Légère Reeds Rock!

I became really frustrated dealing with the inconsistency and waste of my cane reeds and thought I would give the Légère Signature Series Saxophone Reeds a try. I was blown away by these amazing reeds so I became a PRO…

Read more

What does plating do to the sound?

GOLD – Gold has the most color in the sound of any type of plating. It sounds ‘beautiful.’

SILVER – Silver has a semi-clean and bright tone, but not much color to the tone.

NICKEL – Very clean and pure…

Read more

Dark, Bright, Core, Fat...What do they mean?

DARK: A warm, less projecting tone. It has a more personal feel. A dark sound is usually created by a low baffle and floor.  Very little edge.

BRIGHT: Loud and penetrating sound. A bright sound is usually created by a…

Read more

Are you chirping or squeaking?

Squeaking is usually caused by the reed not being flat. It may not be flat in the first place, may have deformed after absorbing moisture, or formed to the shape of the mouthpiece window. Switching between mouthpieces, or moving the…

Read more

Mouthpiece Materials Matter

Does mouthpiece material affect the sound?

The answer is yes! Theo Wanne machined multiple versions of the same mouthpiece in every material from vintage to new that they could find. The result was unanimous amongst our team. Metal adds zing…

Read more

Is your hard rubber mouthpiece Vintage quality?

It is a well known fact that Vintage Hard rubber sounds great.  But why?  The reason is that vintage hard rubber is more pure than most modern versions and that it lacks the accelerants and additives of the modern hard…

Read more