Mitchell Lurie reeds are an ideal choice for the advanced student. They are French cut and have a finer point with a shorter upper for easier response. The result is a more resistant reed with a warmer sound. The state-of-the-art machines and advanced processes used have made Mitchell Lurie reeds even more consistent than before. Mitchell Lurie reeds feature warmth and clarity of sound. These filed reeds have a thinner tip and a thicker spine --providing added resistance without sacrificing ease of response.