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  1. What to Buy & Why: Mouthpieces
    Gosh, I'm showing my beginner's status once again. I have a few basic questions about ligatures: 1) Is there a set rule about whether the "screws" of the ligature are sitting on reed or on top of mouthpiece? Does it matter? I usually have them on top of mp but have seen them positioned on the...
  2. Ligatures
    My ligatures barely fit my Vandoren Jumba Java T97 mouthpiece. Are there any longer than average ligature screws? I need another 2mm or 1/16". I would prefer a leather or cloth ligature -- but as the leather one I have has a single, permanently affixed screw, my work around of longer screws...