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Zonda Reeds

Zonda Reeds

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  • Band & Orchestra
• February 28, 2014
Zonda's new rebranded their reed line is available for Soprano, Alto, Tenor, and Baritone Saxophone as well as Bass Clarinet. They are also available in two different cuts for Bb Clarinet (Supreme and Classico). All reeds are made from premium Argentinean cane and come in a wide range of strengths to accommodate every player. No […] Read More...

Conn-Selmer is ’40 Series’ Saxophones

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  • Band & Orchestra
• February 12, 2014
The Selmer 40 Series Saxophone Line has grown with the addition of tenor saxophones to the line. Also, alto and tenor now have black nickel and silver-plated finishes. The 40 Series saxophones are a first-ever collaboration between Henri Selmer Paris and Selmer USA. All the horns feature a custom designed and manufactured Henri Selmer Paris […] Read More...

Sax Dakota XG Series

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  • Band & Orchestra
• January 16, 2014

The new Dakota XG Type Alto and Tenor saxophones are available in two custom metallic finishes: Hand Rubbed Antique Bronze throughout or Matte Black Body with Silver Plate Bell/Bow/Neck contrasted with 18K Gold keys/key cups/key guards and trim. Features include oversized graduated bells (5.32” alto/6.26” tenor), double key arms for all bell key cups, 77 percent copper content brass alloy, fast taper neck design, and more.

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P. Mauriat PMT-720 Professional Trumpet Series

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  • Band & Orchestra
• January 16, 2014

P. Mauriat’s new B trumpet series features a solid yellow brass valve block that houses a set of stainless-steel valves. A 4.8” one-piece gold brass bell pairs well with a boxed-style, dual-braced main tuning slide. The PMT-720 will be produced in three finishes with custom options coming soon. Included: P. Mauriat hardwood double trumpet case with gun-metal latches.

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Vandoren Redesigned V16 Tenor Sax Mouthpiece

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  • Band & Orchestra
• January 16, 2014
Vandoren’s new V16 design fills the void between high-priced custom mouthpieces and cheaper models. The new V16 comes large chamber, medium chamber and small chamber models, and provides saxophonists a very high quality, 24kt. gold plated mouthpiece at an affordable price. dansr.com NAMM Booth #3112 Read More...

Anthem Musical Instruments APC-1SP and APC-2C Piccolos

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  • Band & Orchestra
• December 16, 2013

The Anthem APC-1SP is a budget conscious piccolo, made for the beginning student. It features a silver plated body, headjoint, and footjoint, ribbed construction, a conical bore, and a french style case. It has a strong, penetrating sound, and durable construction for the younger student. The Anthem APC-2C features a composite body and contoured headjoint, and provides a rich, mellow sound with a wide dynamic range. It has a conical bore, and silver plated, contoured keys for improved finger position. It comes with a french style case with a case cover.

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Légère Reeds Signature Bb Bass Clarinet Reed

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  • Band & Orchestra
• December 16, 2013

On the heels of Legere’s Bb Clarinet, Tenor, Alto and Soprano Signature reeds comes the Bb Bass Clarinet Signature. The Bb Bass Clarinet Signature is a very responsive synthetic reed that performs in all registers with depth and color. Available and in stock now.

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Phaeton PHT FX-1100 Trumpet

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  • Band & Orchestra
• December 16, 2013

The PHT FX-1100 was designed to achieve excellent balance, brilliance, articulation, tonal focus, and control. Phaeton’s patented multiple bracing system adds a dynamic dimension for personal fine tuning. The trumpet offers an exclusive innovation which includes three sets of interchangeable vertical braces machined from solid Bronze, Stainless Steel and Brass. Rifle-drilled ports in both horizontal Phaeton style braces reduce weight while adding essential response in all registers.

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Thomastik-Infeld Tin-Plated Dominant E Stiring

Thomastik-Infeld Tin-Plated Dominant E Stiring

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  • Band & Orchestra
• October 29, 2013

This round, full-bodied, and "meaty" string boasts quick bow response, high dynamic range, and resistance to whistling, designed to produce significantly less "string noise" in higher positions

The new tin E blends well with the other Dominant strings to round out the set. The 129SN E string is a contemporary innovation designed to marry the 45-year-old Dominant formula seamlessly.

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RS Berkely Legends Series Mouthpieces

RS Berkeley Legends Series Mouthpieces

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  • Band & Orchestra
• October 29, 2013

Made in the USA, Legends Series mouthpieces are officially licensed mouthpiece reproductions modeled after the original mouthpieces used by iconic musicians like Stan Getz, Charlie Parker, Dexter Gordon, and James Moody. Mouthpieces are built from 3D scanning of the artists’ original mouthpieces. Each model is available in two distinct tip openings, which includes the original: Stan Getz tenor saxophone mouthpiece (.075-inch and .095-inch); Charlie Parker alto saxophone mouthpiece (.060-inch and .075-inch); Dexter Gordon tenor saxophone mouthpiece (.080-inch and .100-inch); and James Moody tenor saxophone mouthpiece (.105-inch and .115-inch).

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D’Addario Reserve Mouthpiece Patch

D’Addario Reserve Mouthpiece Patch

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  • Band & Orchestra
• October 11, 2013

The Reserve Mouthpiece Patch is designed for clarinetists and saxophonists of all ages and abilities. The Reserve material adheres securely to the mouthpiece yet enables easy removal or transferal when needed. The Reserve Mouthpiece Patch prevents the teeth from sliding on the mouthpiece and can be a useful tool in promoting the correct development of embouchure and tone production, especially regarding how much mouthpiece to take and the prevention of biting.

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**Knilling Master Violin from Constantin Sereny

Knilling Master Violin from Constantin Sereny

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  • Band & Orchestra
• October 11, 2013

Knilling’s #7KF Artist model violin, from the Romanian workshop of Constantin Sereny, features European materials, craftsmanship, and attention to detail. The new model #7KF has a hand-rubbed finish of warm brown oil varnish.  Its specially selected spruce top wood comes from the clear mountain ranges of the Carpathians and has been naturally seasoned for close to 40 years.  The complimentary maples are from the same area and are characterized by beautiful flame.  Each is fully setup and adjusted with Thomastik Dominant strings, a maple bridge and English style ebony fittings. 

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