Check out the new pink gold ligature expanded line from Vandoren, as well as their line of JUNO reeds for students that we saw at the 2019 NAMM Show!
SYOS stands for Shape Your Own Sound. The technology and the science behind their mouthpieces have been developed as a result of many years of research in acoustics. A mouthpiece that helps the musician to get the sound he or she desires more easily means more freedom when playing.
Selecting the right reed can be confusing, especially for beginners. To a certain extent it is a personal choice and will take experimentation and experience to figure out what’s right for you and your playing style. Even for experienced musicians, it is often a difficult and frustrating aspect of playing a reed instrument. The following information from A Guide to the Art of Adjusting Saxophone Reeds, by James Rötter, gives some tips.