Instruments & Gear

Designed to emulate the stability and playing characteristics of a B♭ clarinet reed, D’Addario Woodwinds now offers a solution for E♭ clarinet players without the need to cut or modify a larger reed to fit their instruments.

Read more: D’Addario Reserve E♭ Clarinet Reeds

Instruments & Gear

The Venova from Yamaha is an innovative casual wind instrument that’s compact and lightweight.

Read more: The Venova from Yamaha

Instruments & Gear

The new Armourguard Wood Series of lightweight cases from ProRockGear and AP International offer the weight of a gigbag and the durability of a hardshell case.

Read more: New Lightweight Woodshell Cases from ProRockGear

Instruments & Gear

The Naughty Saucer is the newest addition to Dream Cymbals' Re-FX Series.

Read more: The Naughty Saucer from Dream Cymbals

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The PHT-LV 1200 Las Vegas model trumpet from Phaeton Trumpet features an exclusive 'conical bore' .460 at valve cluster to .470 beyond main tuning slide, and was designed by trumpet artist David Perrico.

Read more: The Las Vegas Model from Phaeton Trumpet

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This step-up trombone is a collaboration between John Packer and the trombone guru Michael Rath that includes a .562 bore, 80:20 brass construction, double adjustable rotors and a JP pro case.  

Read more: The JP333 Rath Trombone

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SKB Corporation has added 4 new case sizes to its line of lightweight, heavy-duty Roto-Molded Tripod Cases. 

Read more: New Cases from SKB

Instruments & Gear

These universal carrying bags are durable and practical for transporting instruments, such as xylophones or vibraphones.

Read more: Universal Carrying Bag For Mallet Instrument Bars

Instruments & Gear

Meredith Music has released Wedding Music for Marimba by Patrick Roulet, a collection of performances that are for the marimba and ideal for weddings. 

Read more: 'Wedding Music for Marimba' from Meredith Music

Instruments & Gear

The Penguin Mahogany ukulele from Amahi Ukuleles features dressed frets, an eye-catching laser engraved sound hole design, and Ivory White binding.

Read more: Penguin Mahogany Ukuleles from Amahi Ukuleles

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