Instruments & Gear

Award-winning pianist, composer and entertainer Jason Lyle Black has been commissioned to arrange a series of medleys in his distinctive style for a new Hal Leonard songbook, Disney Medleys for Piano Solo.

Read more: 'Disney Medleys for Piano Solo' from Hal Leonard

Instruments & Gear

Everlast Picks from Ernie Ball Music Man are manufactured from highly durable, wear-resistant Delrin material for a more secure non-slip surface.

Read more: Ernie Ball's New Everlast Picks

Instruments & Gear

The NV10, the very first model in the new NOVUS series of hybrid digital pianos from Kawai.

Read more: The NV10 Digital Piano from Kawai

Instruments & Gear

Elixir Strings has expanded its lineup of electric guitar strings to include nine new sets for extended range guitars. In addition, two new POLYWEB Coated Electric String sets plus 20 new electric singles are also available.

Read more: New Strings from Elixir

Instruments & Gear

Loog Guitars' new line of guitars designed by Paul Frank comes in a color palette that reflects the artist's instantly recognizable style, featuring Julius the monkey and more of Paul's beloved cast of characters.

Read more: Loog Guitars' Paul Frank Line

Instruments & Gear

Alfred’s Kid’s Ukulele Course is for kids ages 5 and up and available in two levels.

Read more: 'Kid’s Ukulele Course' from Alfred Music

Instruments & Gear

Conn-Selmer and Vincent Bach have introduced the new 190S43W2 “Centennial” commemorative Bb trumpet model.

Read more: 'Centennial' Commemorative Bb Trumpet from Conn-Selmer

Instruments & Gear

The #1090 Trente LED Lamp is Manhasset Stands' newest model LED lamp for use on music stands.

Read more: The #1090 Trente LED Lamp from Manhasset Stands

Instruments & Gear

Star Wars: The Last Jedi – Music from the Motion Picture Soundtrack features 12 tracks from the soundtrack, including "Ahch-To Island," "The Battle of Crait," "Canto Bight," "Fun with Finn and Rose," "The Last Jedi," "Main Title and Escape," "Old Friends," "Peace and Purpose," "The Rebellion Is Reborn," "The Sacred Jedi Texts," "The Spark," and "The Supremacy."

Read more: Hal Leonard's 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi – Music from the Motion Picture Soundtrack'

Instruments & Gear

Levy’s Leathers has introduced the Paige guitar strap, available in black, purple, and indigo, all inspired by the beautiful and intricate art of East Indian Henna designs.

Read more: New Guitar Straps from Levy's Leathers

Directors who make a Difference

For over 20 years, School Band & Orchestra Magazine has been honoring amazing music educators from all 50 states. That's more than 1000 educators recognized for their outstanding contributions to music education programs!

Do you know a fantastic K-12 instrumental music educator who is deserving of recognition in SBO? Tell us why he or she should be featured in SBO’s annual "Directors Who Make a Difference" report.

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