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  1. Alto mpc
    I'm playing a hard rubber Meyer 5 on lead alto in my 8-member swing band. I like warmth in my tone, but I can't compete with the brass, or even the tenor player who is using a metal mpc. Is there a mouthpiece that might help me get louder without losing the warmth? I wondered if a metal mpc...
  2. Alto mpc
    I've played lead tenor in jazz band for 6 years now on my SR Tech legend mouthpiece. Recently, I was asked by my professor to switch to lead alto and was looking for any advice on a good lead section playing piece. Preferably, I would like this piece to stay within the $250 range. Any advice...
  3. General Mouthpiece Discussion
    Hello sax players! I recently ordered a bunch of alto saxophone mouthpieces online (Including Vandoren Jumbo Java, Beechler, JodyJazz, etc), and I really like the sound of the Jumbo Java. It has a huge baffle and a small chamber. It's sound is really bright and edgy; it gives me a Gerald...
  4. Alto mpc
    Hi All, Aside from my regular refacing work, I've been developing a new alto piece for a while. Over the summer David Mann came by at KB Saxophone Services and fell in love with the piece. David had so many nice things to say about the piece that we decided on making a video to present the...
  5. Alto mpc
    I'm currently lead tenor in the Georgia State University jazz band, but have been asked to possibly switch to lead alto next semester. I just got my old Conn New Wonder alto fixed up and now need a good mouthpiece that can cut and has good volume. I'm more of a dark sounding tenor player so this...
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