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Joshua - Jazz Ensemble Library Level 4
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Otto Link Metal Tenor Saxophone MouthpieceThe Otto Link 24k gold plated metal mouthpieces combine gleaming good looks with the rich sound quality of a larger bore rubber mouthpiece. These pieces provide an exceptional sound and style. Includes ligature and cap.In the world of professional mouthpieces for saxophones, Otto Link is among the most respected. These bell metal mouthpieces have been the choice of numerous touring professional saxophonists in every genre of music from pop and rock to jazz, classical and R&B. With their superior tone and wide range of facing sizes available, your sound will ascend to unheard of levels. Find out why these mouthpieces are the choice of many of the world's greatest artists.
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I must say the Link took a little while to get used to, but now I wouldn't be without it. I play mostly in church, and I need to be able to play low and soft, as well as loud and high. I easily am able to do both. It mates very well with my VI. I also like the lig, it's easy to work with. Just hold the reed in place with one hand and tighten with the other. I've always done that anyway. One caution. When your reed is done, with this piece it is done. I have been playing with an older reed, and bam, squeak. Get that thing off. No amount of tlc will help. It is unforgiving in this area.
I read on another web site how rapent manufacturing defects were on newer Otto Link mouthpieces, so I took a good look at mine. The window, which is the opening the reed covers is out of line, and off center. With todays technology, why do they make such glaring errors in manufacturing these? And why don't they have a quality control procedure that checks for such defects, instead of sending them to the vendors? Where are these things actually made? My SR Technology mouthpiece certaily doesn't have any such problems.
These are wonderful and pwerful mouthpieces, I use Otto Links exclusively for many years now and they always deliver with any situation. Many people have complained about them not being the Florida Otto Links the masters played, but I say people don't have the talent the masters had. These mouthpieces are wonderful, warmth of tone, ease of control and expression, very versitile and powerful. I can have a tone similar to Boney James or Richard Elliot, Ernie Watts or Colman Hawkins, I can even use them in classical music!
As a tip, if you find the mouthpiece is too woofy are stuffy sounding try using a softer reed, it will definately liven things up. Another tip about the ligature, while the ligature is nice, a Selmer ligature or even a soprano sax ligature will give the tone a nice boost.
With my experience with these mouthpieces theres no need to purchase several of the same facing and choose the best playing one, just buy one and once you get used to the very large chamber you will see why these mouthpieces have been the standard for so many years.
The otto link metal is a great proffessional mouthpiece. It looks great and plays great. I accompanied mine with a rovner eddie daniels and I got a great tone. I reccomend not to use the ligature they give you because it doesn't last long and isn't all that great.
I have a 7* now for several years. It is not perfect - it gets a bit thinner and "sharper" in the upper registers, it is a princess in terms of picking the right reed - a wrong reed or weared out reed becomes obvious immediately in terms of sound. And yes, the manufacturing quality is quite a bit inferior compared to some other manufacturers. BUT: I have tried many other mouthpieces since, searching the ideal mouthpiece. Nothing came close to the good old Link in terms of flexibility of sound (it can sound very warm, soft and mellow, but also "funky" and loud when pushed), no other piece has this full, rich, "ideal" saxophone sound, no other piece gave me the same easy responding, full, fat sound at the bottom (not even the NY version of this piece). So I will stick with it, probably forever...
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