Instruments & Gear

Alfred's Basic Piano Library: Popular Hits, Level 5 is correlated page-by-page with Alfred's Basic Piano Library: Lesson Book 5.

Read more: New Releases from Alfred Music

Instruments & Gear

The Hal Leonard Drumset Method, by acclaimed educator Kennan Wylie with drummer extraordinaire Gregg Bissonette, will help all beginners kick-start their drum lessons.

Read more: The Hal Leonard Drumset Method

Instruments & Gear

The GS414B Plus and the GSP38WB Plus guitar stands feature a wider mounting area to better accommodate extended range instruments (up to 2.05” nut width), an upgraded height adjustment clutch, and upgraded rubber feet for increased stability.

Read more: New Stands from Hercules Stands

Instruments & Gear

The Jupiter “My Case” for the 700 Series Student Instruments is a new lightweight case that features upgraded hardware including captive hinge pins, durable, stylish and light-weight scratch resistant ABS material, ability to stack, and interchangeable decals to allow students to customize their case to match their personal style.

Read more: My Case from Jupiter Music

Instruments & Gear

SKB has released seven new iSeries Keyboard Cases with Think Tank Interiors, all of which are fully customizable to accommodate virtually all popular keyboard sizes and setups, from Nord, Yamaha, Korg, Kurzweil, and more.

Read more: New Keyboard Cases from SKB Cases

Instruments & Gear

The Shark Fin Gray and Sea Urchin Purple Concert Sharks are the newest additions to the Makala Shark Collection of ukuleles from Kala Brand Music Co.

Read more: New Ukuleles from Kala Brand Music

Instruments & Gear

The new Phaeton Flugelhorn comes standard with a new black/ copper antique finish.

Read more: Phaeton Flugelhorn from PJLA Music

Instruments & Gear

Piano Styles for Beginners, a new instruction book by Mark Harrison, teaches beginning pianists to play and improvise in today’s popular keyboard styles.

Read more: 'Piano Styles for Beginners' by Mark Harrison

Instruments & Gear

The Curve Soprano has all the features of straight models while adding the sonorous sound quality typical of curve saxophones.

Read more: The Curve Soprano Saxophone from PJLA Music

Instruments & Gear

The new series of instrument cases from Kaces offers advanced instrument protection for beginners and advanced students alike, and includes models for trumpet, clarinet, saxophone, flute and trombone.

Read more: Band and Orchestra Cases from Kaces

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