What better on a wet and windy Sunday afternoon, than to get George the Lakeland terrier howling along with a Martin C-Melody saxophone. Bit of Gershwin seems to have taken his fancy. Ace the collie has seen – and heard – it all before, she’s just sleeping off lunch. Aaaahhhh….
Click on the video below, it may take a few seconds ‘buffering’, before the video starts – don’t you just love cutting-edge technology ?
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This was part of a series of short videos taken on an older Nokia phone, whilst I was checking out some mouthpieces. As I came to the conclusion that most of my mouthpieces sound the same when I play them, along with the limited sound quality and video resolution of a mobile phone, I can’t quite be sure which mouthpiece I was using. Doh !
It’s either my favourite slimline Couf J10*S, or a rather nondescript Wagner blank labeled as “Keilwerth ToneKing Special 6” (which plays far better than some of the much more expensive ‘big name’ mouthpieces). At least I do know that the reed was a LaVoz Medium (tenor). I suppose that’s something ? I very much suspect that it was the ebonite Keiwerth, as I notice the end of a paper receipt padding out the cork – it does have a wider shank fitting, but a smaller tip opening than I usually play.