Band & Orchestra

Band & Orchestra

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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Band & Orchestra

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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Band & Orchestra

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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Band & Orchestra

L.A. Sax's Big Lip “X” boast a large bell and bell throat for a fat tone quality, a cupronickel body, bell and neck for increased vibrancy, rolled tone holes for an smooth feel, and most importantly, the use of new and exclusive Reactor Panel™ pads. The new Big Lip “X” saxophones are available in four elegant finishes of silver plate with black nickel keys, black nickel plate with silver plated keys and neck, antique matte, and a version in unpolished brass. Each model is hand engraved and owning its own unique tonal properties.

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Band & Orchestra

Instrument Care Apparel (iCA) brass and woodwind covers protect instruments while they sit out on their floor stands. The three-layer design is lined with a soft fabric, has 3/8" foam for protection, and is covered with a variety of attractive fabrics. iCA's Classic Cover slows the cooling process of the instrument down by 2.5 hours.

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Band & Orchestra

The Odyssey Premiere Series has been expanded to include the OBS800 Eb Baritone Saxophone, OFG1300SG Flugel Horn, OCR1000 Eb Soprano Cornet and the OTR1250 D/Eb Trumpet, providing even more options for intermediate to advanced players. There is also the new OFL300C Curved Head Flute, which features a closed key, offset G design and includes additional straight headjoint with silver plated nickel tube and French keywork.

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Band & Orchestra

The Cremona SV-180E Solid-body Electric Violin eliminates feedback troubles experienced when standard pickups are installed on traditional acoustic violins. A multi-featured onboard Piezo pickup system with rosewood bridge powers this violin. Also included: a shaped, lightweight rigid foam case and serviceable bow is supplied as well as a cable, small headphone set, and rosin. All fittings are made of ebony and shaped to traditional dimensions

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Band & Orchestra

Zonda ReedsZonda'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 pesticides are used in the harvesting of Zonda’s quality woods.

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Band & Orchestra

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 neck and mouthpiece, along with a feature-filled body that responds at a top performance level. The black nickel and silver-plated versions both feature a silver-plated Henri Selmer Paris neck.  Retail price: $4,043 to $4,750.

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Band & Orchestra

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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