The outstanding features of the RA are its dark, compact tone, phenomenally efficient and secure response and its excellent focusing qualities. All these combine to make it the preferred model for the orchestra or band clarinetist who must produce large amounts of tonal volume without loss of center or quality in the tone.
The most popular of the Ridenour line of mouthpieces. Taking advantage of the dark and lush character of the Zinner blank, the Ridenour Z Bb clarinet mouthpiece offers velvety sound that is easy to blend. The best feature of the Ridenour Z mouthpiece comes in that this dark sound maintains the tonal carrying power of more dense rubber mouthpieces.