The Mr. P Tuba Mouthpieces are designed by Daniel Perantoni, Professor of tuba and euphonium at the Jacobs School of Music at Indiana University, are available in six different models for bass and contrabass tuba. These mouthpieces have been designed from the ground up with improved response, ease of playability and a core-centered sound. These mouthpieces will quickly become the standard for tuba mouthpieces, and Mr. P is sure that you’ll enjoy playing on whichever one you choose.
These mouthpieces have been designed with improved response, ease of playability and a core- centered sound. The rims are comfortable and compliment the cups to provide fast and even response over the complete register of the instruments. Soloists as well as recording and symphonic artists prefer them.
The Mr.P Signature 4.4 Potenza tuba mouthpiece is a smaller funnel shaped (Helleberg style) mouthpiece that is designed especially for 5/4 and 6/4 CC and BBb tubas. It will add overtones to the already fundamental sound of the larger tuba. The new shape adds a faster response, extra weight and a slightly sharper rim adding to greater flexibility. 33 mm cup diameter, medium depth. (1.301″ inner diameter, 0.321″ throat)
The Mr. P Signature 4.8 Potenza tuba mouthpiece is the classic signature medium standard funnel (Helleberg style) shaped mouthpiece. The new shape adds extra weight and a slightly sharper rim adding to greater flexibility. This is Mr. P’s top choice for medium bore and large bore 4/4 CC and BBb tubas. 33.5 mm cup diameter, medium-large depth. (1.312″ inner diameter, 0.327″ throat)
The Mr. P Signature 5.0 Potenza tuba mouthpiece is the largest and most popular funnel shaped (Helleberg style) mouthpiece that is especially designed for an a more powerful low register while still rendering a strong high register. It will give a more fundamental sound and make the 4/4 tuba sound like a 5/4. 33.5 mm diameter, deep cup. (1.312″ inner diameter, 0.324″ throat)
The Mr. P Signature 6.4 Potenza shallow bowl shaped tuba mouthpiece is especially designed for the larger bore F and Eb tubas. 32 mm diameter, moderately shallow cup. (1.281″ inner diameter, 0.307″ throat)
The Mr. P Signature 6.5 Potenza medium shallow tuba mouthpiece is my popular F and Eb tuba mouthpiece. It will render the warm and wonderful fundamental sound in all registers. The new shape features a somewhat sharper rim adding to greater flexibility and faster response while the extra weight renders more power. 32 mm cup diameter, medium depth. (1.282″ inner diameter, 0.312″ throat)
The Mr. P Signature 8.8 Potenza is a popular large bowl shaped tuba mouthpiece that is especially designed for an easy and more powerful low register while giving a clear fast response in all registers. 33.5 mm cup diameter, deep bowl-shaped cup. (1.327″ inner diameter, 0.323″ throat)