French saxophonist Jean Yves Auchere plays his large tipped Missing Link on his Rampone & Cazzani saxello with a deep, rich, dark sound full of texture and warmth.
Each Missing Link I make is made specifically for the individual player, the conception he or she has, and is made to create the most compatible acoustical environment with the specific horn being played. The R&C saxello has a unique bore and the slight bend in the neck adds a particular acoustical dimension as well. We were successful in making a mouthpiece that worked smoothly and elegantly with that elegant horn.
Interestingly, some time later I received this message from Jean Yves, and his experience confirms precisely what I have been saying about the impact of a bent neck on soprano: