"They're addictive — I have five!"
- Paquito D'Rivera
The design, handed down to Mr. Rossi from his mentor, John McCaw, then fine-tuned for decades, allows for an easy feel, warm resonance, and smooth transition between registers. With hand-made key-work and a final tuning process given to each instrument by the maker himself, Rossi clarinets are recognized worldwide for their consistency and tonal quality. The now classic one-piece body is just one of the features that contribute to making a Rossi such a powerful companion in any clarinet player's career.
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