Paquito D'Rivera

Optimum

OPTIMUM TM Ligatures

• Quick and precise tightening. 

• 3 interchangeable pressure plates to adjust the sound.

• Expression with freedom.

Three different pressure plates. Whether playing classical or jazz, the Optimum Ligature’s three pressure plates accommodate your style.

1) The reed vibrates in total freedom, producing a very flexible sound. Greater ease of expression.

2) A more compact, centered sonority, smooth even sound and extraordinary blowing ease.

3) A rich, colorful sonority which produces great resonance. Pressure along the fiber of the reed facilitates an unbelievable blowing ease. Incredible ease of articulation.

 

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Gregory Oakes

M|O

The new M|O ligature combines the lightweight construction of the legendary Masters ligature with the highly efficient tightening of the OPTIMUM ligature.

• Lightweight.

• Easy to set up.

• Quick and symmetrical tightening with a unique double-track screw mechanism.

• Inverted tightening with only 2 small contact points on the reed. Thus, the ligature allows an optimum vibration of the reed and a crisp articulation.

Available in pewter, black, silver, and gold.

 

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M|O Lite

Made of synthetic material, the M|O LITE ligature is flexible, very light, impact-resistant and non-deformable. It has the same characteristics as the M|O ligature: easy to set up, quick and symmetrical tightening with a unique double-track screw mechanism, and inverted tightening with only two small contact points on the reed.

 

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Jon Manasse

B-flat Leather

• Genuine leather - handcrafted finish. 

• Quick and precise tightening.

• Round and warm sound.

• Three interchangeable pressure plates to subtly modify your sound. An easy-fit Velcro® system makes changing the plates easy while contributing to the flexibility of the entire ligature.

1) Metal plate - a more colorful and compact sound. The combination of a metal plate and a flexible ligature offers the player the best sonic qualities of both materials.

2) Smooth leather plate - made from the same leather as the ligature, it creates a focused, compact sound that is slightly darker.

3) “Supple” smooth leather plate - made from a more supple leather, it gives a rounder, more ample sound.

 

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Pascual Martinez

Klassik

• Adjustable and easy to fit woven ligature. 

• Precisely fits the reed to the mouthpiece. 

• Perfectly centered sound.

 

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Harry Skoler

M|O Masters

The new M|O ligature combines the lightweight construction of the legendary Masters ligature with the highly efficient tightening of the OPTIMUM ligature.  These particular ligatures are designed to work exclusively with the Masters mouthpieces.

• Lightweight.

• Easy to set up.

• Quick and symmetrical tightening with a unique double-track screw mechanism.

• Inverted tightening with only 2 small contact points on the reed. Thus, the ligature allows an optimum vibration of the reed and a crisp articulation.

Available in pewter, black, silver, and gold.

 

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