As a Saxophonist you should be able to choose the mouthpiece that fits you best. Vandoren’s OPTIMUM series gives saxophonists plenty of options. This series is designed to be more free blowing and responsive. These mouthpieces will give you a more accurate articulation and total control at all dynamic ranges with precise intonation. The TL3 model is great for beginners to intermediate level and even some advanced students. It is characterized by roundness, depth, and precision. Its tip has a 1.76mm opening with a medium-short facing length.