History of Rico :
In 1928, Frank De Michele, a clarinetist living in the United States application to his uncle, Joseph Rico, a former seminarian, Italian musician and confirmed him find reed.
He notices that in the vicinity of her vacation home in the Vars grow reeds of quality. In honour of his uncle, Frank De Michele, with the help of 4 partners, launches its first line of reeds " Rico ".
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He managed very quickly to develop through his interest in the engineering that it uses to develop new tools and manufacturing techniques.
Moreover, Rico is the only manufacturer to cultivate the whole of his reeds in its own plantations in France and Argentina.
In 2004, Rico has reached a new stage in its development, when the brand was acquired by the group'addario, a manufacturer of musical accessories which has allowed him to benefit from all its know-how in research and development.
The Beak Rico Reserve Rico :
The oci Reserve for clarinet bb Boehm made by Rico, is the last born of the collaboration between art and technological innovation.
It modernizes the beaks vintage thanks to a clever manufacturing process that relies on a leading-edge technology replicating industrially the craftsmanship that had made the fame of these beaks in the years 20.
In the interests of standardization of nozzles, the use of a variety of hard rubber, whose composition is patented by D'addario and the use of milling in place of the moulding has enabled a closer control of the manufacturing process, down to its smallest details.
Beyond its smooth curves and harmonious, its polished angles as well as the originality of its materials, it is in his sound that we perceive the quality of the oci Reserve. The clarinetists Boehm who have tried all agree to emphasize its richness and compactness of the sound and ease of issuance.
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