Dave Guardala Handmade Alto Sax "Studio"

Mouthpiece

  • Handmade "studio" version
  • For Alto saxophone
  • Tip opening .85 inches
  • GF ligature and cap are included
  • Colour: Gold-plated

Further Information

Facing Length 20,00 mm
Tip Opening 2,16 mm
Chamber Round
Material Metal
Cap Yes
Ligature Yes
3 Customer Ratings:
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Jens569, 15.01.2013
I have been playing Ebonit mouthpieces for years on my Yamaha Alt and I've been looking for a metal mouthpiece that is louder, with no sound and control. I'm looking for an MPC that has more power in combination with electrically amplified instruments. After the promises on the PMS homepage with the Handmade "Studio" I finally ordered it. The MPC comes in noble leather case, GF-ligature and cap, which one can rather give because it is absolutely "not suitable" and for the protection of the MPC is actually unsuitable. The first impression of the mouthpiece is positive, while the design of the handmade models is much closer to the original than the MBII for tenor. After a few tests a Rico Select Jazz 3m unfiled proved to be the best reed for me. I personally found that the "studio" had too much resistance and one as a player really has to work, possibly reduced with a lighter reed. The upper register and Altissimo still liked me the best, since you can from a creamy pop funksound to ballad a lot.

However, the biggest criticism is that the sounds from deep Bb to f were much, much, much too unstable and unintentionally in the octave overturn. You have to carefully control the position of the attachment so that it does not happen ...

My Conclusion: As a handmade at the price I expected more, perhaps for the one or the other the lazertrimmed models better, precisely because no one with the hand nachgebessert ... who knows ??
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Super mouthpiece
Thomas288, 13.01.2011
The studio produces a powerful and powerful sound on the alt - one can play both the toptones and the subtones effortlessly - a real strong all-rounder. - I myself then in a direct comparison but for the "king" decided - is however pure taste - the king sound louder and more edgy ... or more assertive or full.
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