Jon Van Wie Meyer Tenor Saxophone Mouthpiece

This is a modern Meyer tenor saxophone mouthpiece that I recently bought.  This one is a 7 that was refaced by the late great Jon Van Wie to a .105 tip opening.  I knew that if Jon Van Wie had refaced it then it would be a great example of what a Meyer could do.  Read More…

Jon Van Wie Modern Meyer 6MM Alto Saxophone Mouthpiece

This is a modern Meyer that was refaced by the late great Jon Van Wie.  I had Jon work on a few tenor mouthpieces for me and his work was always great.  I don’t think I ever had him work on an alto mouthpiece so this is a real treat for me to play this Read More…

Lawton 9BB JVW Refaced Tenor Mouthpiece Review

This a Lawton 9BB tenor saxophone mouthpiece that was refaced by JVW (Jon Van Wie).  If you have never heard of Jon Van Wie, he was a great mouthpiece refacer that passed away some years ago.  I had him do some work on some mouthpieces for me when I first started getting into this mouthpiece Read More…

Jon Van Wie’s Words On Mouthpiece Work

This is the first post I read of Jon Van Wie’s.  This was on one of the google forums back in the late 90’s.  I never heard of the guy or his work but reading this post you can sense the love, passion and focus he had for his work.  Soon after this I sent Read More…

LAW Buzzer, JVW Link, Kali Comparison

I thought I would put up a comparison clip of my 3 favorite tenor mouthpieces  so we could hear the differences in their sounds. The three mouthpieces are a Theo Wanne Kali, a Jon Van Wie STM Link and a LAW Buzzer. All three  mouthpieces are around a .110 tip opening.  They were all done Read More…

Jon Van Wie STM Link 8 Tenor Mouthpiece

I won this mouthpiece on ebay a few weeks ago.  The seller had it listed as a link that Phil Barone had worked on but Phil contacted him and said it wasn’t his work.  I bid on it because it looked a lot like other Jon Van Wie  links I’ve owned in the past.  It Read More…

Florida/Early Babbitt HR Link 7* Tenor Mouthpiece

This is a piece I bought about 4 years ago.  I got caught up in the whole “slant” hard rubber link thing and I emailed a guy who had a slant.   He had just sold it but said he had this piece that was as good or better than any slant he had ever played.  Read More…

“Live” Jon Van Wie Otto Link 8

My Jon Van Wie refaced Super Tone Master Link is the Mouthpiece that I have played on the most over the last 10 years. Jon Van Wie was an incredible mouthpiece refacer (sad to say that he died a number of years ago).  I had the good fortune to have him work on a few Read More…

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