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The search for a better reed

As every reed player knows reeds can be the most infuriating part of playing. Cane is a natural product & as such it is subject to seasonal changes as well as being subject to the environment.For most players however cane still provides the best tone & flexibility.

Enter the Forestone  Hybrid Reed 

Forestone reeds are made in japan & are a Hybrid made up of a combination of a synthetic resin & either cane or black bamboo. The result is a longer lasting consistent reed that still has the warmth & tonal response of a natural reed.

Forestone reeds come in the two styles

Hinoki -is a cane synthetic hybrid & considered ideal for those wanting a warmer tone.

Black Bamboo – Bamboo hybrid considered ideal for those wanting a more focused sound.

Come & check out these at our Melbourne store – we have a tester station available.

 

 

 

 

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