What instruments does Don use? Tenor Don Braden proudly uses and endorses the Antigua ProOne “Classic Antique” lacquer tenor saxophone, as well as the JodyJazz DV NY mouthpiece, number 9*. He uses and endorses D’Addario Reserve reeds, number 3.0+. Flute He plays a R.S. Berkeley Volare concert flute (sterling silver body, plated keys), and a Sonaré (sterling silver head joint, plated body & keys) AF-60 alto flute.