Légère 'Standard' reeds have a thick heart like a classical reed and give a warm, rich tone.
Légère Standard Synthetic Alto Saxophone reeds are made from polypropylene, which is approved by the FDA for use in direct food contact applications, so our reeds are completely safe to use.
Légère process the polymer in a special way that lines up the molecules themselves in order to precisely match the stiffness and density of moist cane. Some characteristics of the material:
- It doesn't have to be preconditioned before playing.
- It does not absorb water.
- It is completely non-toxic.
- It can be sanitized.
- It is extremely tough and it will last a very long, time.
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