- New Orleans
If you have read any of my past post, you would see that I've had a hard time switching from bass to saxophone this past year due to lip problems and allergic reactions to cane reeds. I finally decided to try synthetics and bought some Plastic Covers first and then I tried Fibracells. I didn't like the sound of either of them and my saxophone teacher really hated the sound because it didn't sound authentic. I came across an article talking about Legere reeds and decided to give them a try. I was blown away by how close they sound to cane reeds! The tone was beautiful and crystal clear, even in the higher register of the horn! I didn't tell my sax teacher, instead I just played for him and he nearly fell out his seat! He was like "Man, all of a sudden you sound really." When I showed him what I was playing on, he couldn't believe it. Long story short...finally I've found a reed and a set-up that allows me to play without my bottom lip swelling up and breaking out! It sounds great and now I can focus on becoming a better horn player! I just wanted to share that cause I'm really excited about being able to play again!