Backun Vocalise TM1 Alto Saxophone Mouthpiece


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Designed for McAllister by Hawkins. Crafted by Backun.

A fresh take on classical tradition.

It takes a lot to break from tradition. The first ever mouthpiece series by renowned saxophone artist, Timoth McAllister and legendary mouthpiece craftsperson, Richard Hawkins, is nothing short of groundbreaking. Together with the advanced design and manufacturing capabilities of Backun, Vocalise Saxophone Mouthpieces provide classical artists with an elevated foundation on which to perform today’s advanced and challenging literature. A new generation of mouthpieces for the next generation of artists. Features Unique Chamber Design, precision CNC machining, and an exceptionally responsive tone. 
The TM1 is a close facing mouthpiece with faster response, the TM1 provides artists with a more direct and focused tone across all registers. Artists seeking enhanced flexibility and clean articulation will appreciate the tonal clarity that the TM1 delivers. Similar to a S80C*, Concept, Vandoren AL3, etc.


Tip opening = 1.44mm.


All of our pre-owned and new instruments come fully inspected by our in-house repair shop. If you have any questions or would like to make an offer, please feel free to contact us directly at the shop through our phone or email.


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