Fred Lebayle (born March 28 1960) worked as a metal tool worker in his father’s company in France. As an enthusiastic saxophone player, he started designing mouthpieces for himself, trying to emulate Charlie Parker’s sound. In 1987 he set up his own mouthpiece business as a one-man venture. Today his work is known and appreciated worldwide by some of the finest musicians such as , Wayne Shorter, Branford Marsalis, Ron Blake, David Liebman, Mark Turner, Ravi Coltrane, Marcus Strickland, Brian Landrus,  Jan Gabarek, Candy Dulfer and many other professionals whom sound is shaped by Lebayle’s work.

M.O.F Best french worker 1990

M.O.F Best french worker 1990

Award of ROTARY club 1992

Award of ROTARY club 1992

Handcraft of Art 2010

Handcraft of Art 2010

Trophy of expert handcrafts 2005

Trophy of expert handcrafts 2005