Welcome to the JodyJazz Band Director Resources page. Here you will find many valuable resources for your Jazz Band Sax Section

JodyJazz Band Director Section Kits voted “Best Tools for Schools” by School Band & Orchestra Magazine.

Sax Section T-Shirt Challenge

We want to hear your sax section before and after they received their JodyJazz Band Director Section kit. Send us ‘before’ and ‘after’ videos of your sax section playing “One O’Clock Jump” and we’ll send you JodyJazz T-shirts for the entire sax section. Contact us at info@Jodyjazz.com for full details.

Try to get your sax section to sound like this:

Download the One O'Clock Jump score here.

JodyJazz Lessons

JodyJazz Lessons: How to get a Jazzy Sax sound by changing your embouchure

Testimonials from Award Winning Band Directors

Caleb Chapman
Director, Crescent Super Band
President, Jazz Education Network

“A world-class big band is impossible without a sax section that truly blends. JodyJazz mouthpieces give the Crescent Super Band the consistency, precision, and tone necessary across all our saxes for that to happen.”

  • Jazz Educator of the Year, Berklee College of Music and JEN
  • Utah’s Best Educator, Utah Best of State
  • Three-Time GRAMMY Educator Award National Semi-Finalist

Dr. Roosevelt Griffin III
Band Director, Gwendolyn Brooks Middle School
President/CEO, Griffin Institute of Performing Arts

“The sound of my sax section opened up immediately with JodyJazz mouthpieces. I also find that the HR* is a great transition from the concert band setting. This is the best mouthpiece that I have come across for my needs.”

  • Grammy Award for Music Educator
  • Semi-Finalist Golden Apple Award for Excellence in Teaching
  • Jefferson Award for Public Service from an Educator

Miles Osland
Professor of Saxophone, Director of Jazz Studies, University of Kentucky

“All of my students in my Mega-Sax Ensemble play on JodyJazz mouthpieces (alto, tenor and baritone). The blend is wonderful, and the intonation is impeccable.”

  • Kentucky Governor’s Award for excellence in education
  • Five 4-star reviews from Downbeat (student and personal groups)
  • Four recordings have been recommended for Grammy nominations

Gregory W. Yasinitsky, DMA
Director of the School of Music, Washington State University

“Within fifteen seconds of trying my JodyJazz DV NY, I knew it was the greatest mouthpiece I ever played. I am proud to recommend JodyJazz mouth-pieces to all of my students. JodyJazz mouthpieces are simply the BEST!”

  • Washington Music Educators Association Hall of Fame
  • Washington State University Eminent Faculty Award
  • National Band Association Jazz Educator Award

Hand-crafted in Savannah, GA

Each mouthpiece is individually hand-crafted and play tested in our Savannah, GA factory to the strictest quality standards and with the highest possible attention to detail.