Re: Metal mouthpieces: A comparison
In my opinion....(here we go) the Phil Barone and the Jody Jazz seem to be overpriced. Now dont freak out. I have not looked a prices in a while, but, they are all over 200. I can get a whole lot of great tones with my 80's Dukoff D8, which was made before i was born he he he... so you might not value what i have to say, but for my age i know quite a bit. Back on subject, for my tenor i play a Dukoff (AWESOME!!!) can have a great rock and roll sound, but play very contemporary sounding and i can get a smooth sound too. I also play a brilhart level aire on the tenor on occasion, and my alto, and get get very nice tones from it too very bright contemporary sounds, but if i push it a little it goes with me. The dukoffs are in the 140 dollar range, an if you like contemporary Sanborn plays one, and the brilharts are about the same. My opinion is that Dukoff is the best mouthpiece i have played for one, and for the price you cant beat them.