It sounds to me like you may need a mouthpiece that is more open.nicocarrre said:I also noticed trying to play loud is pretty hard. Its like my instrument is stopping me. Is it the mouthpiece
I get the impression here that the reed is closing up on the mouthpiece.
BTW, if you hit the 'enter key' in a few places when posting, you will avoid
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page in order to read the sentences.