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  • KPoudavoff Florida Otto Link Copy Tenor Saxophone Mouthpiece Review
    by Steve on February 4, 2023 at 11:05 pm

    Today, I am reviewing another great tenor saxophone mouthpiece made by a young mouthpiece maker, refacer and great saxophone player from Russia named Kirill Poudavoff.  Kirill is a great young tenor sax player that is in his fourth semester at Berklee College of Music in Boston. Kirill sent me four examples of his tenor saxophone

  • KPoudavoff Florida Double Ring Otto Link Copy Tenor Saxophone Mouthpiece Review
    by Steve on February 3, 2023 at 6:50 pm

    Today, I am reviewing the work of a young mouthpiece maker, refacer and great saxophone player from Russia named Kirill Poudavoff.  Kirill is a great young tenor sax player that is in his fourth semester at Berklee College of music in Boston. If you haven’t heard Kirill Poudavoff yet, check him out in the video

  • Phil-Tone Rift Tenor Saxophone Mouthpiece Review
    by Steve on January 24, 2023 at 4:35 pm

    Today I am reviewing another great tenor saxophone mouthpiece made by Phil Engleman at Phil-Tone mouthpieces.  I have reviewed quite a few Phil-Tone sax mouthpieces on the site already and am always interested when Phil announces a new Phil-Tone saxophone mouthpiece model. A couple of months ago he announced that he had a new Phil-Tone tenor sax mouthpiece model

  • Avel Sound Concept (ASC)-Mistral Alto Saxophone Mouthpiece Review
    by Steve on January 19, 2023 at 7:01 pm

    Today, I am reviewing the Avel Sound Concept (ASC) Mistral model alto saxophone mouthpiece made by Max Even at Avel Sound Concept Mouthpieces.  These are really reasonable priced, quality hard rubber alto saxophone mouthpieces that play incredibly well.  The hard rubber ASC Mistral alto sax mouthpiece I am reviewing today has a 6* tip opening

  • Swingin’ Max Ionata “All the Things You Are” Tenor Sax Solo Transcription
    by Steve on January 14, 2023 at 8:30 pm

    Here is another masterful solo by the great tenor saxophone player from Italy, Max Ionata.  I absolutely love this short rendition from Youtube of Max soloing on the changes to “All the Things You Are”.  This solo is so full of great jazz vocabulary perfectly crafted into a beautifully melodic solo over this classic jazz

  • SYOS Max Ionata Signature Tenor Saxophone Mouthpiece Review
    by Steve on January 14, 2023 at 7:41 pm

    Today, I am reviewing another tenor saxophone mouthpiece from SYOS mouthpieces in France.  This is the SYOS Max Ionata signature model 7* tenor saxophone mouthpiece I will be reviewing today.  The SYOS company hit the saxophone mouthpiece scene a few years ago and immediately caught the world’s attention by producing these really bright colored 3D

  • Chris Cheek & Seamus Blake Limehouse Blues Tenor Saxophone Solo Transcription
    by Steve on January 7, 2023 at 5:53 pm

    Here’s another mind-blowing tenor saxophone transcription of Seamus Blake and Chris Cheek totally smokin’ on the jazz standard Limehouse Blues.  This transcription was done by German tenor saxophonist Fabian Willmann (he has studied with Chris Potter, Mark Turner and Joe Lovano).  Fabian was nice enough to let me post this transcription here on my site

  • Get·A·Sax GS Freddie Gregory Super Deluxe MARK II Copy Tenor Saxophone Mouthpiece Review
    by Steve on December 25, 2022 at 8:33 pm

    Today,  I am reviewing the GetASax GS Freddie Gregory Super Deluxe MARK II Copy tenor saxophone mouthpieces in a 7, 7* and 8 tip opening.  These GetASax Mark II tenor sax mouthpieces are replicas of great playing, original facing,  Freddie Gregory MARK II tenor saxophone mouthpieces. These cool white mouthpieces are made by Brian Curry

  • Insane Michael Brecker Invitation Tenor Sax Solo Transcription from the Jaco Birthday Concert
    by Steve on December 15, 2022 at 7:47 pm

    Here’s another great Michael Brecker tenor saxophone solo transcription I am excited to share with everyone. This is a transcription of Michael Brecker’s insane tenor sax solo on the jazz standard, “Invitation” from the Jaco Pastorius’ album “The Birthday Concert” (this is not the Invitation solo from Jack Wilkins album “Merge”).  The Jaco Pastorius “Birthday

  • Theo Wanne Battle Royal Tenor Saxophone Mouthpiece Showdown: Round One-Ballad
    by Steve on November 30, 2022 at 6:00 pm

    Today, I am posting a battle royal, fight to the death, comparison between six Theo Wanne tenor saxophone mouthpieces that I have already reviewed here at Neffmusic.  Here are the six Theo Wanne mouthpieces doing battle in round one today with links to their reviews: Theo Wanne Tenor Saxophone Mouthpiece Lineup (From Left to Right-Ambika