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Ultimate Ligature Francois Louis Saxophone Ligatures  SAB - Fits Metal Alto Sax Mouthpieces

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The Ultimate Ligature Alto Saxophone ligature allows the reed to resonate freely without dampening the natural vibration of the mouthpiece. It genera...Read More

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The Ultimate Ligature Alto Saxophone ligature allows the reed to resonate freely without dampening the natural vibration of the mouthpiece. It generates a range of sympathetic vibrations that will enhance the players sound.

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Francois Louis Saxophone Ligatures

  • Screw Placement: Inverted
  • Select The Proper ULTIMATE Ligature
  • XLSB
  • Fits regular hard rubber soprano sax mouthpieces like Selmer, Meyer, Vandoren and Otto Link.
  • XLAB
  • Fits regular hard rubber alto sax pieces like Selmer, Meyer, Vandoren and Link as well as small rubber tenor pieces like Berg Larsen.
  • XLTB
  • Fits regular hard rubber tenor pieces like Selmer, Vandoren, Meyer and Link.
  • SAB
  • Fits metal alto pieces like Link, Dukoff, Berg Larsen, Ponzol, and Guardala as well as small metal tenor pieces like Dukoff and Guardala.
  • STB
  • Fits metal tenor pieces like Link and Ponzol.
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Ultimate LigatureFrancois Louis Saxophone Ligatures
 
5.0

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5.0

Ligatures Make a Difference

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from Los Osos, CA

About Me Professional Musician

Pros

  • Ease Of Blowing
  • Improves Sound
  • Warm tone
  • Warm Tone Ease Of Blowin

Cons

  • Comes Off When Tuning

Best Uses

  • Concerts
  • Metal Or Hard Rubber Mps
  • Practicing

Comments about Ultimate Ligature Francois Louis Saxophone Ligatures:

I'm a big believer that ligatures really do make a difference in your tone and for ease of blowing. I had a Francois Louis ligature for my Otto Link NY metal mouthpiece for my Yamaha 82Z Custom tenor sax. It gave my horn a nice warm tone. Recently I started playing in a wind ensemble and decided to go back to my Morgan hard rubber mouthpiece for that group. I decided to get a Francois Louis that would fit it and I couldn't believe the change in tone for that mouthpiece. The alto sax player next to me keeps commenting on my warm tone during our rehearsals, ha. I was also able to use the Otto Link-sized ligature for my large Kessler hard rubber soprano sax mouthpiece and it gives my Antigua silver soprano a great warm sound too. Love these Francois Louis ligatures! They're kind of odd looking but are excellent! 5/5 stars!

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5.0

great ligature

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from woodstock ,va.

Pros

  • Easy To Use
  • Functional
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  • Good Quality
  • Improves Sound

Cons

    Best Uses

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      5.0

      francois louis ligature

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      from Charlotte Florida

      About Me Professional Musician

      Pros

      • Improves Sound

      Cons

      • Difficult To Use

      Best Uses

      • Backup
      • Concerts
      • Practicing

      Comments about Ultimate Ligature Francois Louis Saxophone Ligatures:

      Have played many mouthpieces as well as ligatures over past 30 years. Present mouthpiece is a yanagisawa 7, that I modified with machined brass baffle I've built into it. It is bright, projects, and has a excellent cutting edge to the sound. Played many ligatures including, Selma three band, Yani ligature, rovners, all performed well, purchased the francois louis with brass rods and found it not only was equal to the best of the ligatures which were the Selma, and Yani but outperformed them in both low and altismo registers. Low Bb was never more pure or easier to achieve with least amount of breath, and altismo would be a similar comment. I am totally sold on this ligature. The only negative comment would be on movement on the metal mouthpiece in adjusting for tunning. Unlike other ligatures where you can adjust by gripping the ligature with the mouthpiece, you have to learn to tune by holding at the base of the mouthpiece with thumb and forefinger moving mouthpiece on neck of horn. This is however a small price to pay for added control and tone that this ligature adds to the musicans playing experiece. For those interested, the reed I play on is a fibrecell number 2,5

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      5.0

      Great Sound

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      from San Francisco

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      Pros

      • Easy To Use
      • Functional
      • Good Quality
      • Improves Sound
      • Projection

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Practicing
        • Smaller Groups
        • Trios

        Comments about Ultimate Ligature Francois Louis Saxophone Ligatures:

        I've been using the Ultimate Ligature for about a week after using Rovners for a couple years... great projection and great volume control!

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