Any expert saxophonist or clarinetist will tell you how essential a quality reed is to their sound and tone. In fact, you won't find many players who don't have at least one extra reed close by during a performance. Along with the mouthpiece, the role of the reed is crucial to the overall functionality of your instrument. For that reason, it only makes sense to equip yourself with a reed that's high in quality, and consistently used by the world's best player. In other words, it only makes sense to go with Rico.
When it comes to woodwind reeds and accessories, Rico's reputation is continuously growing. Every day, both novice players and seasoned experts are experiencing the smooth and easy playability of a Rico reed and mouthpiece.
For saxophones, the Rico Alto saxophone reed is a popular item and used in a wide variety of situations. Cut from the most flexible grade of cane, these reeds are affordable, smooth to play, and consistently used by music teachers and professional musicians from around the world. The same thing can also be said for Rico Bb clarinet reeds. The world's most popular reed, these reeds come highly recommended for their astounding ease of play and incredible value.
In addition to providing first-rate mouthpieces and reeds, Rico also offers a full range of saxophone and clarinet accessories like straps and swabs, as well as guards for flutes and piccolos. In the case department, the Rico Multi-Instrument Reed Vitalizer case fits all sizes of clarinet and saxophone reeds, and it's also the only case designed to work with the Reed Vitalizer Automatic Humidity Control System.
The various methods used at Rico's state-of-art research facility ensures you that an extensive amount of proven research has went into Rico's advanced designs. After all, in order to perform your best, you need to be equipped with the best. Rico takes price in every reed, mouthpiece and accessory they manufacture, so you can be less worried about the equipment you're playing on, and more focused on the performance at hand.