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I´ve played albert system clarinet for some years and the tone is much better for my jazzplaying. Since my albert broke, I've gone back to boehm and I see the mechanics as a great advantage on boehm its also easier since I also play the bass.

I wonder, is there made a Boehm clarinet with the tonal qualities of the albert system?
Is it possible to make one?
 

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If, as I recall, Albert-system clarinets were generally made with a large, cylindrical bore, then may I suggest one of the many Boosey & Hawkes models? I have several, please contact me offline if interested.
 

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I have a client who plays 'simple system' clarinet almost exclusively - and takes great pleasure in reminding me of the 'shortcoming' of Boehm system clarinets. But then he bought a Patricola clarinet, and feels for the first time that he has a Boehm clarinet that can match the tonal width of his old 'hooters'. So he bought another, just to be on the safe side.

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