I'm looking to get a metal Otto Link for Tenor after playing a Rascher for a long time. I know there's a giant difference between Rascher and pretty much everything else, but I don't really know what facing I should go for. Should I just decide entirely based on how I want to sound? (I believe...
A quick gander at the published setups of a few alto players using Bergs:
Tim Berne 95/2
Arthur Blythe 95/1
Craig Handy 105/1
Dick Oatts 90/2
If these were Meyer pieces, the above tip openings would correspond to Meyers running from just below 10 and heading toward 11 -- and no alto players I...