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Versa Alto Saxophone Ligature and Cap
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Rico Plasticover Alto Saxophone ReedsDesigned to resist moisture and climate changes, Plasticover is ideal for use in outdoor ensembles such as marching band, and for doublers who need to make quick changes between instruments. Whether in moist tropics or in desert heat, Plasticover responds instantly. The durable coating also provides a clear, projecting tone, making Plasticover a favorite with jazz, studio and pop musicians.
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Well I have used many different kinds of reeds, from Rico to Vandoren, to Rico Royal, but no reed has ever responded so well the first try. I played on my band director's Martin 880 this past year and I was using Rico Royals, but it took a couple of days to break in. This was troublesome due to the fact that I chipped my reed the day before state festival. I used the chipped reed because I had a solo and using a new reed would cause more problems than the chipped ones. This, of course, was before I knew about Plasticovers. I went to the local music store the other day because I needed a box of reeds. I was in the mood to try something different so I chose the Plasticovers because I had heard some good things about them. When I got home I was exited about using the reeds and I put them on my mouthpiece without bothering to wet it any. The sound came instantaneous! The sax I use now since school is out is a cheap "Selman" I got off of eBay because I am somewhat of a cheap person. I hadn't played it in about a year and the mouthpiece on it was new and cheap as well. Anyway, I have never heard or played anything like the Plasticovers and I plan to use them from now on!
While I have tried out most brands of reed in 40 years of playing over a dozen different horns in all 4 ranges I always seemed to wind up with Rico french cuts. I would say that I found 80 to 90% of this brand playable and over 50 % really good in terms of playability factors-volume, tone and projection and durability-how long would they perform consistantly. So I was a little skeptical when a fellow horn player told me he now only used plasticovers. I was suprised because I had always appreciated this guys tonal range especially the sweet and mellow part which I had always been disatisfied with when I'd used plastic or plastic coated reeds in the past. Because it had been a long time I decided to buy a box and now I'm a convert too. So far the consistancy of performance of the reeds in a box has been 100% and with hundreds of hours playing time I'm still on my first box. Oh and did I mention there's almost no break in or warm/soakup time.
These reeds play really well. There's virtually no break in time since there's a plastic coating, and the tone and projection of the reeds is fantastic. There's only one downside. If you grind to hard on the reed, the plastic coating comes off of the reed. The coating comes off in little scrapes.
I've tried many different kinds of reeds. No one like Rico plasticover. Excellent response, very clear sound. Just the best.
I bought a box of these to try with my new meyer hard rubber 7 medium mouthpiece. it was pretty cool but the tone wasn't very good. it sounded pretty nice in the range of the g above the staff and above, but it was very buzzy in the lower-middle rage. i may have just gotten the wrong stiffness. i got a 3. i mentioned the reeds to my teacher after i bought them and he told me they were bad with our kind of florida weather and humidity but they were nice in the north. just not for me.
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