Griego alessi mouthpieces

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Griego alessi mouthpieces

Post by Jose999 » Tue Jul 09, 2019 6:43 pm

Hello guys, Have any of you tried a Griego alessi mouthpiece? It's worth the 200$ that they cost??
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Re: Griego alessi mouthpieces

Post by paulyg » Tue Jul 09, 2019 6:58 pm

I have a couple. They are for sale.

If you love them, then they are worth every penny. Alessi created a new style of tenor mouthpiece that works really well for some people, myself included.

Workmanship is better on my Greg Black Alessi, however.
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Re: Griego alessi mouthpieces

Post by Burgerbob » Tue Jul 09, 2019 6:58 pm

They're OK. I have some friends that sound really, really great on them, and others that sound a lot better on the Greg Blacks.

For me, the prices are high enough that I haven't tried them.
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Re: Griego alessi mouthpieces

Post by Mv2541 » Tue Jul 09, 2019 8:34 pm

I think they play a little easier overall than the GB New Yorks. Articulations jump out the horn and the slots are reliable. To me the sound just isn't as special or interesting. Definitely not saying you can't sound great on one, it is just a different sound that I do not prefer.
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Re: Griego alessi mouthpieces

Post by Vegasbound » Wed Jul 10, 2019 12:30 pm

As Sam Burtis would say, try everything and use what works for you
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Post by Bach5G » Wed Jul 10, 2019 12:33 pm

That can get expensive. And could take considerable time.
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Post by Hughes158 » Sat Jul 13, 2019 11:50 am

A fair few Griego Alessi mouthpieces come up on the classified page of various sizes and are much better priced than new. Some are only lightly used.

I havent yet advertised but I have a large shank 5C i would part with.
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Post by norbie2018 » Sat Jul 13, 2019 3:10 pm

Bach5G wrote:
Wed Jul 10, 2019 12:33 pm
That can get expensive. And could take considerable time.
That's part of paying your dues.
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Post by paulyg » Sat Jul 13, 2019 5:38 pm

Bach5G wrote:
Wed Jul 10, 2019 12:33 pm
That can get expensive. And could take considerable time.
Figuring out what equipment works and doesn't is pretty important. After all, it IS just plumbing... but did you ever try to play a Rochut on a kitchen sink?

Don't sound like a kitchen sink.
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Re: Griego alessi mouthpieces

Post by sterb225 » Sat Jul 13, 2019 9:32 pm

I'm a fan of them and am particularly happy with the synergy the 1C seems to provide with the Edwards T-396. The combo is an excellent match. You have to try them to know. I started off on a 3C and tried the 1C on a lark and actually liked it way better despite the epic size for a tenor piece.
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Post by adryalm » Sun Jul 14, 2019 11:23 am

I'd agree. I really liked them when I was on an Alessi slide (really the only thing that worked on that slide for me).
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Re: Griego alessi mouthpieces

Post by dorutzzu92 » Mon Jul 15, 2019 3:42 am

I want to buy a griego alessi mouthpiece..i currently play on a bach 5g , i play the 1st trombone in a professional orchestra, i can't decide between a Griego 7c alessi or a Griego 7d alessi...someone can give me an oppinion? I tried a griego 5c alessi but it was to big for me. So i have to decide between the 7c or 7d alesii
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Re: Griego alessi mouthpieces

Post by tbonesullivan » Mon Jul 15, 2019 8:05 am

dorutzzu92 wrote:
Mon Jul 15, 2019 3:42 am
I want to buy a griego alessi mouthpiece..i currently play on a bach 5g , i play the 1st trombone in a professional orchestra, i can't decide between a Griego 7c alessi or a Griego 7d alessi...someone can give me an oppinion? I tried a griego 5c alessi but it was to big for me. So i have to decide between the 7c or 7d alesii
You might want to email Christan Griego and see what he says. I think Summer NAMM is coming up so it might take a while, but getting information right from the horse's mouth is never bad.
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Re: Griego alessi mouthpieces

Post by adryalm » Mon Jul 15, 2019 2:52 pm

dorutzzu92 wrote:
Mon Jul 15, 2019 3:42 am
I want to buy a griego alessi mouthpiece..i currently play on a bach 5g , i play the 1st trombone in a professional orchestra, i can't decide between a Griego 7c alessi or a Griego 7d alessi...someone can give me an oppinion? I tried a griego 5c alessi but it was to big for me. So i have to decide between the 7c or 7d alesii
I played a GA 7C in my orchestra for about 6 months on my Edwards. It sounded brighter than my Bach 5g and felt about the same. I would also go into a really brassy sound quickly if pushed. Moved to a 5C which alleviated some of that fwiw.
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