I get a lot of questions about what equipment I use, especially on the Vlog – so here is my list and some videos of the gear in action.

Soprano Saxophone

Jazz Setup

Yanagisawa S992 00311xxx
Selmer S80 C** vintage Hard Rubber Mouthpiece (until April 2019)
Now SYOS ‘Dan Forshaw’ Soprano Mouthpiece
Rico 3.0 Strength Grand Concert Select Evolution Reeds for Bb Clarinet

Classical / Solo Setup

Yanagisawa S992 Curved Soprano
Absolute Metal Mouthpiece 7*
D’Addario Select Jazz 3H Soprano Saxophone Reeds

Alto Saxophone

Jazz Setup

Yanagisawa AW01 
D’Addario Select Jazz Mouthpiece 
From April 2019
SYOS Dan Forshaw Alto Mouthpiece

D’Addario Select Jazz 3M Filed

Classical Setup

Yanagisawa AW01 
Selmer Concept Mouthpiece
D’Addario Reserve 3

Tenor Saxophone

Jazz Setup

Selmer Mark VI 67xxx  or Yanagisawa TWO20
From April 2019 – SYOS ‘Dan Forshaw’ Tenor 8*

September 2016 – March 2019
Otto Link Vintage Tone Master circa 1963 8* (from July 2016)
January 2012 – August 2016
Vintage Otto Link Hard Rubber Slant Sig Link, refaced by Eric Drake at Saxology.

D’Addario Filed Hard 3 Strength Select Jazz Reed for Tenor Sax (Pack of 5)

Baritone Saxophone

MACSAX Baritone (I no longer play Baritone owing to back issues, I stopped playing it back in 2012, but it is on a number of my recordings, including my album Metanarrative. 

I use Key Leaves Sax props to stop my keys from sticking!