Ishimori Woodstone Silver Tenor Saxophone Mouthpiece

I have an Ishimori Woodstone silver tenor sax mouthpiece to review and play for you today. This is a 8 tip (.110) high baffled mouthpiece.  I have been eagerly wanting to play these Ishimori mouthpieces for quite a while. Ishimori Woodstone Silver Tenor Saxophone Mouthpiece Over the past few months, I have heard of Ishimori Read More…

Mark Spencer Silver Tenor Mouthpiece

Here’s a new mouthpiece review of a Mark Spencer Silver tenor saxophone mouthpiece.  I bought this mouthpiece from Bob Franceschini who some of you might know. (He played saxophone with Mike Stern for a number of years). Mark Spencer is a mouthpiece maker and refacer in Australia that made this mouthpiece especially for Bob Franceschini.  Read More…

Warburton A Series 12 Degree Tenor Sax Mouthpiece

This is a Warburton A series 12 degree tenor saxophone mouthpiece that I am reviewing.   This tenor saxophone mouthpiece has an 7* tip opening which is a .105.   It is silver plated and came with a Rovner light ligature.  These are made by the great mouthpiece refacer Eric Falcon down in Florida. I Read More…

Warburton A Series 8 Degree Tenor Sax Mouthpiece

This is a Warburton A series 8 degree tenor saxophone mouthpiece that I am reviewing today.  This tenor saxophone mouthpiece has an 8* tip opening which is about .115.  It is silver plated and came with a Rovner light ligature.  These are made by Eric Falcon who was kind enough to send me some to Read More…

Pete Thomas PPT Tenor Saxophone Mouthpiece 7* Review

This is a great mouthpiece from Pete Thomas over in the UK.  I emailed him a few months ago because I was interested in trying one of his tenor mouthpieces.   He was kind enough to send me this one.  I’m not sure what it is made of  but it looks pretty cool.  It’s looks Read More…

“Live” Guardala Laser Trimmed Michael Brecker II Saxophone Mouthpiece

Here’s another live clip I dug out of my computer. This is a more  mellow clip of a solo on the tune “Come Away With Me” by Norah Jones.  To be honest, I’m one for staying in the mood of the tune when I solo.  I can’t stand it when I hear a slow ballad Read More…

JodyJazz ESP 7* Tenor Saxophone Mouthpiece

Here is a JodyJazz ESP 7* (.105) tenor saxophone mouthpiece.  These are made by Jody Espina who has a huge variety of mouthpieces that he makes at www.jodyjazz.com.  I borrowed this from a good friend of mine.  These mouthpieces come with what’s called a “spoiler”.  It is a black wedge that you slide into the Read More…

Ponzol Stainless Steel M2 Tenor Mouthpiece

Today, I have another Peter Ponzol M2 Stainless Steel tenor mouthpiece for review. I did a review of one of these a year or two ago but the sample clip I played of it was done in my garage. Since then, i have had a few people ask if I can do another one that Read More…

Ponzol M2 Gold Tenor Mouthpiece

This is another classic Peter Ponzol M2 tenor mouthpiece.  I’ve played about 5-6 of these and they were all great.   This one is a .110 tip opening which feels perfect for me.   They have a brightness and kick to them that really comes out when you are on the gig. Share :

Theo Wanne Metal Kali Tenor Mouthpiece

I received this piece in another trial by Theo Wanne.  This mouthpiece is  Theo’s Kali  tenor mouthpiece which is a high baffle , large chambered piece.  I really liked this mouthpiece.  It has a bright sound but the large chamber gives it a much fatter sound than other high baffle tenor mouthpieces I have played Read More…

Metal Freddie Gregory Mark IV Tenor Mouthpiece

I received this tenor mouthpiece in a trade deal for one of my other mouthpieces.  This is a metal Freddie Gregory Mark IV size 8.  It has the ridges on the outside and a high rollover baffle in it.  I have to say I am surprised that this tenor mouthpiece isn’t brighter than it is. Read More…

Peter Ponzol SS M2 Tenor Mouthpiece

This is a Peter Ponzol M2 tenor saxophone mouthpiece. It is Stainless Steel and has a .110 tip opening.  I have owned 3 M2 pieces before and was thinking this would be just like them.   I was actually surprised at how dark this mouthpiece played.  It had tons of power and a husky, robust Read More…

LAW Buzzer .110 Tenor Saxophone Mouthpiece

Here is another LAW tenor saxophone mouthpiece that I received from Lawrence Waldron to try.  This one is in a .110 tip with a 25mm facing length.  This mouthpiece plays great and has a nice thick hearty tone to it with a 3 sized reed.  I found this mouthpiece could take all the air I Read More…

“Live” Freddie Gregory Mark IV 7** Tenor Mouthpiece

This is a live clip from a gig I did a number of years ago. I play a tenor solo using the Freddie Gregory Mark IV 7** piece I had.  The mouthpiece is made of hard rubber with a medium high long baffle in it that slopes down into the chamber. This mouthpiece gets my Read More…

Saxscape NF .108 Tenor Mouthpiece

I’ve been curious about these mouthpieces for awhile now.  They are made by Ken Barry in PA. His website is  www.Saxscape.com I appreciate Ken Barry because not only is he a craftsman but he is a great player also.  I find his website  very enjoyable to visit because Ken puts up real clips of his Read More…

Theo Wanne Amma 7* Tenor Mouthpiece

This is the new AMMA mouthpiece being producd by Theo Wanne.  A friend on SOTW generously offered to let me borrow his and try it out.  When I opened the package the first thing I noticed was the quality of the mouthpiece.  The tip, rails and baffle were perfect as well as the outside of Read More…

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