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what kind of mpc. should i get???

Question:
what kind of mpc. should i get???
i need a new tenor mouthpiece really really bad. Right now i have a Hite Premier, which i don't care for much. On my alto i play a LT. I need something for tenor that would be good for both jazz and classical, and that's relatively cheap. Like under, say $75, altho less would be better. I'm really starting to love playing tenor, but i think my mouthpiece is holding me back. I feel like i can't control it, and i can't get a good sound out of it. My teacher says that's probably because it's so large. Judging by that, and the fact that i LOVE my LT on alto, i think i want something on the small side. (thin, whatever you want to call it) Any ideas???

Answer:
I use a Selmer S-80 D on alto and the Link HR tenor in a 6 facing suits me for all around playing. The 5* would probably be a similar one to the LT.

Answer:
If by "large", you're referring to the size of the mouthpiece itself, then I suggest you get the Hite 128 (called the Hite Artist in the Woodwind and Brasswind catalogue). It's a slimline tenor mouthpiece, with a bite similar to an alto mouthpiece. In fact, the ligature that comes with it is the Hite alto lig, and a Rovner 1RL fits it perfectly.
The Hite 128 is a very versatile mouthpiece that should meet your needs for a long time. I've played tenor for over 30 years, and I use a Hite 128 on my King Super 20 tenor. I've tried all kinds of mpcs, but this one does it all better than any other I've tried. It's priced in your range. Don't let your experience with the Premier keep you from trying it. This is a first-rate, professional-level, hand-finished mouthpiece. Give it a try.
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