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Hello to all. I am wondering if anyone might know of any video or audio clips of an Otto Link STM played on a Conn New Wonder. I recently bought this mouthpiece for my New Wonder and am overly excited about trying it out and hearing how it sounds but will be going back out on the road the day it is expected to arrive. Any information leading to an example of tone of these two pieces of equipment in conjunction with each other would be greatly appreciated.
 

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I'm not sure if sound clips will help you a lot, because each player/horn/mouthpiece/reed combination has it's own unique specific sound anyway.

But in general the combination of a Link (having a large to medium/large chamber size, depending on the model) with an old Conn (a sax with a wide bore) will work well, assuming that both horn and mouthpiece are in a good condition. Of course Otto Link produced many models and the modern Links are normally less good than older ones, but in general any well playing Link model will be a good combination with your Conn NW.

Here is a clip of Lester Young from 1936, when he played a Conn NW and 1930's Otto Link mouthpiece (a Four**** model in a 5 tip, having a huge chamber):
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=inhvkRFW6wQ

I play tested a Tranny Conn New Wonder from 1932 myself some years ago with different mouthpieces (amateur level) and preferred a 1940's Otto Link Tone Master. Here are two clips (the first one on the 40's Tone Master and the second one on four mouthpieces):

1. - 'It Don't Mean A Thing' (Conn NW- Otto Link Tone Master 8 - La Voz medium):
https://soundclick.com/share.cfm?id=12680063

2. - 'Just Friends' (Conn NW - Otto Link Tone Master 8 - Berg Larsen 150/2 SMS - Otto Link STM Florida no USA 9 - Ponzol Super 120 - La Voz medium):
https://soundclick.com/share.cfm?id=12681265
 
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