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  1. Sax vs. Sax, Mpc vs. Mpc, etc.
    Recently got another Saksahama made for me, but this time I asked for a Florida. Really killer piece, curious how you all think it measures up to my Early Babbitt. all recordings done an on iPhone but sounds fine to my ears. conn 30m tenor, rico plasticover 3 reeds, the Sak has just a regular...
  2. Mouthpiece Maintenance, Modification & Refacing
    Just wanted to give some more praise to Sakshama Koloski and his work. Just came back from a really nice time at his place where I picked up one his Floridas at .130. I emailed him before with some suggestions, tone influences, tip opening preference, etc, and he went from there. This piece is a...
  3. Tenor mpc
    So I'm trying to decide on a new mouthpiece and wanted some input. I've made a very extensive list of possibilities (see below). Basically I'm looking for input. The "Rules": 1) You must have played on at least two of these pieces beyond simply testing the out for a few minutes. 2) DISREGARD...
  4. General Mouthpiece Discussion
    For me, purchasing a mouthpiece was always about value for my dollar. I had been playing on a metal Rousseau jazz piece and i had found it just a tad stiff, unyielding if i wanted to change the tone to anything but the bright sound that came out of it, which never had any heart to it. Just a...
  5. SOTW Member Recordings & Reviews
    Okay, these clips have been popping up like kudzu, cluttering the fragile SOTW ecosystem, and I apologize for that... But dagnabbit, this one reveals something the others don't: you can hear the different tonal aspects of this Sakshama piece, starting with the quieter blowing at the beginning...
  6. SOTW Member Recordings & Reviews
    I've been checking out a few of my alto and tenor pieces this summer. After all that messing around, I'm finding myself digging this Sakshama Link all the more... It's a 6* refaced to an 8, and I have no idea what entails "Florida inspiration," but the piece is really a pleasure to play...
  7. SOTW Member Recordings & Reviews
    I've been trying Links in various permutations on tenor over the past year, including a great HR Phil-Tone and an excellent NY STM refaced by EZ, but the one that's really grabbed me these days is a "Florida inspired" STM, reworked and opened from a 6* to an 8 by Sakshama, and purchased here...
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