In this poll I am playing 8 measures of “In a Sentimental Mood” on 3 different Ponzol mouthpieces. I’m trying to play the melody in a similar way for each clip. See if you can hear a difference between the clips. If you can, vote for the one that you like the best! Which Ponzol […]
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 […]
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.
This is a Peter Ponzol M1 that I purchased just for the heck of it. I have tried a bunch of M2’s but never a M1( Maybe in a store once) This is a really nice piece. It a bit brighter than the Ponzol ML tenor mouthpiece I played before but a bit darker than […]
I received this in the mail today along with the Ponzol M2. This is a Stainless Steel mouthpiece made by Peter Ponzol called the “Vintage” model. It is at a .105 tip opening. It does play with a darker sound than other Ponzol tenor mouthpieces I have played. Very even from top to […]
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 […]
About 7 years ago I had a Peter Ponzol ML .110 tenor saxophone mouthpiece. It was my favorite mouthpiece at the time. Big fat sound but when I pushed it it had loads of power. There was only one problem…..I could never find good reeds for it. It would always fail the suction test and […]