June 21, 2015

 The shapes used to make King Bassoon Reeds are very common to most bassoonists. For the professional bassoon reeds, the Herzberg shape is the best fit. This shape is narrow with a flare in the tube; which results in an easy response without loosing high notes. This is...

February 16, 2015

I tried an experiment last week involving a Green Reed for Contraforte. I just harvested some cane in early January and decided to try to immediately make a reed out of it instead of letting it dry. And this is what turned out! I regular reed that sounded and acted li...

December 20, 2014

Bassoon Cane can be bought from stores and shipped out. Most of the cane that is bought in the United States is from South America, France or China. However Arundo Donax (cane) grows all over the United States, especially in California. Here in California Arundo Donax...

December 16, 2014

 

Kingbassoonreeds.com is now more affordable for contra players! The Price of Contrabassoon reeds and Contraforte reeds has dropped due to a great turnout of harvested cane from last spring. So Now there is no penalty for being a contra player!

 

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