3½ - 4 strength reeds whilst also being Légère compatible, allowing the selection of reeds to be less difficult and allow maximum precision. Tuned to 440Hz and designed to play with a 66mm barrel at this pitch, the K11* can also play at 442Hz with a 65mm barrel. Finished with an enhanced lower baffle and additional hand reaming and interior polishing, this professional mouthpiece has been expertly crafted for the experienced clarinettist.
- Tip Opening: 1.00 - 1.02 mm
- Medium - Enhanced Curve
- Optimised for Vandoren V12 3½ - 4 reeds
- Pitch: 440
About Walter Grabner
A musician and a craftsman, Walter Grabner has been hand crafting his mouthpieces for over twenty years. Supplying them in over 57 countries worldwide and producing over 10,000 pieces, Grabner has a large selection of mouthpieces for many types of musician. Treating every mouthpiece as an individual, independently serial numbered and recorded with facing info, internal and external dimensions and the type and origin of the blank so if your mouthpiece is lost or broken, it can be duplicated by Grabner, an important future protection scheme for your playing security
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.