You’re probably using a too strong reed, I suggest you play more too get used to the size or go down a size for your reeds. I personally found playing legere synthetic reeds fix this for me, try buying one and see how it works for you.
Sound descriptors are always subjective – here's what I would describe as a "reedy" sound:
When I hear this kind of sound – if I make this kind of sound – it's often because I've got a reed that's too firm. If I've ruled that out as a cause, I then check if the reed is warped and therefore not sealing. And then I either toss the reed out or file the crap out of it (or choose a softer one).
Additionally, if I find I'm playing lines as hip as Stephen Riley's lines – I quickly realize that I'm dreaming, and try to not wake myself up.
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