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You're Still a Young Man Jazz Band Grade 1 Set
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Legere Studio Cut Tenor Saxophone ReedFreer blowing and more flexible, the Studio Cut Tenor Saxophone Reed is the choice of many jazz and show musicians. Sold individually.
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I was introduced to Legere reeds by David Caldwell in Canada, and was immediately impressed. My original intent was to use the Legere reeds for practice sessions and continue usind regular cane reeds for gigs. However, I now find myself preferentially playing the studio cut on both alto and tenor.
The interesting thing about these reeds is that they play well on my all my various mouthpieces, such as a very old Dukof, old Otto Link, copper Sugal, old Berg Larsen, New York Meyer, et al. They do respond a little differently to a regular cane reed, but one quikly gets used to that aspect of the reed.
The concept of 1/4 strength increments is absolutely perfect, because it is essential to find the correct strength for the setup oneis using. For instance, depending on the mouthpiece, I use either a strength 2.0, 2.25, or 2.5. I now strongly recommend the Legere reeds to anyone that will listen.
I've had some major technical errors in trying to find the right strength size to suit me but I eventually ended up with 2 3/4 and wow, is really is amazing. The altissimo range belts out like a screaming guitar or soprano sound. I use an Otto Link mouthpiece on a saxophone with the Legere reed I am a saxophone GOD.
I have been using synthetic reeds since 1974, when I played in the One O'Clock Band at North Texas. I have tried Bari, Fibrecane, Fibracell, and the Dieter Hahn reeds. I am currently using the Legeres on tenor, alto, and soprano Saxes. I find these reeds superior to all previous reeds I've tried in terms of consistency, response, timbre flexibility, and durability. I would highly recommend these reeds, especially for beginners who need the consistency aspect of these reeds.
I wrote review last year but wanted to note I find the studio cut for my tenor with Otto Link MP brighter than the non-studio cut. I still use Legere exclusively. Sometimes I miss cane sound but I just don't have the time or patience to deal with cane anymore. For my soprano with the relatively closed C* instead of the wide open MP of my link, then I still use cane because drying and quality of cane isn't so much of an issue in that case and my reeds last longer.
You're probably like me, in that you'll find 4 solid playing reeds in a box for $25. I have been playing funk in a traveling band and have found that 1 reed MIGHT last me 2 rehearsals and a 1 gig! This is unacceptable for hard players. I have played a 2 3/4 Legere Studio Tenor reed on my DG SuperKing R&B for the last 2 months and I?ve got to tell you, you can't beat the longevity. I did not exaggerate when I said that I was getting 1 show our of traditional cane jazz-cut reeds. I have already saved almost $90 in 2 months by using Legere. I?m not as fond of these for studio work as a solo instrument, for that I remain loyal to cane. Section work, however, these will project very well and give you the ability to balance evenly throughout the session. As far as live work- there are few equals for the working musician. I needed to be able to be consistent with my reeds, while having one that was not as brittle as conventional cane in both the structural integrity and in solidity of the reed heart. Not only do these have that, but these reeds will speak for players of any genre. But as a side note, they are a bit too abrasive for folk-rock!
The fine details:
No- these do not have the exact same sound as cane. Wood is able to produce a smoother edge (even in jazz playing), whereas synthetic is a bit ?buzzy?. But lets face it- if you?re a legit player, chances are you?re processing your sound through a system. As long as the mic is on, add some reverb and no one will be the wiser.
No- these do not feel like cane. But after 30 minutes you forget all about the difference in feel and enjoy your show.
Yes- these are worth the price for one.
Yes- They?re still somewhat delicate, but if you?re not using power tools nearby, you?ll be able to get months of use out of one reed.
Stop getting 4 out of 10 solid playing reeds. Synthetics are consistent and won?t splinter your lips when you?re break-dancing during your next live solo!!!
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