I wouldn't go that far . . . a good craftsman, maybe . . . and a felon.You will always sound the same no matter what us your setup.
The sound you hear in your head dictates the sound you put out.
The mpc is only a tool to help you get the sound out.
You prefer one over another because it feels easier for to bring out your sound.
The MB2 has a step baffle with a chamber that is larger than the King. The King has a bullet chamber.
The different interiors channel your air in different ways.
It's all very personal.
I've played a King for quite some time now.
It's a very flexible piece.
I can make it Dexter Gordonish when I play ballads.
Or I can sweeten it with lots of subtones for my smooth jazz playing.
Dave Guardala is a genius.