Let’s Talk Tone
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  Specifically, how much specific control can a player get for creating tonal variation in their soprano sound? The flip side of that question is this: how much of the tone achieved by a player is dependent on his equipment … Read More

Andrew Strzyzewski
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Hope you’re doing well. I received the mouthpiece and have been working with it for the past week-ish. By golly, I think we’ve got it! It feels really nice to play, super easy on intonation, no feeling of backing-up, and … Read More

About YOUR Soprano Mouthpiece
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Instead of randomly buying new mouthpieces, better to learn something about your soprano mouthpiece. I’m writing this because I see too many bloggers and forum posts about playing soprano saxophone that are just wrong, and that tell newer or less … Read More

David Chou
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Both mouthpieces ( Gottsu and Gary Sugal ) get alive again , very easy blowing ,thick and powerful , upper registers are not thin as before and lower registers are more easy to reach ,Very nice job , I can’t ask anymore ! … Read More

Manfred Koethe
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My rebalanced Dukoff mouthpiece arrived today, and it looks real great. The superior finish quality let my mechanical engineer’s heart jump in joy. Then I started to play, oh what a difference! Great sound, great response and the whole range … Read More

Don’t Laugh At Kenny G
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One of the things we notice about the way Kenny G plays soprano is the angle that he creates, with the mouthpiece coming out of mouth quite dramatically to one side. I don’t know about you, but  my initial reaction … Read More

Different Soprano Saxophone Style Basics
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Grouping Soprano Sax designs by Style Soprano saxes come in all flavors and it’s a good idea to have a feeling for each. It helps to be able to put the styles on some kind of scale or continuum. The … Read More

Buying A Soprano Saxophone
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  This is a great time to be buying a soprano saxophone. There are so many good ones and it is a buyer’s market. So, take a few minutes to get the knowledge you need when buying a soprano saxophone. … Read More

Jeffrey Snow
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  I LOVE this mouthpiece! You were spot on regarding recommending it to me. The sound is big, dark and has excellent presence! I love your Open Sky 2, but I immediately noticed the difference between them and, for me, … Read More

Hayden Fallek
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Got it today! It plays beautifully…It’s EXACTLY what I was looking for. Big and resonant with a lot of flexibility to the sound, with ultra fast response. Thanks, Joe!

Chris Moffatt
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I Wanted to drop you a quick note.  Your mouthpiece is a gem, a work of art really. I will say simply that your description of this piece on your website could not be more perfect. That is exactly what … Read More

Stephen O’Connell
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I thought that you might like a bit more unsolicited feedback on the Open Sky 2 that you made for me. I have been preparing for the orchestral and string quartet gigs with many long notes and tuning exercises.  I … Read More

Bill Sneddon
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I am delighted with the Missing Link, all intonation problems have been resolved, the sound is very different from my link 5 star, can describe it as warmer, fuller sound.

Charis Ioannou
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(The Missing Link)  came in today…been playin all day! Love the sound…tryin to find the tuning still with my trutone…but i like it a lot! Thanks Joe!

ABOUT LARGE CHAMBER SOPRANO PIECES
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  There’s a lot to know about large chamber soprano pieces. So, here’s a picture of 5 vintage large chamber soprano mouthpieces side by side. This picture alone should tell you something right away. Each of these pieces are very … Read More

Allen Otis
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Joe , the Sugal (Super Dave Liebman) mouthpiece came back today. I gave it a work out and to my amazement it played in tune an with ease. Thanks for your quick turnaround it’s a pleasure to make music again.

THE PROBLEM WITH TABLES
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A lot of mouthpiece problems originate here- on the table. Sometimes it is easy to spot, as with this high-end soprano mouthpiece from one of the well-known makers. Look at the picture. What do you see? Well, you see the … Read More

Lewis Watson
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Just a line or 2 to let you know my initial thoughts on the metropolitan, My first thought was how much easier it was for me to play through all registers, particularly  the bottom end, which I always had a struggle with, the next thing was a … Read More

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