Olds Super + an Original Tenor by Claude Lakey

Well my Olds Super has a new mouthpiece that allows me to not only play in tune over the horn’s entire range, but allows me to use ANY kind of reed—yes, including my favourite Légère Signature Series. What am I using? A Claude Lakey Original Tenor 5*3, along with the…

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Légère reeds + the Olds Super = intonation problems

I have been using premium synthetic reeds exclusively since 1998. Why? Simply put, because I double in most bands that I play in, and can’t be worried about getting my reed wet before putting the sax or clarinet to my lips and blowing my first note. This is especially true…

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The Olds Super tenor sax is home

The Olds Super tenor after pics & playing update (well sort of) In all the drama that has been going on around here regarding the transfer of my website, I have let many things slide. I have a long list of article topics that I have been wanting to write…

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Olds Super Tenor: A Progress Report

My Olds Super tenor as been at David’s shop for just over a couple of weeks now, and he is working hard at restoring this beauty to its original glory. Before David took it apart, I noodled around on the horn as best as I could for him, demonstrating the…

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