Episode 15 – Tim Elvy of Légère Reeds

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In this episode of the Clarineat Podcast host Sean Perrin speaks with Tim Elvy from Legere Reeds. They discuss the history and development of synthetic reeds, some differences and benefits between traditional reeds and synthetic products, and, of course, go over the Legere product line including the difference between the new Signature Reeds and the new European Signature model.

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Legere European Signature Reeds


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5 winners will receive the Legere clarinet reed in the strength and cut of their choice, mailed directly from Legere. (Approx value $40 per reed).

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7 replies on “Episode 15 – Tim Elvy of Légère Reeds

  • Kathleen Stokholm

    Very informative. Appreciated the description of the differences between the kinds signatures reeds. My daughter started on them as a beginner in grade 7. Time to step up to a signature.

    • Sean Perrin

      Thank you for listening to the show I’m so glad that you enjoyed this episode. Just so that you are aware, I will be carrying the Legere reeds on the store very soon and I’d be thrilled if you’d considering supporting the podcast by ordering your reeds directly in our online store! Thank you!

  • Claude

    Wonderful! I’ve been playing Legere Signature on all my woodwind for over a year and would love to try the European cut….! Fingers crossed!

    • Sean Perrin

      Thank you for listening to the show Claude! The new signature reeds really are great.

      Be sure to subscribe to the email mailing list to be eligible to win! 5 will be drawn on June 8!


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