In this episode, Donna interviewed Hans Kuijt, from LefreQue.com, a Dutch-based company that won the School Band and Orchestra award for innovative technology at the recent NAMM Show in Anaheim, CA.
The LefreQue sound bridge is an accessory to help all woodwind and brass instrumentalists get better intonation, more core to their sound, and an evenness to the tone. Of course, the accessory does not solve embouchure problems, nor claims to do so.
Using scientific principles and research, the LefreQue acts as a bridge between the mouthpiece/reed and the neck/bocal/leadpipe to allow the energy produced at the source to continue unimpeded by the clamping down of the mouthpiece onto cork.
In this interview, Donna asked:
- Why Hans created this accessory
- How the LefreQue works, and why he can claim that it helps someone’s tone
- How to use the LefreQue
- and more!
Rajiv Halim, a fantastic saxophonist from Chicago, demonstrated the accessory on his alto saxophone.
Please watch the YouTube video of this episode to get a better understanding of how to use it.
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