I bought a vintage (50's apparently) Berg Larsen Duckbill Metal Tenor mouthpiece from ebay recently. It was a 90/3 SMS but it was refaced to 85/0 (baffle was raised to 0 by epoxy) by one of the best refacers in Orange County per seller's comment.
I used my usual Lavoz M, 2.5 Vandoren...
I couldn't afford an expensive one so I bought a 1912 Curved Wurlitzer Low Pitch soprano sax. I find the high B, C, C# and low D to low Bb needs lots of work to make the right tone (higher octave harmonic for the low notes and unclear or unplayable for the high notes) I'm going to have the...
I got this sweet berg for my tenor in the mail the other day, and I'm curious to its age. It would be a huge help if someone could help me date it (find its age, not to get a table at a nice restaurant with Mr.Bergs granddaughter, as I'm sure some of you were thinking) so that if I choose to...
I recently obtained a Hard Rubber Berg Larsen 80/3 M for Alto Sax from a friend and I'm experimenting with it to find the right set up to play with it. I usually play one of the newer Meyer 5's with Zz Vandoren reeds size 3.
Any suggestions on reeds for the Berg Larsen?
Can Anyone tell me if this is a duckbill mouthpiece or give me any
information at all about it?
The details I can Read are as follows.
Berg Larsen (Slant sig).
No SMS or M Markings.
The markings 70 over 2 are quite clear but between them and off to the right are
I am still on the quest for that mouthpiece that won't choke up as you get above c3. The wolfe I have isn't bad ... and as many of you know, I just recently purchased a Jumbo java and really don't like the upper sound and the fight and bite to get the altissimo ringing
So I am going to take...
Hi, I'm looking for a Vintage Berg Larsen Baritone Saxophone Mouthpiece preferably one with a baffle size of 100-110 and a tip opening of either 1 or 2. I'm searching for a vintage one because I've been told that many of the new Bergs have questionable tone. Please let me know if your thoughts...
My name is Ernesto I played bari for 4 years and am in the top jazz ensemble. and because I use a Yamaha YBS-52 for my bari and a Berg Larsen tip Opening:110 Baffle:2 and SMS Facing. For my setup i need a new reed, I use Alexander New Yorks 3 1/2. These warp within the first week ON...