Vandoren's OPTIMUM Ligature features one adjustment screw that is threaded through both posts of the ligature ensuring even pressure on the reed. As a result, you will find more of your reeds will perform to your expectation. Whether playing classical or jazz, the Optimum Ligature’s three pressure plates accommodate your style.
Plate n°1 : A rich, colorful sonority which produces great resonance. Pressure along the fiber of the reed facilitates an unbelievable blowing ease. Incredible ease of articulation.
Plate n°2 : A more compact, centered sonority smooth even sound extraordinary blowing ease.
Plate n°3 : The reed vibrates in total freedom, producing a very flexible sound Greater ease of expression.
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