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I bet this has probably been asked before, but here it goes; I have a vandoren optimum ligature, it is the best ligature I've ever tried by far, even though it has trouble fitting alot of mouthpieces.

I play on a Selmer Larry Teal piece now for ligit stuff, but I'm starting some jazz stuff soon and I'm looking into metal pieces (specifically meyer metal)

My question is will my optimum fit a meyer metal jazz piece?

If not what is a good jazz mouthpiece (full and focused, but still edgy) that it would fit on?
 

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First question to you is Which sax?

2nd Q, Why a metal Meyer? If for alto, the hard rubber is the standard others are measured by and compared to.

chssax said:
My question is will my optimum fit a meyer metal jazz piece?
Maybe, depends on which sax we are talking, but probably not.


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If not what is a good jazz mouthpiece (full and focused, but still edgy) that it would fit on?
HR Meyer would be good on alto. HR link would be good on tenor.
 

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An alto optimum will fit a hard rubber Meyer fine. If you are on alto go for a hard rubber Meyere anyway, the metal ones sound like crap.
 

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I'm playing on a YAS-52

and if you think hard rubber is the way to go i'll look
into it...
 

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There are different sizes for these ligatures and each one does not handle a very broad range of mouthpiece sizes like Rovners do.
 

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I use a Vandoren V16 metal m/p and an optimum lig that is made for it. There are a couple of different models I believe.
So, be careful when ordering to be sure that the Optimum will fit your m/p
 

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I already have the ligature, I'm just looking for a nice jazz piece
 
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