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Choosing the Right Reed for Beginners

Woodwind & Brasswind Contributing Writer - Greg Vail

The reed is one of the most important parts of a saxophone since it is the actual 'noise maker' and one of the cheaper things you can experiment with to change the sound of your saxophone.
Sax reeds are made from reed plants, also referred to as cane. There are also synthetic reeds and hybrids available that we will briefly look at in a moment.


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