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  1. Tenor mpc
    I recently had Ed Zentera work on a mouthpiece for me. It was a Florida Link STM 7* which was previously worked on by Bob Carpenter when it was in the possession of my teacher. My teacher gave it to me as a gift when I began gigging and moved to Chicago. I just couldn’t vibe with the piece at...
  2. Baritone mpc
    I recently acquired a couple of STM bari pieces. One of them is clearly a modern version (the one on the left in the photos) but I am not sure about the one on the right, it's probably made in the 80s but I would appreciate if any mouthpiece historian could enlighten me. Thanks! The tip...
  3. SOTW Member Recordings & Reviews
    Test-driving my 3D printed Florida 7* for client. The reed was too soft for that tip - I usually blow it on 8*'s; however, I enjoyed it a lot anyway
  4. Mouthpiece Maintenance, Modification & Refacing
    I sent a modern STM Tenor mouthpiece down to Eric Drake in Berkeley, CA. It was supposed to be a 7* and it was more like a 6*, the facing was too short and it was horribly uneven. The table was really wonky. He levelled the table, opened it out to a proper 7* / medium facing, re-shaped the tip...
  5. Soprano, Bass and Misc. mpc
    It’s funny how these two pieces difference so much more so on the soprano then say on Tenor or maybe even alto although I’m really not familiar with these pieces and out of so I can’t say for certain. In fact all of this is speculation so let me just say that now none of this I’m really not...
  6. Ligatures
    Although previous threads exist on this topic, some of them are stale, so here I add my two cents. For everyone shopping for a good ligature for their Otto Link metal tenor mouthpiece... I don't intend to provide any commentary on price, relative value or accessibility in the marketplace, I'll...
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