Vandoren V12 Alto Sax Reeds are now available! The vaunted V12 series for clarinet has been hugely successful and are now available for Alto Sax! Reed are individually packaged in boxes of 10.
V12's use a larger diameter of cane and have a thicker heel. This results in a longer pallet, making more of the reed vibrate. Ths reed has a deeper, richer sound than traditionals!
Working with the legendary Jazz saxophone genius, Michael Brecker, the result is a new reed made with our same high grade S. France cane - a model which would add a new and different dimension to the tonal universe of our reeds.
The Alexander NY model features a redesigned tip and profile which produces a big and bold sound, full response throughout the registers and the type of vibrant, solid tone traditionally associated with that of the New York music scene.
The tip is somewhat harder than Superial DC which gives it a sustaining power, especially in the high end of the h
These reeds are made in Argentina from cane grown in Argentina. Superb sound quality. 10 Reeds per box.
Designed to the most exacting specifications, these reeds deliver all the depth and warmth that elite players demand. Our new Signature Series Reeds are the ideal solution for elite players looking for that something extra who havent yet found the perfect sound with our other reeds.
Months of testing with top professionals including Larry Combs and Barnaby Robson have demonstrated that the new reeds can add another dimension to the already rich Legere sound. Mr. Combs, former Principal Clarinet in Chicago, has said that the new reeds feel and sound very natural.
Unprecedented Tone, Flexibility and Response.
The D'Addario Select Jazz cut features a strong, well-defined heart and longer vamp, yielding unprecedented projection and a clear, fat tone, with unsurpassed flexibility and lightning-fast response. French filed. The file is the area behind the vamp where the bark is sanded off in a straight line. It provides freedom of response, especially in the low register, making soft attacks and subtones easier. The file also makes the tone slightly brighter.
* Huge sound with powerful projection
* Select grade cane for unsurpassed durability & longevity
* Outstanding clarity, control and projection
* Precise third strength grading provides unparalleled consistency
* Optimized for contemporary and traditional jazz mouthpieces
These plastic reeds will out last any cane reed on the market. Designed with a strong spine (see detailed image below) to offer greater projection and a brighter sound. Perfect for jazz ensemble, marching bands, or anytime you really need to be heard. Made from an opaque plastic in Soft, Medium, and Hard strengths. One reed per package.