D’Addario Reserve Classic Bb Clarinet (Price per reed)


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Reserve Classic reeds have been designed for clarinetists by clarinetists in collaboration with Mark Nuccio, acting Principal Clarinetist of the NY Philharmonic. They feature a special cane treatment process which helps reduce reed warping.

– Gradual tip shape adding more tonal warmth
– Traditional tip thickness for a quick articulation
– Offered in 2.0 to 4.5 including a 3.5+ and 4.0+ strength, Please contact us if your strength is not listed here and we will make a special order.
– Like the Reserve line, uses only the densest, lower internode cane for longer durability and consistency

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Additional information


2.5, 3, 3.5, 3.5+, 4, 4.5, 4+



Makers of longstanding staple Rico reeds favoured by beginners and professionals alike, D'Addario Woodwinds is a manufacturer of clarinet and saxophone reeds, clarinet and saxophone mouthpieces, ligature and caps, reed guards, reed cases, and care products for all woodwind instruments. Brands include Rico, Royal, Reserve and Select Jazz and provide a full line of woodwind products for all levels from students to professionals.

Stay confident and calm with the most precisely manufactured reeds and mouthpieces in the world, plus straps, caps, ligatures and more. Rico's proprietary reed-making process uses manufacturing machinery designed and built by D'Addario. Its sophisticated cutting, sanding, and inspection technology ensures that each reed contains the finest machined blank.

Computer Numeric Controlled milling sculpts material into a new solid shape, ensuring the highest level of consistency and eliminating variations, creating Rico mouthpieces characterized by a full, robust sound.

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