Recommended Equipment

  Clarinet Saxophone
Instrument Beginner
Backun Alpha

Intermediate

Backun Beta, Leblanc Bliss L210 

 

Advanced
Backun Protege, Backun Model F, MoBa
Selmer Privilege or Selmer Signature

Bass Clarinet
Selmer Privilege 

Beginner/Intermediate
Trevor James Signature Reference
Yanagisawa 901

Advanced

Trevor James RAW or RAW XS
Yanagisawa 901, 991 or 9937
Selmer Paris Models
Mouthpieces Beginner
Yamaha 5C

Intermediate
Vandoren 5RV Lyre, M30, BD5
Selmer C85 115
D’Addario Reserve X10
Lomax S2  

Advanced
Vandoren BD5, 5RVLyre, M30

Lomax A2 or L’Opera O3

Morales-Backun

Selmer Concept

 

Bass Clarinet  

Backun Bass Plus

Selmer Concept

Vandoren B50 or BD5

 

Beginner
Yamaha 5C 

Intermediate/Advanced Soprano
Vandoren SL3 or SL4
Selmer Concept
Jazz – Vandoren S6

JodyJazz HR* 5*

Alto
Vandoren AL3 or 4

Selmer SD 20

Selmer Concept
Jazz – Vandoren A6M
JodyJazz HR* 5M

Tenor
Vandoren T20 or TL4
Selmer SD20
Jazz –

Vandoren T6

JodyJazz HR* 5*
Otto Link Vintage

Bari
Vandoren B35, BL3 or BL4

Jazz – Vandoren B5 or B7

Reeds Beginner
Juno

 

Advanced

Vandoren Bluebox, V12, 56 Rue Lepic, V21

Legere Signature, Legere European Cut

D’Addario Reserve Classic

Bass Clarinet:  

Vandoren Blue Box, V12, V21

Beginner
Juno

 

Advanced

Vandoren Blue Box

Vandoren V21

Vandoren V12

D’Addario Reserve Classic

Legere Signature

Miscellaneous Vandoren Thin Mouthpiece Patches and Microfibre Swabs

Vandoren Optimum Ligatures

Theo Wanne Enlightened Ligatures
Peter Spriggs Floating Rail Ligatures

Silverstein Ligatures

Doctor Slick Cork Grease

Reedgeek (for adjusting reeds)