Johannes Gerber Vintage Alto Mouthpiece Review

Today, I am reviewing another great mouthpiece by Johannes Gerber in South Africa. Mr. Gerber has been making mouthpieces for many years and I reviewed a great tenor saxophone mouthpiece of his a few years ago, the Gerber Slant model  as well as the Gerber Solo LC soprano saxophone mouthpiece  last year.   Johannes Gerber has Read More…

Absolute Resin Alto Saxophone Mouthpiece

Today,  I am reviewing a mouthpiece made by the Absolute company. These are made in Italy.  This model is called the “AltoR”model.  There is also an Alto AL,  Alto ST and an Alto + model on their website.  You can also find all these models for Baritone, Tenor and Soprano saxophones as well. The AL Read More…

Aizen SO 7 Alto Saxophone Mouthpiece

This is a new Aizen SO mouthpiece that I received in the mail last week. It is a 7 tip opening.  If you follow my blog regularly, then you might remember that I reviewed the very first limited edition Aizen alto sax mouthpiece when it first came out a few years ago. Since then, they Read More…

Aizen Jazz Master 7 Alto Saxophone Mouthpiece

This is a new Aizen Jazz Master mouthpiece that I received in the mail last week. It is a 7 tip opening. If you follow my blog regularly, then you might remember that I reviewed the very first limited edition Aizen sax mouthpiece when it first came out a few years ago.  Since then, they Read More…

Aizen NY Jazz 7 Alto Saxophone Mouthpiece

This is a new Aizen NY Jazz mouthpiece that I received in the mail last week.  It is a 7 tip opening.  If you follow my blog regularly,  then you might remember that I reviewed the very first limited edition Aizen sax mouthpiece when it first came out a few years ago.  Since then, they Read More…

Ted Klum’s Versitone Acoustimax Alto Saxophone Mouthpiece

A couple of weeks ago, I received an email from Frank Klum asking if I’d be interested in trying out Ted Klum’s new Acoustimax alto saxophone mouthpiece.  As I was reading the email, I got to the bottom and was in shock when I saw that Frank lives in Hollis, New Hampshire.  Hollis is the  Read More…

Drake Vintage Resin NY Jazz Alto Saxophone Mouthpiece

Yesterday,  I received a box from Aaron Drake at Drake Mouthpieces. I couldn’t open it fast enough. Inside were 3 brand new vintage resin alto saxophone mouthpieces for me to try. I’ve been wanting to try these for months now and I was very excited.  This is the second mouthpiece I tried of the three. Read More…

Early Babbit Alto Mouthpiece 7

This is the Freddie Gregory refaced HR link that I recorded on another clip. It played great but to be honest…..it was way to picky with reeds.  It would take me forever to find a good reed.  I sent it to Brian and had him work on it and set the tip at .080 which Read More…

Vandoren V16 A5M Alto Mouthpiece

This is a Vandoren V16 A5M that I bought from Dave Valdez in Portland. Dave had Brian Powell reface the mouthpiece to a .080 and put a very long facing curve on it (23mm) that matched a Slant Link that has been Dave’s main piece forever.  The reason I bought this piece was because I Read More…

Florida Hard Rubber Otto Link Alto Mouthpiece

This is a hard rubber otto link I bought on ebay.  It was advertised as being worked on by John Reilly and had a  5* facing on it.  It played well but was a little too closed for me.  I sent it to Brian Powell and had him reface it to a  .080 which is Read More…

Ralph Morgan Refaced-Slant Signature Otto Link Alto Mouthpiece

This is an old slant signature 5* hard rubber link that was refaced by Ralph Morgan.  I just bought it and am getting used to it.   Ralph opened it up to around a 7 and put a metal band around the shank.  When I first got the piece the bore was so small that Read More…

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