They sound better IMHO, and the build elements sure looks similar to me. W/O pushing any "french mithology" connectionPhils horns does not look like P.Mauriats at all. But they may sound like P.M?
My bad, yes, this is correct. The "classic".I thought the Classic was the bore for the french sound, on Phil's models.
it will be duplicated in time if it remains a popular sound, otherwise it wont be relevant. i dont see saxophone really growing in popularity in the popular music. its been downhill since the 50'sUntil people stop hearing with their eyes, nothing will sound like a Mark VI.
Hold da phone,... that P.Mauriat that'll sound most like the Mark VI is actually called the Phil Barone Classic. The Phil Barone Vintage is the P. Mauriat that brings the dark-n-spread of the coveted Conn,... for those looking for the coveted dark-n-spread thing.The most similar to a VI Mauriat alto is called Phil Barone Vintage. :twisted: If you want the BS and pay a thousand more I'm sure Phil can chisel "paris" under the logo hehehehe :mrgreen: