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Klarinet Archive - Posting 000308.txt from 1994/05

From: Cary Karp <nrm-karp@-----.SE>
Subj: Re: Using tenor sax reeds on bass cl.
Date: Thu, 19 May 1994 02:46:04 -0400

On Wed, 18 May 1994, Andrea K Hakari wrote:

> I was wondering what y'all think about using tenor sax reeds on a bass
> clarinet.

There's no difference between them. Some manufacturers cut the heels of
the ones going into boxes marked "bass clarinet" a bit shorter. There are,
however, some "jazz cuts" which are only sold under tenor labels.

My far and away favorite for bass are Guardala's tenor reeds.

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