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Klarinet Archive - Posting 000372.txt from 2000/07

From: "Ed & Carol Maurey" <edsshop@-----.ca>
Subj: Re: [kl] Reeds (Legere)
Date: Sun, 9 Jul 2000 09:31:31 -0400

George,
It looks like you better stick with bamboo! Guy Legere says that his reeds
aren't necessarily for everybody. I guess you're one of those unfortunates
who are doomed to mess with "natural" reeds until you leave this vale of
tears. What a cross to bear!

Ed Maurey

P.S. Perhaps, who were conductor in one of your previous lives?
----- Original Message -----
From: George Kidder <gkidder@-----.org>
Subject: Re: [kl] Reeds (Legere)

> Different strokes for different folks, but -- I normally play V12 3.5's.
I
> have tried three Legere's (3, 3.5, 3.75) and don't like any of them. Even
> the bet (for me) of them (the 3.75) has a tendency to "buzz" at high
> volumes, and seems hard to control at low volumes, In addition, my lip
> slips around on the smooth surface, and the sharp corners cut into my lip.
> Sometime I may get up the courage to try removing the sharp corners, but
> for now, they are serving as "desperation" backups, and as reeds I can
> efficiently sterilize so I can lend them to folks in need.
>
>
>
> At 12:49 PM 7/7/00 -0700, you wrote:
> >--- OrionDJ12@-----.com wrote:
> >
> >> The titanium idea sounds good, but i think i'll stik with wood. :)
> >
> >I've always preferred grass myself (i.e.; arundo donax). I haven't
> >yet had the presence of mind to order one of the Legere synthetics.
> >Are they still supporting the accolades which were received so abun-
> >dantly in the past on Klarinet?
> >
> >Neil
> >
> >Do You Yahoo!?
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> >
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> George Kidder
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