Klarinet Archive - Posting 000356.txt from 1994/05
From: Cary Karp <nrm-karp@-----.SE>
Subj: Re: Tenor reeds
Date: Fri, 20 May 1994 18:01:52 -0400
On Fri, 20 May 1994, Robert Foster wrote:
>>I was wondering what y'all think about using tenor sax reeds on a bass
> When Jamey Aebersold was in Montreal last year, he told
> me that he uses tenor reeds on his alto sax. Any one else heard of
> doing this with any success?
In the pre-amplification days sax players would sometimes use a one size
too large reed for that extra oomph. I had no idea that anyone still did
so, much less on a regular basis.