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Phil sent me one of these to try. I get to try a lot of mouthpieces and I don't always enjoy it anymore even when they are good or great pieces. Most of the time I'd still just rather be on my own that I'm used to. I'm not wowed by the wow factor anymore.

Having said that I took this out and tried it and it is has been so much fun to blow on I can hardly find the words for it. So let me quote Phil here as I consider this description to be amazingly accurate.

It's a dark mouthpiece but loud as hell and very free-blowing and it gets a little brighter as you push into it but not much and physically it has a very large chamber with a nice rollover baffle but while the sound is dark it's also very bold and vibrant.

He sent me a 110, I'm usually on a 95 STM EB. No matter , it has been very easy to not only get comfortable with but to explore and I've barely scratched the surface. It has a huge easy dynamic range and a lot of clarity and flexibility. I'm extremely impressed. The last metal pieces that really impressed me were the excellent Ted Klum FocusTones. But I like this much more. I played some swing, some classical, some funk and it adapted very well to each approach.

Phil I think this may be your finest creation to date. Bravo!!!
 

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What is the name of this new piece from Phil? Pics?
 

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I mean would it be ok for you to post pics....
 

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Yes I for one would like to see it - I dont see any issues in posting some photos so snap away because the suspense over the last few months has killed us all off. Its going to be good for Phil and us to get back in the mouthpeice market with a new creation. Its due.

Kritavi have you played a Hollywood and if so how does it compare to that ? Is this the new Super New York Model that Phil has been seceretely working on in his dungeon ?
 

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Check out Steve Neff's blog at neffmusic.com. You'll find everything you need to know about it, and there's also a sound clip and an evaluation of it.
 

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For those who just want the answer, it’s called the Super New York.
 

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It is not marked but I presume it is the Super New York. Looks great and I'll get photos posted. I've played many of Phil's tenor pieces. I like the Hollywoods but this seems more lively and quick in its response. Also I think there is more clarity and definition to the sound.
Usually when a mpc is very easy to acclimate to it seems like there is not much to it. This piece was not only instantly familiar but also has a lot of depth to explore. In that sense very similar to playing a Link double ring.
 

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Yep - that just confirms my thoughts. I tried a copper New York Model once upon a time, and i know where they are coming from. I cant wait for this.
 

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Usually when a mpc is very easy to acclimate to it seems like there is not much to it. This piece was not only instantly familiar but also has a lot of depth to explore. In that sense very similar to playing a Link double ring.
I felt the same way. It was easy to play but it seems like there is a lot to explore about it.
 

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Nef - How focussed was the sound and also how clean where the harmonics (not altissimo but harmonics) ?
I'm not sure how to answer that question. It's not like an opinion is definitive. The sound was not as focused as other mouthpiece I have played. It's not like a Vandoren V16 or Guardala focus. In a big room it sounded spread sounding but against a wall it sounded amazing. It is very rich sounding which I guess is due to harmonics. There is a lot going on with the tone. Very thick and rich sounding which I love.
 
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