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Selmer Mark VI and C* rubber mouthpiece don't mix well.Why?

Question:
Selmer Mark VI and C* rubber mouthpiece don't mix well.Why?
I have a Selmer Mark VI tenor sax that plays just fine with my rubber Berg Larsen 90/2 and 120/1 mouthpieces, but when I need to play softly and try to use my Selmer C* it warbbles in the notes from low D down to Bb. This same Selmer C* mouthpiece works just fine on my Selmer SA 80 series II tenor, oddly enough. Can anybody tell me why?

Answer:
Well if there was a mouthpiece 'designed' for the modern S80's it was the C*, hence they compliment each other nicely. However it probably relates to the bore design of your horns and how the tip/chamber interact with each. Of course it could always be you, too.
It might be worth noting that the tenor C* isn't quite the 'standard' that the alto model is. I know players who handle a C* with a Mark VI just fine on alto throughout the range of the horn.

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I prefer a D facing for tenor. C* had no life, and wouldn't take any pushing.

Answer:
The warble often means that the mouthpiece is not far enough on to the cork - double check your tuning. A leak can cause it, in this case maybe the mouthpiece is too loose-fitting on the neck? A C* on tenor is very clode. Whilst I use a C* on alto, I use a D or an F Soloist on tenor and I am certainly no jazzer. In all cases, I'm using a 3.5 Vandoren reed - make sure you aren't trying to play too soft a reed.

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By the same token, don't kill yourself with a hard reed - that would probably accentuate your particular problem.
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