Adam Trussell Double Reeds

Houston Symphony bassoonist and purveyor of double reed instruments, accessories, bassoon reeds, and instruction.

Fox Model 601 Bassoon

The Fox Model 601 is a “thick wall” bassoon that projects a large, rich tone to meet the needs of soloists and orchestral players. A “long bore”, “thick wall” bassoon, the Model 601 is known for producing a rich sound with stability and a powerful low register.

Standard Features

  • Choice of hand-selected and aged red maple or mountain maple body with mahogany finish
  • Silver-plated keys, posts, bands, and boot cap
  • Divided bass compact model
  • German bell ring (synthetic ivory)
  • Lining in the wing joint and small bore of the 
  • Wood hand rest
  • Cork wrapped tenons
  • Two professional B bocals


Recommended Keywork

  • Full German system keywork
  • Rotary style right hand whisper key lock
  • High D and E keys
  • High F key
  • High A bridge to whisper key
  • Crowned pancake key
  • Right thumb A♭- B♭ trill
  • Rollers for left little finger E♭ and D♭, left thumb whisper key and C♯, left thumb low C and D
  • Rollers for right thumb B♭ and F♯, and right little finger F and A♭


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