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  1. Reeds
    Let's say, hypothetically, someone soaked their reeds for a little too long when they were first breaking them in, and that their reeds sounded pretty DOA the next day since they were somewhat waterlogged. Is it possible to salvage these reeds, or would the act of drying them out all the way...
  2. Tips and Techniques
    Hi there, I did a google search for break in procedure for saxophone reed (I have a tenor sax) and came up with two different procedures: 1- http://www.tsmp.org/band/saxophone/utley_new_reeds.html which doesn't include soaking in the water (just wetting with saliva) and playing duration is only...
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