Didier Christophe plays alto saxophone...
Setup: a 1965 H. & A. Selmer USA "Bundy Special" alto sax,
made in Germany by
the Julius Keilwerth's factory
(stencil of the pro Keilwerth "The New King" serie IV, with his original neck, S.N. 51883),
with an Otto Link "Florida USA" mouthpiece (opening 6) made in the late 1960's,
and Vandoren Java red reeds (2.5 or 3).

Comparison between 4 different metal mouthpieces:

1) Otto Link "Florida USA" Super Tone Master 6 (late 60's), with its original Florida ligature,
recorded on 2018, October, the 7th:
Stormy Weather (4:20)
There Will Nether Be Another You (5:29)

2) Otto Link "Florida USA" Super Tone Master 6 (late 60's), with a BG L12 SR ligature,
recorded on 2018, October, the 7th:
Stormy Weather (4:17)
There Will Nether Be Another You (5:29)

3) Otto Link "Early Babbitt" Super Tone Master 5* (1975-1979), with its original Early Babbitt ligature,
recorded on 2017, April, the 3rd and 4th
:
Stormy Weather (4:25)
There Will Nether Be Another You (5:34)
My Shinning Hour (4:47)

4) Otto Link Super Tone Master 6 mouthpiece (2012), with its original Link STM ligature,
recorded on 2017, February, the16th and 17th:
When Sunny Gets Blue (6:19)
Georgia On My Mind (4:13)
Tenderly (4:17)

5) Meyer metal J6 (c. 2010), with its original Meyer ligature,
recorded on 2017, April, the 4th
:
There Will Nether Be Another You (5:36)
Stormy Weather (4:26)

Tunes from Jamey Aebersold Jazz play-a-longs and jazz books:
Vol. 44, Autumn Leaves (Niels Lan Doki, p; Christian Doki, b; Billy Hart, dms).
Vol 19, Sugar (Hank Marr, org; Jim Rupp, dm
s).

Recorded in Tulle (France), with a Zoom H4n recorder friendly supplied by Woïtek Skop.
"Special big thanks to Diane de Bournazel and Augustin Lavaud: through them, I was bitten by the sax bug!" D.C.

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