Top 5 Saxophone Accessories – D’Addario30th April 2021
When it comes to saxophone accessories there are so many different choices for players on the market at the moment. Fundamentally any accessory should help or improve the playing & ownership experience. So, with that in mind we thought we would share our top 5 D’Addario Woodwind accessory products for saxophone players.
1. Reserve Alto Saxophone Mouthpiece
The Reserve Alto saxophone mouthpiece is great for any advancing classical students or professional musicians. The mouthpiece offers the player increased projection and dynamic flexibility. It also has an even response across all registers of the saxophone but allows the players to keep their desired tone. This mouthpiece is an excellent option for any player advancing through the grades and stepping up from a basic beginner model.
2. D’Addario H-Lig
The H-Ligature has been inspired by the design of the vintage Harrison ligature. The H-Lig secures the reed to the mouthpiece by four points and has been crafted to give the player tonal resonance and clear articulation. D’Addario have also eliminated all of the plastic from their packaging for the ligatures in an effort to produce more sustainable packaging. Available for Soprano, Alto, Tenor and Baritone Sax.
3. D’Addario Reed Case
The D’Addario saxophone reed case helps to keep your reeds in a good condition for longer. The case can hold eight reeds that are stored in a gasket with a Reed Vitalizer Humidity Control pack. This keeps the reeds at a 72% relative humidity to help protect the reeds against unstable weather conditions, which helps to give them a longer life. The reeds a secured safely onto a grooved surface which prevents the reeds from warping or breaking.
4. Rico Saxophone Straps
All Rico Saxophone straps have either a metal hook that is specifically curved to stay on your saxophone. However, if you don’t want a metal hook there is also the option to have a snap clasp. They all have quick adjust slider, so you can get your saxophone to the height you want easily. These come in a range of different styles and are available in two lengths for Soprano/Alto and Tenor/Baritone.
5. D’Addario Cork Grease
D’Addario cork grease is made out of all-natural ingredients such as sunflower oil, organic coconut oil and organic hemp seed oil. This cork grease will help extend the life of your cork and is vegan friendly.