You can blend with a section, and also stand up and be heard! The channel size results in a nicely centered sound with a clear middle D. As with the other Saxophone mouthpieces, doublers will appreciate the power and flexibility they can achieve without excessive embouchure pressure -- and without destroying their flute embouchures. Hite are a popular choice for mouthpieces and have provided performers with many mouthpieces for decades. This particular mouthpiece has a high baffle to provide players with a warmer sound without the sound losing its resonance. This mouthpiece gives players the ability to belnd with a section easily but also a slight edge to cut through for lead/solo performance. This is a good mouthpiece for doublers because of it's flexibility.