Instruments & Gear

The iRig Pro I/O from IK Multimedia is a pocket-sized mobile audio/MIDI interface for iPhones, iPads, Macs, PC and Android devices.

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Instruments & Gear

The new French horn case from BAM features a 3-layer structure with an AIREX core, making it lightweight and durable.

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Instruments & Gear

The Bill Evans Signature Mouthpiece is a gold-plated and hand-made saxophone mouthpiece made by saxophone legend Bill Evans.

Read more: Bill Evans Signature Mouthpiece Limited Edition

Instruments & Gear

The new synthetic violin set Ascenté from D’Addario Orchestral offers violin strings specifically designed to help players advance their craft with elegance and consistency.

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Instruments & Gear

Alfred Music has announced the release of The Professional Pianist: Classical Solos, a collection of 40 piano masterworks in their original form.

Read more: The Professional Pianist: Classical Solos from Alfred Music

Instruments & Gear

Aria Lights, Inc. has released the Aria Forte, a new rechargeable high-brightness LED music stand light with an 8-hour run time for professionals.

Read more: Aria Forte from Aria Lights

Instruments & Gear

GluBoost has unveiled MasterTint, the company's newest product designed to make colormatching easy without solvents.

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Instruments & Gear

Ortega Guitars has released the Eclipse Series of ukuleles, which feature a built-in armrest and a custom-designed eclipse fretboard inlay.

Read more: Eclipse Series Ukuleles From Ortega Guitars

Instruments & Gear

Hal Leonard has teamed up with groundbreaking jazz artist Pat Metheny to release The Pat Metheny Real Book.

Read more: 'The Pat Metheny Real Book' from Hal Leonard

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Schott Music has released Play it Again: Piano: The Perfect Way to Rediscover Piano, a songbook for returning players by Melanie Spanswick.

Read more: 'Play it Again: Piano' from Schott Music

 


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SBO Web Poll

This year, our primary major band travel is for:

Festival Competitions - 42.5%
Public Performances - 30%
Educational Workshops - 5%
Some of All of the Above - 20%

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