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  1. Reeds
    Well, after extensive experimentation I am settled on alto Rigotti Gold Jazz 2.5 Strong as my current reed of choice. To get here, from Java Red 2.5s which I decided were a bit too dark, I bought complete boxes of different brands and strengths: unopened Rigotti Gold Jazz 2.5 Medium, Java Green...
  2. Reeds
    Heads-up, Musician's Friend new policy (for around a month, apparently) is not to accept any return of reeds--even if box is still factory-sealed in cellophane. I know I have returned unopened boxes in the past, perhaps with a supervisor over-ride. But no longer. So, I have a brand new box of...
  3. Reeds
    I apologize if this has been discussed but after searching the threads I didn't see anything on this subject specifically. I wanted to ask if any of the players have tried these new Rigotti Gold reeds for Tenor sax called Jazz Force 3. I've been frustrated with reeds as much as most players...
  4. Ligatures
    Hi, has anyone of you experience with the Flexitone Ligature by Rigotti (for tenor mpc)? Would it contribute to a warm, smooth and dark sound?
  5. Reeds
    I've recently started to use Rigotti Gold reeds and, possibly coincidentally, have developed a very sensitive bottom lip. The symptoms, which developed very gradually, are a burning sensation and moderate to eventually severe sensitivity to pressure (which obviously includes playing). They are...
  6. Reeds
    Hi fellow players, It's been a while I haven't visited SOTW but there has been this multi-faceted squeak problem that I've been trying to sort out but I thought I should echo the case in the web. I had trouble with most of my Rigotti Gold Jazz 2 1/2 medium reeds for my tenor mouthpiece. The...
  7. Reeds
    Hey, people. I'm in a bit of a weird spot... I am running out of FL reeds (3.5) and am looking at getting some Rigotti Gold reeds. What's the difference in strength and playability. I feel like I'm the only one who actually plays on FL reeds, though... Thanks, Jared
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