Klarinet Archive - Posting 000764.txt from 1998/04
Subj: Re: Mouthpiece Information
Date: Wed, 15 Apr 1998 11:35:05 -0400
At 06:41 PM 4/14/98 -0700, Jason Hsien wrote:
>Now, in regards to your mouthpiece and instrument. I really don't like
>Artley, they don't play well, but Vandoren mouthpieces are excellent. I
>would try them out at your music store, see which ones work the best with
>your instrument-reed-ligature combination before you buy from WW & BW.
The other problem with this suggestion is that mouthpieces of the same
brand and model are not always identical. I once tried a Larry Combs
mouthpiece a friend had that was wonderful, but when I ordered one to
try/buy it was completely unsatisfactory.
Gary Van Cott
Las Vegas, NV