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You're Still a Young Man Jazz Band Grade 1 Set
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Vandoren Leather German Clarinet Ligatures and CapsWith the soft and supple leather wrap, the player will discover a very covered and pure sound. The three interchangeable pressure plates - 1 metal, 2 leather - offer excellent response and projection. A hybrid ligature that has something for every player. An elegant single screw provides precision tightening.
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I really enjoyed playing on this mouthpiece. I recommend it with a free blowing mouthpiece, and size four in V12. I personally like the metal plate, but that just my personal preference.
Five stars and you say "Depends?" Well, see I tried this ligature on my R13 and on my teacher's vintage which I borrowed, both in Bb. I have to say, every time, the Vandoren was great on theR13 and blew on the vintage, like my delicious pun? Anyway, it all depends on your setup. Works great for a free-blowing R13 and with V12 reeds.
This ligature is great because it has 3 different pressure plates and that's really essential because mouthpieces varies. For example I find the soft leather great with Vandoren V-12 reeds on mouthpiece brand A but with brand B mouthpiece the metal is best and the soft leather is really bad. My teacher had a mouthpiece which included ligature with it and that ligature was the best ligature he ever had tried but on another mouthpieces brand it wasn't that great.
So to summarize this review I say get the ligature that suites your mouthpiece and reed setup.
This is great! The thick leather gives great centerd tone. Each pressure plate gives you a totaly different tone. I recomed this to all serious musicians.
First I play on Grabner SW1-Personal mouthpiece(short lay and 0.98 mm opening) and Vandoren V-12 #3.5+ reeds.
Specially with the thick leather plate it gives me good resistance specially to get secure in the high register. But now I'm playing two rock,funk,jazz style pieces and both are fairly much around the throat tones and lower register(I think the other one does not even go higher than C above the staff two times or so) and over a big brass section. This ligature really hits it's limits and I really have to use my diaphram and push real hard to get any projection at all but then I sacrifice good control.
So I would recommend if you need projection but still want a fairly dark sound(it may sound bright but not in the back of a hall) to try the BG standard or Rovner Eddie Daniels(Now Verso) ligatures
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