Check Your Own Mouthpiece !
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Check your own mouthpiece for problems. If you want to really “know something” about your mouthpiece, here is a simple and safe way to find out. It will not affect your mouthpiece if you do it as I instruct in … Read More

Rob Cooper
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Thank you for inspiring me..the re-approach To soprano saxophone. .playing..a glove that fits perfect. …”Metro”..mouthpiece.. allows the player  to  a full ..resonant sound!! And just play..effortlessly.on.The Selmer mk Vi. SOPRANO…lowest notes ..to the highs.. Nothing could make me happier…

Case of The Flat Top End
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Here’s one that came to me a while back. I called it the Case of The Flat Top End. I have a client who could not play his Sopranoplanet mouthpiece in tune on his soprano. The top end would be … Read More

Lea Macquarrie
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The Missing Link  is working great.  I am coming from an Ideal with a 3 tip, so it is taking me awhile to accommodate to the larger tip, but my funky little Emilio Borgani is sounding so much richer, deeper, … Read More

A Beautiful Sound On Soprano Sax: Part 2
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It’s no mystery how to get a beautiful sound on soprano sax. Of course, we all have different ideas about “beauty” and what it may be for us. The same is undoubtedly true about a “beautiful sound”. We know it … Read More

A Beautiful Sound on Soprano Sax : Part 1
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The title says it all. This new series of articles is about one subject:how to get a beautiful sound on soprano sax.. I’ve been a dedicated soprano saxophonist for most of my career, and that has led me on a … Read More

Jeff Todd
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You nailed it! The balance is right: still enough resistance to enable total control over the piece, but not so much that you can’t blow through it. Before, I felt like the resistance was so much that there was no … Read More

Jordi Malga Garrido
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I have received Missing Link in perfect condition. I love his sound and it is easy to get sound emission. It works well with reed Marca Superieure 2 1/2. Thank you very much for your advice and for Missing Link!, … Read More

Mike Nixon
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After all of the rave reviews, I should not have been the least bit surprised, but I was shocked at the performance of this piece. The sports car analogy is very apt.  The Open Sky 2 handles like a dream. I have … Read More

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

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