Gear

Print & Digital

The Rickenbacker Electric Bass – 50 Years As Rock’s Bottom provides hundreds of color photos and descriptions, along with the history to sort out the legend from the lore. This book is for people like author and Rickenbacker aficionado Paul Boyer: bass players and collectors. But musical instrument dealers, pawn shops, and auction houses will also find the book useful when assessing instruments.

Read more: Hal Leonard’s ‘The Rickenbacker Electric Bass - 50 Years as Rock’s Bottom’

Drums & Percussion

The Xs20 series from SABIAN now includes three key new models. Designed for low-volume settings, the dB Control Crash is a bright, extra-thin model that is quick, quiet and gets out of the way fast. Best-selling Sabian HHX and AAX X-Celerator Hi-Hat design will also now be available in the Xs20 series as a 14” pair. Their innovative Air-Wave bottom is designed to eliminate air lock for maximum clarity.

Read more: Sabian Xs20 Cymbals

Gear

First Place for Jazz is a comprehensive jazz curriculum by noted educator, Dean Sorenson. Suitable for group or individual instruction, the book is divided into three sections by key: Concert Bb, F, and Eb. Within each section, the major, Mixolydian, Dorian, and blues scales and correlated chords of the key are introduced through aurally-presented Jazz Starters that prepare students to perform twelve original grade 1-2 Jazz Ensemble Charts and Lead Sheets.

Read more: ‘First Place for Jazz’ from Kjos

Fretted

Amati has introduced three ukulele models from Koa built with retailer profits in mind, with a designed 45 point gain for dealers at MAP pricing.  These ukuleles feature Aquila strings from Italy and include a 10mm padded gig bag. Also new for Amati is a solid Mahogany Ukulele with an engraved design of a Goldfish.

Read more: Amati Koa Ukuleles

Print & Digital

Band & Orchestra

Pro Audio

Equipped with newly developed XY stereo microphones, Yamaha’s new PR7 captures high-resolution stereo recordings and offers practice functions such as an onboard tuner and metronome. It comes with 2GB of internal memory (with the ability to expand the capacity with micro SD/SDHC memory cards) and features long battery life, mic line inputs for microphones or instruments, 24bit/96kHz recording and a built-in speaker.

Read more: Yamaha POCKETRAK PR7 Digital Recorder

Fretted

Accessories

Fretted

Visit our online supplier directory for the latest industry resources:

 

 

MMR Supplier Directory

Visit our online supplier directory for the latest industry resources:

Get the MMR newsletter!

Build:06202018