Vintage Selmer Soloist tenor mouthpiece C*, .076 tip
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Rich sound, good projection and a perfect table and facing for this superb vintage Selmer Soloist. Think all those great Blue Note tenors and you’ve got the sound: textured and full. Plays like butter, actually.

Yanagisawa baritone mouthpiece, .088 tip
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Fabulous bari mouthpiece with perfect table and facing. These vintage Yanagisawa pieces are amazing players, in the same league of the best Link Tone Masters in terms of tonal characteristics. But they have a little more “jump” or “pop” to … Read More

Mathias Mayrbaurl
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The Mpc arrived after one week you sended it to Vienna.  Anyway, my Missing Link plays great! „Great“ is an understatement. It has got all the characteristics you promised ( I was a bit  skeptical  because so many mouthpiece makers … Read More

Matthieu Donarier
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…the mouthpiece has arrived today ! Great great piece. A bit closed though, but the sound is deep so it should not be a problem. I’ll take a few days to get used to it. The sound color is round, … Read More

Marc Rozec
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I got the “missing link” today. I tried it :  “magnifique !” This mouthpiece is so easy to play that it starts playing before you even put it in your mouth ! The sound is rich, beautiful. Joe, thank you … Read More

Skip Ragland
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I received the Missing Link soprano mouthpiece that you made for me today. Of course, I tried it out immediately and after about thirty seconds, just stared at it in disbelief. I already knew that you could perform wonders after … Read More

SOUND & SAXOPHONE REEDS
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SOUND AND SAXOPHONE REEDS:  A Little Clarity I have been planning this article for a while and just kept putting it off. Why? Because it seems like it should be simple, which it is in some respects, but is gets … Read More

Skip Ragland
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Got the Selmer Mouthpiece today and tried it immediately. You are a magician, Joe!  You took a brand new mouthpiece from a wonderful company which would simply not play for me and turned it into one which moves effortlessly from … Read More

Dom Z
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The mouthpiece has arrived and it’s wonderful. I’m loving it. Again, thanks very much, and I wish you all the best,

Thom Keith
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Holy smokes!  I may not suck nearly as badly on this horn as I thought! Thank YOU!!!!

Mike Guarin
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I received the S440 today and the reeds. This. Piece. Is. Great.  The tone was warm and spreads like softened butter as promised.  I felt like the wider throat made for a nice full blow with just a hint of … Read More

Bob Golightly
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The Caravan MP you corrected for me arrived yesterday evening. I’ve been playing it this morning and have been reluctant to put it down long enough to write. The difference is absolutely uncanny! You assured me it would play beautifully, … Read More

Mike Guarin
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So I tried the Via Coro out on Saturday night on a “Venus” curved soprano that belonged to one of the guys. First off, the intonation was relatively spot on, which pleasantly surprised me. I had some difficulty getting out the high register, … Read More

Jules Lawrence
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During the covid-19 in lockdown I had dedicated a lot of time to getting up to speed on my soprano and was becoming increasingly disillusioned with my mouthpiece.  A quick email exchange with Joe and my ‘piece was sent off … Read More

Rico Fernandez
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Mouthpiece arrived yesterday and I was able to briefly try it out for a few min in the evening. At first, the lack of super brightness I had been used to all these years from metal high baffles, threw me … Read More

Joe Whitney
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I just wanted to let you know that the package arrived today.  As soon as I brought it inside, I couldn’t wait to take a look at the mouthpiece and play it.  Well, it plays even better than I could … Read More

Guillaume Chanfreau
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I got the 2 mouthpieces (Selmer Concept & Vandoren SL3)  in the mail today and I tried them right away. First, I now perfectly understand what you meant by the Selmer Concept being much brighter than the Vandoren. I didn’t … Read More

STEVE LACY : His Music Notebook 1965
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Steve Lacy is regarded as a category of one on the soprano saxophone. Here is a PDF of his music notebook from 1965, when he was 31 years old. It is fascinating to examine and to actually play, too. MAY … Read More

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