Bari Hybrid Tenor Saxophone Mouthpiece

Today, I am reviewing the Bari Hybrid tenor saxophone mouthpiece 7* (.105 tip opening). This mouthpiece has the gold band around it.  It is called a “hybrid” because it is a mix of hard rubber and gold plated brass. The front part of the mouthpiece is all hard rubber but the shank and bore of Read More…

Rafael Navarro Maestra Metal Tenor Saxophone Mouthpiece

This is a new metal tenor saxophone mouthpiece by Rafael Navarro. There has been a lot of “buzz” going on about the Navarro line of mouthpieces over the last few months.  As of this review,  Rafael has 3 models available for the tenor saxophone.  The Maestra, the Bahia and the Bob Mintzer Bebop Special.  All Read More…

Aizen Gold JazzMaster Tenor Saxophone Mouthpiece

This is a new Aizen Gold JazzMaster tenor saxophone mouthpiece that I received in the mail a couple of weeks ago.  It is a 7* tip opening which is a .105.  If you follow my blog regularly, then you will already know that I have reviewed a number of  Aizen hard rubber mouthpieces for the Read More…

Marmaduke Large Chamber Tenor Saxophone Mouthpiece

Today, I am reviewing a new Marmaduke large chambered tenor saxophone mouthpiece that is made by Alex Miyatake in Japan.  This tenor mouthpiece  has a larger chamber than the first Marmaduke mouthpiece I reviewed here.  If you click on this link you can compare the clips to see how these two mouthpieces sound.  They were Read More…

Kanee Professional Series Florida Tenor Saxophone Mouthpiece

Today I am reviewing a new Kanee  tenor saxophone mouthpiece.  This is called the “Florida” model and is in the Kanee professional series of mouthpieces. About a year ago, I reviewed  the Kanee O7 and V7 custom tenor mouthpieces.  These were great playing mouthpieces that were introduced to the market at a very affordable price. Read More…

Lebayle LRII Tenor Saxophone Mouthpiece

Today, I am reviewing a Fred Lebayle LRII tenor saxophone mouthpiece.  The last time I played a Lebayle tenor mouthpiece was about 8 years ago.  I bought a wood Lebayle Jazz mouthpiece to try.  The mouthpiece totally blew my mind.  I fell in love with it and was ecstatic to play it.  I played it Read More…

Ishimori Woodstone 7* Hard Rubber Tenor Sax Mouthpiece

I have an Ishimori Woodstone hard rubber tenor sax mouthpiece to review and play for you today. This is a 7* tip opening (.105) hard rubber mouthpiece. I have been eagerly wanting to play one of these Ishimori mouthpieces for quite a while.  I reviewed an 8 tip last week and wanted to try a Read More…

Ishimori Woodstone 8 Hard Rubber Tenor Saxophone Mouthpiece

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

Theo Wanne Refaced Selmer Soloist Tenor Mouthpiece

Here’s another clip of a great Selmer Soloist that Mark Sepinuck let me  try.  For those of you who don’t know Mark he is one of the premier dealers of high end mouthpieces.  If you look on ebay he goes by “10mfan”.  I met Mark years ago when he used to live up near Boston.  Read More…

Stan Getz Legend Series Tenor Saxophone Mouthpiece

This is a review of the Stan Getz Legend Series tenor saxophone mouthpiece.  This mouthpiece I’m trying today is an exact copy of the actual mouthpiece that Stan Getz used at the end of his career.  The copy is so exact that it even has slight teeth marks in it where Stan used to put Read More…

Sakshama “Lost Wax” Florida Link Tenor Saxophone Mouthpiece

This is a Sakshama “lost wax” florida link metal mouthpiece that I received from Sakshama Koloski  a few months ago.  He was gracious enough to let me try one of his mouthpieces.  I put lost wax in quotations because I’m not sure exactly what that means.  This mouthpiece is a great example of a great Read More…

Kanee Custom O7 Tenor Saxophone Mouthpiece

Here’s a brand new mouthpiece review for you.  You probably have never heard of this brand.  I had never heard of them before a couple weeks ago.  I received an email from someone from China asking if I would be willing to try some of their mouthpieces and post a review of them.  I was Read More…

Theo Wanne Ambika Tenor Saxophone Mouthpiece

Here’s another Theo Wanne tenor saxophone mouthpiece for you to check out. I just received a ton of these and I’m working my way through them as you might have noticed. This is a hard rubber version of the Ambika mouthpiece.  The Ambika is on the darker side of the tone spectrum.  It has a Read More…

Eric Falcon Custom Hard Rubber Tenor Saxophone Mouthpiece

Here is my review of a custom hard rubber tenor saxophone mouthpiece that Eric Falcon made.  A friend of mine sent me this to try with 2 metal links as well.  This is an example of a great hard rubber mouthpiece.  I actually have played this mouthpiece for about a week now and love it Read More…

Otto Link Super Tone Master Tenor Saxophone Mouthpiece Refaced by Eric Falcon

This is another Modern Otto Link Super Tone Master I received to try out.  This one was originally a 7 tip (.100) but was refaced and oped up to a .110 by Eric Falcon.  From what I understand Eric Falcon used to do mouthpiece work for Jody Espina of Jody Jazz.  He now is  refacing Read More…

Modern STM Otto Link Tenor Saxophone Mouthpiece Refaced by Brian Powell

This is a modern Super Tone Master Otto Link tenor saxophone mouthpiece.   Everyone knows that buying a modern metal Otto Link is pretty much a roll of the dice.  I remember going to a music store and trying 10 of them and not liking any of them.  Many times over the years I have stopped Read More…

Drake Vintage Resin Jazz Tenor Mouthpiece

This is a new tenor saxophone mouthpiece I received in the mail last week from Aaron Drake. Drake mouthpieces have been around for a number of years and Aaron is best known for his Ceramic mouthpieces which I have reviewed here before. Recently, he has updated his website www.DrakeMouthpieces.com and come out with a new Read More…

Drake Vintage Resin NY Jazz Tenor Mouthpiece

This is a new mouthpiece I received in the mail last week from Aaron Drake. Drake mouthpieces have been around for a number of years and Aaron is best known for his Ceramic mouthpieces which I have reviewed here before. Recently, he has updated his website www.DrakeMouthpieces.com and come out with a new line of Read More…

Drake Vintage Resin Son of Slant Tenor Mouthpiece

This is a new mouthpiece I received in the mail last week from Aaron Drake.  Drake mouthpieces have been around for a number of years and Aaron is best known for his Ceramic mouthpieces which I have reviewed here before.   Recently, he has updated his website www.DrakeMouthpieces.com and come out with a new line Read More…

Selmer Long Shank Soloist Tenor Mouthpiece

This is a Vintage Selmer Long Shank Soloist Tenor Mouthpiece that was originally a C*.  This mouthpiece has been refaced to a .105 tip opening by Brian Powell.  I have been wanting to try one of these ever since I tried a Selmer short shank soloist about a year ago.  I loved the short shank Read More…

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