LONDON FIELDS REED SHACK
Reeds & Reedmaking for the Modern Bassoon
Rick Yoder, Proprietor
- Information for the major sources of reedmaking tools, machines, and cane is readily available elsewhere. Here are a few sources of additional information, tools, cane and (in some cases) reeds:
- Tom Hardy, London. Tom is a marvelous bassoonist and enthusiastic advocate of all things bassoon. Sells great reeds. His website contains a wealth of valuable information.
- Bob Williams, principal bassoon, Detroit Symphony. Sells great reeds and reedmaking equipment.Bob’s notes on his reedmaking techniques, including those he learned from his teacher Norman Herzberg, can be read here
- Jim Kopp, New Jersey, USA. Sells reeds for historical and modern bassoons. Interesting articles as well.
- Barrick Stees, assistant principal bassoon, Cleveland Orchestra. A very good source of detailed information about reedmaking and bassooning.
- Richard Svoboda, principal bassoon, Boston Symphony. Information and music.