Topic: Bocal recommendations for Amati 41 bassoon?
Hello all. I just got a used Amati ABN41JS bassoon. (Yes, I know about them, but frankly, it's a huge upgrade from my plastic "student" bassoon.) It came with an unbranded bocal with a "1" stamped on it. I'm no expert, but it seems to play fine - maybe a little sharp overall - but my biggest complaint is that it's bent down too far, so I'd like to replace it with something a little more horizontal.
Does anyone have experience matching a better bocal to an Amati bassoon? I'm hoping to keep this under $400, and I'm willing to buy used.