From humble beginnings,
Rico has grown to become a leader in single reed manufacturing. With
the recent acquisition of Rico by D'Addario & Co. Rico is further
strengthening its position as the leader in woodwind reeds and
At its San Fernando Valley facility, Rico has a
state-of-the-art reed research center, and employs the collaboration of
agronomists, scientists, and musicians to produce top-quality reeds
that include Rico Reserve premium reeds for clarinet and saxophone.
Rico reeds are designed to benefit all levels of musicians from the
beginner to the seasoned professional. Many of the world's finest
clarinetists and saxophonists use Rico brand reeds, such as Jessica
Phillips, Jerry Bergonzi, Chris Potter, Benny Golson, Ernie Watts, Bob
Sheppard, Walter Boeykens, Seiji Yokokawa, Philippe
Geiss, Diastema Saxophone Quartet, and many more.