I wish I had a VI. I have a Belcrest that arrived on Wednesday, and my son (he plays Alto) is going to teach me how to play it. It came with a Rousseau 4 and some very old reeds - 1968 I believe. He was able to take it out of the case and play it without a problem and it really sounded good. He uses it to play jazz. We bought some La Voz reeds late last night and we're going to give them a try today. Anyway, the Rousseau mpc is an excellent choice.A Greene said:I've been playing a VI soprano for a couple months and my trusty Meyer 7 just isn't working in the mid and upper range. So I'm searching but don't want to spent more than $100 on a mouthpiece. I bought a 7 Link Tone Edge from Dave Dolson which I thought was a bit open - ordered a 6 and by the time it came in - I've already gotten use to the 7 and the 6 seems TOO small. Funny how that works. Oh well, it's only money.
I'm interested in what SOTW members are using. I also understand that this is COMPLETELY subjective and there's no way any two people sound the same on the exact set-up. I also know that some mouthpiece/horn combinations simply WORK well for MANY PEOPLE.
It might also be helpful to know what styles you're playing on this set-up.