The Vandoren SR212S Traditional Single Alto Sax Reed Strength 2.0, regarded as a great choice for the beginner to start to play on. You measure the strength of a Saxophone reed by how thick the cane is. Therefore 1.5 is the thinnest and easiest to blow for a complete beginner. The Vandoren Traditional Alto Sax Reeds are the top choice of professionals, teachers and students the world over. This reed is designed to produce a quality of extremely pure sound due to a very thin reed tip (the area of reed with maximum vibration), balanced by a solid vertebral column (more cane in the area which climbs gradually to the heel).
What we say about the SR212S:
The Vandoren Traditional Single Alto Sax reed strength 2.0 is the ideal choice for the first time player. As reeds are measured in thickness of strength 2.0 is the thinnest and easiest for a beginner to learn on. In addition priced affordably, these reeds offer an outstandingly rich tone.