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Buffet Crampon B12 Student Bb ClarinetThe B12 clarinets are made from ABS resin with an appearance and sound similar to that of genuine grenadilla wood. These models are lightweight, strong and easy to clean. They are perfect for even very young players.The B12 model has a very attractive and traditional design with nickel-plated body rings, straight keywork and a traditional bell ring. The body is buffed to give the appearance of wood.The nickel silver keywork is cold forged and induction soldered, providing great stability, precision and quality. The B12 model is mounted with double fish skin pads which ensure excellent sealing.The first notes and the feel of an instrument are very important for a beginner. The B12 is an excellent choice for ensuring that the student has every chance to experience progress on his or her instrument, thereby developing a positive association with music and music instruction.
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I started on this clarinet and have loved it ever since! Not only does it have a good clear tone, it has very even registers, and grows with the student. The first things I think of when I pick it up are how responsive it is, and how nice it feels in my hands. Very flexible sound.
On the advice of our son's clarinet instructor, we bought this clarinet from you and WOW, what a difference it has made. The overall tone and range improved my son's sound almost instantly. This has allowed him to play with others with much more expensive clarinets, and not feel embarrassed. His progression in ability, as well as overall sound, has made many question the short length of his clarinet lessons (2 years now, but only 1 when we bought it). We are very pleased.
The Buffet B12 Student clarinet is my first clarinet that I have now been playing on for four years going on to five years here very soon. It is probably THE best choice for a first clarinet you can find. Even while you are still just learning how to play this instrument, it still gives you a great tone when played with enough air. I've personally gone through many competitions with this clarinet and have done absolutely amazing. The only maintenance I have had to do with it so far is replace 2 pads and just re-glue another one that was a little loose. I've also also had to adjust a key once but that was completely my fault that it got bent in the first place. If you assemble it the right way, and with care that won't happen to you most likely. When you get this insrument new, it'll come with cork grease (a must for new instruments), a swab, and a really nice case that has a little accesory space for your reeds and what not. Over the years I have been very happy with this instrument and I will still be using it in marching band in high school here pretty soon! :D So yeah this is an amazing horn for being a student model. just recently I've gotten a wooden clarinet to further my abilities in playing. It is an intermediate model of the same brand, Buffet. If you also decide to invest in an even better instument when you are ready, I would highly suggest sticking with Buffet Crampon, their great. And if you do decide to get a wooden clarinet, still keep your student model for marching because you absolutely NEVER take a wooden clarinet out to march! Never ever! Okay, well I hope this review has helped with your search for a first clarinet because the search is over! Get the Buffet B12, you won't regret it.
I started out on a rental Selmer and got this clarinet two years later when I entered Marching band. I really wish to get a wooden clarinet to play in college, but until then I think this clarinet is hanging in their quite well. OVERALL, it?s a great clarinet for beginners. It sounds nice for just being plastic and easy playing for beginners up to around 4 years of experience.
I bought a Festival a year ago, so I don't play my B12 anymore, but I still have it as my back-up horn. This horn is the best student model plastic/abs clarinet available. These horns are also really good for use in marching bands. If you have a student in middle school, that seems really interested in the horn, consider buying a B12, b/c if they decide not to keep up with it, you didn't spend too much, and if they do stick with it, you'll be providing them with a great clarinet!
I bought my B12 clarinet as a second clarinet for outdoor performances. I already have a R13 clarinet that I've had for years. The sound on the B12 is very mellow & rich for a plastic clarinet. I tested the intonation with my chromatic tuner and it is very well in tune compared to other student models I have tried. The keys feel just as nice as my R13; the main difference is that it is of lighter weight because it is made of resin plastic. I wish I had this B12 back when I was in junior high & high school; I played on an old Vito back then. If you are a serious student then I recommend paying a little more for the B12 entry clarinet, you won't be sorry! :)
My daughter is very pleased with her Buffet B12 clarinet. She loves that it is lightweight and weather resistant for marching band while providing a beautiful, consistent tone for symphony band. The Buffet B12 clarinet is a high quality instrument and an excellent value.
I purchased this for college marching band, as I did not want to take my precious Buffet R13 onto the field. It was GREAT! As a former middle school band director, I highly recommend it to any player for outdoor use, and for beginners or intermediates looking for something that is easier to play and sounds better than those el-cheapo "student" clarinets the chain music stores rent to the beginners! Get more for your money!!!
I have had my Buffet B12 for 6 years. It has been dropped many times during marching band and has little scratches on it. I recommend this clarinet for any beginner.
When choosing your young students clarinet, you want to be sure that they will stick with their instruments for years to come. This instrument gives them that opportunity. I now play on the professional level and still refuse to sell this beautiful instrument. I play on an R13 that's just gorgeous, and when comparing it to my b12, there are minor differences (with a good mouthpiece and reed, of course) Sure you can mess around with other brands and models, but trust me, they will all pale in comparison to the b12. The keywork and sound emission are just unbeatable for a student clarinet. Spend the extra money and save your self the trouble of having to constantly upgrade to a different clarinet.
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