Check out my other items. Be sure to add me to your favorites list. For those of you who may not be familiar, Frank is a true heavy hitter in the jazz world and has been featured on multiple Grammy winning albums. He is also the quintessential gear hound, having amassed a collection of over 500 mouthpieces! He now endorses and plays Jody Jazz mouthpieces exclusively so he is purging some of his massive collection of mouthpieces he has acquired over many years.
Be sure to check out my other items for more great mouthpieces from this collection. There will be more to come later, so add me to your favorites list and check back later to see new additions.It is an'early New York, USA' era Meyer. These have the same scooped inner side walls as the'Meyer Bros. Era pieces, but with a thinner body which makes them a bit brighter. This is the quintessential bebop mouthpiece for alto saxophonists, as played by Phil Woods and countless others. It is in very good, and original condition. This one is a 5M with a medium chamber. It is in very good condition. There are a couple of scuffs along the edge of the table, but the tip and side rails are perfectly smooth and all original. T here are no bite marks on the beak.
The shank ring was added as a preventative measure. Please be advised that it does cover up the New York stamp, but anyone who knows these pieces will recognize it as a NY era piece based on the interior side walls. This is a great piece for the serious jazz alto player. Vintage Meyer alto mouthpieces are very prized for the excellent quality of their hard rubber compound, but they are getting more and more difficult to come by. This one will only go up in value as you enjoy playing it!
The item "MEYER EARLY NEW YORK, USA ALTO SAXOPHONE MOUTHPIECE ORIGINAL 5M" is in sale since Monday, April 02, 2018. This item is in the category "Musical Instruments & Gear\Wind & Woodwind\Parts & Accessories\Mouthpieces". The seller is "greatlakeswinds" and is located in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. This item can be shipped worldwide.