Tag: saxophone reeds

Everyday Reed Maintenance Tips

Everyday Reed Maintenance Tips

A good reed is hard to find. Many clarinet and saxophone players spend the better part of their time searching through a box of reeds trying to find the best ones. If…

Cane vs. Synthetic Reeds: Pros and Cons

Whether you’re buying a new box of reeds for your saxophone or clarinet, you’re faced with the same dilemma. Should you buy cane reeds or synthetic reeds? You may have heard good things about both.  While most musicians use basic cane reeds, synthetic reeds are…

Signs It’s Time to Replace Your Saxophone Reeds

So, you’ve learned how to assemble a reed properly, clean your saxophone perfectly, and can even play through a few of your favorite songs without making any mistakes. You’re probably feeling pretty…

Six Tips for Playing the Saxophone

The saxophone is a versatile and expressive instrument and, with proper training and lots of practice, can be relatively easy to play. Many musicians agree that, although it’s not always the easiest…

How to Adjust Saxophone Reeds

How to Adjust Saxophone Reeds

When you play the saxophone, you should expect to have some trouble with your reeds. Finding a reed that produces a great sound is one hurdle but, even if you find the…

Choosing a Saxophone Reed

Choosing a Saxophone Reed

As you’ve been browsing the web for a new saxophone for your child, you’ve likely seen a lot of talk about finding the right saxophone reed- that’s because the reed is one…