Phil-Tone Rift Alto Mouthpiece Review

Today, I am reviewing another great mouthpiece by Phil Engleman at Phil-Tone mouthpieces.    Phil Engleman is the founder of Phil-Tone mouthpieces and I have reviewed a number of his excellent mouthpieces in the past.  The Equinox,the Eclipse, the Solstice, the Tribute, the Sapphire, etc…………… Phil came out with this new alto sax mouthpiece a Read More…

Morgan Fry Ebonite Alto Saxophone Mouthpiece

Today, I am excited to review a new mouthpiece made by Morgan Fry.  Morgan Fry is a great mouthpiece maker and refacer in England.  I have reviewed some of his mouthpieces in the past and had him do some refacing work for me and have always been impressed with his work and craftsmanship.    If you Read More…

Marmaduke Hard Rubber Alto Mouthpiece

Today, I am reviewing a new alto saxophone mouthpiece that is made by Alex Miyatake in Japan.   I have reviewed one of the Marmaduke tenor mouthpieces in the past.   These alto mouthpieces are brand new  and I am excited to try them out.   I am trying two alto mouthpieces today.  One has Read More…

Poll of 10 Alto Saxophone Mouthpieces

I decided to run a poll of 10 alto saxophone mouthpieces that I have on my shelf.  I’m having a heck of a time deciding which ones to sell and I figured it would help me to play them side by side and record them.  On all 10 clips I’m just playing a simple slow 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…

Drake Vintage Resin Alto Saxophone Mouthpiece Comparison

I thought I’d put up a comparison post of the three Drake vintage resin alto saxophone mouthpieces I received today.  I will be doing a separate review for each mouthpiece but I thought that if I played a simple melody on all 3 next to each other you could hear the differences better.  On these Read More…

Drake Vintage Resin Contemporary Alto Saxophone Mouthpiece

I’m starting to get overwhelmed by how many great mouthpieces are out there today.  This morning  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 Read More…

Theo Wanne Gaia 6 Hard Rubber Alto Saxophone Mouthpiece

This is another great mouthpiece by Theo Wanne.  This is a Gaia 6 alto saxophone mouthpiece that came with a Macsax alto that I’m trying out (more on that later).  This sax mouthpiece has  a nice baffle in it as you can see from the pictures. The baffle slopes down into the chamber and is Read More…

Warburton Alto Saxophone Mouthpiece

This is a new Warburton alto saxophone mouthpiece.  These are made by Eric Falcon who is a top notch mouthpiece refacer.  This mouthpiece has an .080 tip opening.  I consider it to have a brighter sound but still fat sounding.  It’s a bit fatter sounding than the PT Meyer that I put up yesterday.  There Read More…

Meyer Alto Saxophone Mouthpiece Refaced by Phil Engleman

This is a new Meyer medium chamber alto saxophone mouthpiece that is made by JJ Babbitt.  If you have been an alto saxophone player for any length of time you will know the  mouthpiece name “Meyer”.   It is one of the most popular alto saxophone mouthpieces ever sold.   When I was a kid, i remember Read More…

Greg Wier GW 7M Alto Mouthpiece

This is a great alto mouthpiece that I bought from Greg Wier.  I’ve seen all of his mouthpieces on ebay for quite some time now and have wondered how they are. I trialed one of his tenor mouthpieces awhile ago and was very impressed with it.  This alto mouthpiece is terrific also.  It’s got that Read More…

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