Instruments & Gear

Powerstroke 77 Snare Drumhead

The Powerstroke 77 snare drumhead consists of two free-floating plies of 7-mil film with a 7-mil inlay ring and a 5-mil top clear dot. The inlay ring reduces overtones, and the 5-mil top clear dot adds durability.

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Artistic Nuance: Uncovering the Mystery of Musical Expression by Ed LiskArtistic Nuance: Uncovering the Mystery of Musical Expression, Ed Lisk's latest publication, has been released by Meredith Music.

Read more: Meredith Music Publications Announces A New Work from Ed Lisk

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Open Studios App for iOSJuilliard School releases its new, subscription-based iOS App, Open Studios.

Read more: Open Studios App by Juilliard School Now Available for iOS

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Row-Loff Basket O’ CadencesRow-Loff announced the launch of their 2015 Marching Percussion Catalog. Eight new marching percussion features from seven seasoned marching percussion composers.

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Kendor Digital Archive EditionsThe Kendor Archive Editions series has been added to the Kendor list of digital print-on-demand titles.

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Rock House Method Learn Guitar Master EditionDesigned by John McCarthy, this master edition combines all three levels of this series in a complete course. Learn all the essential techniques needed to play all genres of music. Start with how to hold the guitar for comfortable playing and fast, effective learning.

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Impression Splash and China CymbalsZimMusicInc., the exclusive North American distributor of Impression Cymbals, has announced the addition of new splash and China cymbals to the Illuminati Cymbal series.

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Vandoren Black Diamond Ebonite BD5 Clarinet MouthpieceVandoren announced the release of the brand new Black Diamond Ebonite BD5 BH clarinet mouthpiece, available in standard pitch and 13 Series.

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Rovner Platinum LigatureRovner’s only all-metal ligature, the Platinum, is now available in size P-1E to fit BH German string style clarinet mouthpieces and EH clarinet.

Read more: Rovner Products Platinum Ligature

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DUO from AirTurnAirTurn announces the DUO wireless 2-pedal foot controller for hands-free page turning, triggering effects, and other applications.

Read more: AirTurn Introduces the DUO for Wireless Hands-Free Tablet Control

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