Band & Orchestra

Facet Series Signature Series Mute

Paige Tutt •
  • Band & Orchestra
• January 20, 2015
This Signature Series mute was created for and is endorsed by Orbert Davis and the Chicago Jazz Philharmonic. It features a combination of Padauk and Walnut hardwoods. facetmutes.com Read More...

Dusty Strings Concert Gut Lever Harp

Paige Tutt •
  • Band & Orchestra
• January 20, 2015
Dusty Strings has introduced The Boulevard, a new 34-string lever harp with concert tension gut strings, designed specifically for classical players and students. Portable and affordable, with a warm, full sound, this harp is an ideal choice for budget-minded schools and students. The harp comes with a case and was made in the U.S. Dustystrings.com/ Read More...

Wood Violins Limited Edition Viper and New Stingray Series

Paige Tutt •
  • Band & Orchestra
• January 20, 2015
To commemorate Wood Violins will release 25 special edition custom Viper electric violins, individually numbered and personally autographed by Mark Wood. The first Viper in this series will be unveiled at the NAMM Show. The remaining 24 Vipers will be custom built to dealer or customer specifications. The company will also debut its new Stingray […] Read More...

Jupiter JCL1100S Series Bb Clarinet

Paige Tutt •
  • Band & Orchestra
• December 10, 2014
The JCL1100S Bb Clarinet features a left hand Eb key that comes standard for assistance in technical passages, an ergonomic register key for a more relaxed left hand position, adjustable ergonomic thumb rest for precise right-hand positioning, a ringless bell allowing the lower overtones to resonate freely, natural finish with premium Grenadilla wood and a […] Read More...

New Selmer Student Saxophones

Mike Lawson •
  • Band & Orchestra
• November 6, 2014
Available in an alto and tenor saxophone, the 400 Series provides features typically found on professional models. The full rib design of the 400 Series provides a bit of resistance to help the student develop proper embouchure and breath-support.  The double bracing on the lower keys helps protect the keys from getting bent and helps […] Read More...

MusicNomad Band & Orchestra and Piano & Keyboard Care

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  • Band & Orchestra
• September 29, 2014

MusicNomad’s additions to its instrument care products include: Valve Oil, T-Slide Trombone Lubricant, Bore Oil, Silver Polish, Lacquer Polish, Polishing cloths for Piano/Keyboard, Brass and Woodwind, String Instrument, Piano ONE polish, Key ONE Key, and Keyboard cleaner. The formulations are proprietary and eco-friendly.

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Reunion Blues RBX Series for B&O Instruments

hoff •
  • Band & Orchestra
• September 24, 2014

Reunion Blues' new RBX series of cases is now available for band & orchestra instruments including clarinet, flute, trumpet, and alto sax. RBX band & orchestra instrument cases are designed utilizing the RBX Protection System, which features lightweight hardshell construction and a contoured molded foam interior for optimal instrument protection. A dedicated mouthpiece holder is included with the trumpet model, as well as a combined mouthpiece and neck compartment in the Alto Sax model.

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Vandoren M|O Lite Alto Sax Ligature

hoff •
  • Band & Orchestra
• August 4, 2014

The M|O LITE is made out of a synthetic material and offers the quick response and resonance of the standard line of M|O inverted ligatures at a lower price point.

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Jupiter 1100 Series Trumpets

hoff •
  • Band & Orchestra
• July 15, 2014

The 1100 Series Trumpets produce a wide range of tonal colors and come in three distinct models which give the player the freedom to choose from a variety of leadpipes and bell materials. Whether players are looking for a dynamic, classic or majestic sound, the 1100 Series offers versatility.

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D’Addario Kaplan Vivo Strings

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  • Band & Orchestra
• July 15, 2014

On the B&O side of things, D'Addario's Kaplan Vivo provides a robust, powerful tone designed for instruments with inherent warmth and sweetness. D'Addario's Kaplan Amo provides a powerful but more flexible tone and feel, designed for instruments with inherent brightness and openness. Both sets are designed to settle in quickly, have good bow response, and remain stable. They are also well-matched in diameter, which makes for more consistent feel and response across the set.

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D’Addario Reserve Cut Clarinet Reeds

hoff •
  • Band & Orchestra
• July 15, 2014

The Reserve cut for clarinet is built on a standard thickness blank and features a shorter vamp, rounded tip corners, and a traditional tip thickness. Reserve Bb Clarinet reeds are offered in boxes of 10 and packs of two reeds in strengths from 2.0 – 4.5 with a special 3.0+ strength. Retail: $43. The Reserve Classic cut for clarinet is built on a thicker blank and offers a longer vamp, squared tip corners, and a thicker tip. Reserve Classic Bb Clarinet reeds will be available in half strengths, from 2.0 to 4.5, with special 3.5+ and 4.0+ strengths, and offered in boxes of 10 and packs of two reeds. Retail: $56. Alto Saxophone Reserve reeds feature a traditional blank option, a heavy spine, a narrow rail slope, and a traditional tip thinkness.

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Verne Q. Powell Ruby Aurumite Flute

hoff •
  • Band & Orchestra
• July 14, 2014

The latest addition to Verne Q. Powell’s Handmade Custom flute line, the Ruby Aurumite features body and headjoint tubing with an exterior layer of 14-karat rose gold and interior layer of sterling silver. Unlike any current Powell Custom model, the Ruby Aurumite has a 3.5mm ruby set into its sterling silver crown. Additional gold elements include a solid 14-karat rose gold lip plate and wall. Exterior silver components include sterling silver keys and soldered tone holes. The Ruby Aurumite also offers all of Powell's standard Handmade Custom features and options.

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