USA Meyer Alto Sax "G" 5

Alto sax mouthpiece

  • Made from caoutchouc
  • Tip opening 5
  • Including cap and ligature
  • Meyer mouth pieces reliably combine a light response with a rich and round sound

Further Information

Facing Length 20,00 mm
Tip Opening 1,80 mm
Chamber round
Material Caoutchouc
Cap Yes
Ligature Yes
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Excellent warm tone

scottley, 30.05.2017
I use this mouthpiece on a 1974 yamaha yas21 alto with java green no2 reeds. I love the tone I am getting across the whole range of the sax, and especially when I'm playing quietly. Most people are saying the quality could be better and I agree as far as the ligature and the logo stamp are concerned, but the reeds sit true, and the blowing is free and not too airy. Surely that's what matters most. I may find a better piece one day, as I've tried a wide vandoren jazz piece but found that way too loud and honky for my tastes. This meyer g5m will certainly do for me though as it compliments my setup brilliantly.
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The Paul Desmond beak

Valestin, 13.06.2011
It is the beak that I use systematically with my viola (selmer series II)
Used with a Royal Rico 3.5 reed.
Let's start with the point, for me, negative: the manufacturing quality: It is overall good. However, not everything sticks: Once the reed is laid, it is not properly aligned on the table. It is a bit rotating, so that the tip of the reed is not aligned with the tip of the spout.
Still, I do not think there's any impact on the sound.
For ligature, I do not use the one provided, but an optimum vandoren.
Sound question: There, on the other hand, totally bluffed: I wanted a sound that would approach that of Paul Desmond. I bought a Gregory 4A18, the one used by Desmond, and the Meyer G did much better than the Gregory.
The emission is very fluid. Great ease in the bass, as well as in the treble.
After many tests with several beaks of different brands (including a guardala), I remain on this beak.
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