Nicolas Trefeil

Becs saxophone - Refacing.   Vintage saxophones  -  Mouthpieces service - refacing


Great players and famous teachers 

 special model mouthpieces of the past.

  1846 - 1980 


Woodwind CoNew York:

 "Special made for Dick Stabile "   (1935>)

 * Soprano sax, alto sax, tenor sax, baritone sax and Bb clarinet.

 * All models based on "Meliphone" steel ebonite stock model with straight inner side walls           type chamber.

 * The alto model was also played by the classical virtuoso Al Gallodoro.

Dick Stabile:
(May 29, 1909 – September 18, 1980) was an American jazz saxophonist and bandleader
He was one of the great alto sax player of his time.
He was the only jazz musician to hit the top note of the saxophone, "an Octave and 2 Notes above the Scale - practically a range of 4 full octaves."
See web site Dick Stabile tribute by Bob Ferrari  :

From left to right: 

Soprano alto and tenor models.


Bb clarinet model


Below: the baritone sax model.

To the left: 

Later alto and tenor version without silver nickel ring on shank.

 Tip opening
Soprano sax
 1,38 mm - 0,54 "
 Alto sax
 1,57 mm - 062 "
 Tenor sax
 1,74 mm - 0,68 "
 Baritone sax
 Bb Clarinet
 1,14 mm - 0,44 "
Dick Stabile 1942
Melody in F D stabile 1942
Pack up your troubles in your old kit bag D Stabile Orch Gracie Barrrie 1942