Bobby Dukoff

Bobby Dukoff was a big band saxophone player during the swing era when he looked for ways of improving his own sound.  While working for the Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra, Bobby began playing his own mouthpiece, which showcased his style.  Soon other musicians were asking for the mouthpiece and the Bobby...
Jeanne Dukoff married the swing saxophonist and mouthpiece maker Bobby Dukoff.  Bobby suffered a stroke just before his scheduled NAMM Oral History interview and in true “Bobby Dukoff Spirit” Mrs. Dukoff rose to the occasion, sitting alongside her husband and answering the questions for him.  Sadly...
Nicolas Hernandez played professional guitar when he met Bobby Dukoff in the early 1990s.  The famed saxophonist and mouthpiece maker took Nic under his wing and taught him the trade.  Nic’s skills as a craftsman were a perfect fit with Bobby and not only did the two become great business partners...
Craig Richard is a professional saxophonist who has played with the likes of Kenny G and was hired by Bobby Dukoff Mouthpiece Company’s president, Nic Hernandez, as product specialist.  Within that role Craig studies the many mouthpieces both past and present to determine sound quality.  He plays...