Band & Orchestra

Theo Wanne Cap

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  • Band & Orchestra
• September 16, 2013

The Theo Wanne™ Cap is designed for use with the reed attached, made with doublers or those needing a cap while playing in mind. All Theo Wanne™ mouthpieces come with the Reed Replacer Cap. However, it cannot be used when the reed is still on the mouthpiece.   The new Standard Cap works when users wish to leave the reed on the mouthpiece.   There are sizes to fit every Theo Wanne™ mouthpiece.

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JodyJazz 9* Model Tenor Mouthpiece

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  • Band & Orchestra
• September 3, 2013

The new DV CHI Tenor 9* provides a larger facing and now offers the widest tip opening (.125) in the range. The DV CHI series is designed to produce a darker, less bright tone than the contemporary sound of the JodyJazz DV, but a considerably brighter more modern tone than the JodyJazz DV NY. The baffle/chamber design of the DV CHI allows the player to push more air through the mouthpiece without experiencing any harshness. The DV CHI range is silver-plated.

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P. Mauriat Pro-Contoured Saxophone Cases

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  • Band & Orchestra
• August 29, 2013

The P. Mauriat Pro-Contoured case has an outer shell made from high impact ABS polymers, aluminum valances and turn-key style steel latches.  The interior features a medium density foam shell with plush fabric lining.

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Yamaha Custom Z Sax Anniversary Redesign

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  • Band & Orchestra
• August 8, 2013

The new Custom Z alto and tenor saxophones are targeted towards school-aged, collegiate, and professional saxophonists who play in a solo or ensemble setting. Yamaha anticipates high demand – as the current models (both alto and tenor) have been top sellers in the pro/Custom category since their debut in 2003. These new saxophones are now equipped with a one-piece bell. The addition of the esteemed V1 neck brings improved intonation and enhanced flexibility. Other features include new engraving and an improved B-C# connection.

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Updated Yamaha Xeno Artist Model ‘Chicago’ C Trumpet

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  • Band & Orchestra
• August 8, 2013

Intended for use in orchestral, concert band and other brass ensemble environments, the new Artist Model Chicago C trumpet was crafted with the input of John Hagstrom, member of the legendary Chicago Symphony Orchestra brass section. The trumpet features a MalonePipe® leadpipe design, which provides superior response and accurate slotting. Additional updates include brace placement modifications and heavier valve caps, providing an optimal mix of flexibility and power to fulfill the needs of the highest-level orchestral musicians.

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Cremona SV-130 Student Violin

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  • Band & Orchestra
• August 8, 2013

Cremona now offers their SV-130 Premier Student Violin Outfit in a choice of six colored finishes, in addition to the standard warm brown finish that is familiar to all. Students can now choose from the available five sparkling colored finishes: Black, Blue, Green, Purple and Rose. The violins utilize material fit for not only beginning students, but more advanced players as well.  As with every Cremona instrument, each SV-130 is hand-crafted from fine tonewoods with both the tops and backs hand-carved and graduated.

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Yamaha V Series Violin/Cello

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  • Band & Orchestra
• August 5, 2013

Yamaha’s new V Series Violin and Cello outfits are designed for beginning student string players and feature three violins and three cellos in one-half, three-quarter and full sizes, respectively. Components featured in the V Series outfits include ebony pegs, D’Addario Prelude strings, a composite tailpiece with four fine tuners, wood bow with ebony frog, and sturdy shaped ABS plastic case. Shop-adjusted to MENC specifications, the V Series outfits also feature Yamaha’s Five-Year Limited Warranty, as well as the company’s unmatched service.

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St. Louis Music and Zonda Instruments

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  • Band & Orchestra
• August 5, 2013

St. Louis Music is now shipping a new line of Zonda signature instruments.  The new full line of instruments includes flute, clarinet, alto saxophone, tenor saxophone, trumpet, and trombone.  All products are in stock and shipping to dealers now for purchase or for rentals and fall fill-ins. 

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Gatchell Violins’ Steve Crisafulli Talks New Products at Summer NAMM 2013

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  • Band & Orchestra
• July 18, 2013
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P. Mauriat’s Craig Denny at Summer NAMM 2013

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  • Band & Orchestra
• July 18, 2013
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Franz Sander Master Violins

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  • Band & Orchestra
• June 17, 2013
St. Louis Music is now offering two new Franz Sander master violins. The Symphony Model features select, even grain European spruce tops and beautifully flamed European maple back and ribs, with hand-rubbed spirit varnish. Choice trim includes a polished ebony tailpiece with gold diamond inlay with matching pegs and ebony Hill-style Guarneri chinrest. The Concerto […] Read More...

Cervini Student Violin Outfit

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  • Band & Orchestra
• June 17, 2013
With its traditional red finish and select spruce top, maple back, sides, and neck, the HV-100 has the beauty to match a quality tone. The fingerboard and fittings are of dyed hardwood and the Cremona VP-201 bridge is of select, aged maple. A lightweight, composite tailpiece with four built-in fine tuners makes tuning easy for […] Read More...

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