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La Voz Tenor Saxophone ReedsCrafted from premium arundo donax cane for consistent response and playability, La Voz is the choice of many of the world's finest professional saxophone players. Unfiled for a deep, powerful tone, La Voz is the reed of choice for some of the world's top jazz musicians. La Voz is famous for its powerful tone, reliable and consistent response, and impeccable quality control.
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I've played every reed on the market, and with my experience I've found LaVoz to be best for playing the music I play. I have great control with this reed. This also depends on the mouthpiece you use which is very important. I started out with a metal Otto Link 7* for 35-40yrs and using hard reeds. As you get older in life you have to adjust with the strength of reed and mouthpiece. I now use a Phil Barone 7* rubber with LaVoz med/soft reeds. The sound I get with this combination is just great and it is as close to a Stan Getz sound as I could get.
I've used LaVoz consistently, but in the last 15 years or so, been using Hemke as well (& Rico plasticovers for summer outdoor gigs), however, I keep coming back to LaVoz... As David Sanborn says, these reeds "have heart", and in my opinion, "sing" & with much "warmth". Never have liked Vandoren, regular are too stiff, Java just never did anything for me, and Rico was ok, but not anything special. Yes, they are inconsistent, so I often end up shaving & cutting most of them, especially as I'm playing them, gotta keep adjusting, trying to maintain that balance of ease of blowing, along with preventing the tip from flaccidity. And while I like Hemke, they are more consistent, & seem to wear out more slowly; I just keep coming back to LaVoz. As for mouthpieces, I've mainly used metal Bergs (currently 130/1 & gold Bari 8* tenor, 120/3 & Couf 10 alto, & Vandoren V25 or 35 on soprano), but also some hard rubber Lakey, Rico Royal, Meyer, etc.
For a number of years I have been searching for just the right reed to play Jazz with and at long last I found La Voz to be a fantastic match. La Voz reeds produce a pretty dark tone and I have found that they help produce a quality tone on the higher notes. They also make that "back-alley" sub tone sound fairly easy to play (if you?re into that). I don't play much classical saxophone, so I don't know how well La Voz performs in the classical area.
I have been using Lavoz jazz cut medium reeds for the past 10 years, but I can't find them any more so I tried these, very disappointed, the reed material seems to be very porous and absorbs most of the flexability and tone response. I guess I will be looking for another brand.
Great response and the resistance I've been looking for. I've switched over to a Jody Jazz DV 7 tenor and also alto mp. And with a medium LaVoz, my setup is clicking very well. The ligature matters to some point as well, but these reeds really feel right for me compared to the various Vandorens and Rico Royals. I found that the traditional Vandoren feels too oppressive, while the V16, ZZ, etc... are better for me, but I didn't get the balance I wanted.
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