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Instruments & Gear

  • Besson BE165 “Prodige” Euphonium

    Frank Hammel | April 8, 2021The Besson ‘Prodige’ Euphonium has everything advancing euphonium players need to bring their sound and playing to the next level. Read More...
  • Marantz Professional Debuts MPM-4000U Podcast Mic

    SBO Staff | April 6, 2021Marantz Professional has announced the introduction of the MPM-4000U Podcast Mic, a no-nonsense, studio-grade USB microphone designed to make podcasting easy. Engineered for any digital broadcasting application where hassle-free, pristine sound capture is required, the MPM-4000U also comes with recording software so aspiring podcasters are ready to create, right out of the box. Read More...
  • Excelcia Music Publishing Launches New 2021 String Orchestra Release

    Frank Hammel | April 6, 2021Excelcia Music Publishing has published 30 new string orchestra pieces from established and up-and-coming composers in its 2021 String Orchestra music release. Read More...
  • PRS Guitars Announces Limited Edition Antique White SE Parlor Acoustics

    Frank Hammel | April 5, 2021PRS Guitars has announced a Limited Edition SE parlor acoustic in Antique White. This Limited Edition maintains all the original appointments of the PRS SE P20E with the addition of an Antique White solid-mahogany top paired with natural mahogany back and sides. The Antique White PRS SE P20E is limited to 3,500 pieces worldwide. Read More...
  • Luna Unveils High-End Vineyard Series Ukuleles

    Frank Hammel | April 5, 2021Available in concert and tenor sizes, the Vineyard Series represents a unique new level of high-end Luna ukuleles, complete with eye-catching craftsmanship including a bevel, slotted headstock, and solid koa top with intricate designs. Vineyard Series ukuleles feature Fishman’s Kula Ukulele Onboard Preamp System with onboard tuner, so players can be ready to dial in their sound quickly, plug into an amp, and hit the stage. Whether the player has a solid musical foundation or is simply looking to make an artistic impression, Luna’s Vineyard Series ukuleles are designed for creative growth. Read More...
  • New Clarinets from Buffet Crampon

    Frank Hammel | April 5, 2021The Buffet Crampon E12F semi-professional clarinet has firmly established itself as a go-to step-up, semi-professional clarinet. It gives clarinetists an excellent option to upgrade from a student clarinet while still remaining affordable, with many of the features found on Buffet Crampon professional clarinets. Read More...
  • Chedeville Launches New SAV Series Clarinet Mouthpieces

    Frank Hammel | March 29, 2021Chedeville has announced the launch of an all-new Clarinet mouthpiece model named the Chedeville SAV series. Though manufactured from start to finish at the JodyJazz factory in Savannah GA, the new Chedeville SAV mouthpieces are less expensive than the top-of-the range Chedeville Umbra and Elite models and are targeted towards students looking for a more affordably priced Chedeville mouthpiece option. The new model has been named the “SAV” series in tribute to its Savannah birthplace. Read More...
  • Hal Leonard Adds Video Recording to Its Essential Elements Interactive Platform

    Frank Hammel | March 9, 2021Hal Leonard continues to support music educators facing the challenges of distance learning. The latest addition to their virtual tool chest is the addition of new video recording capabilities to the company's Essential Elements Interactive (EEi) platform. Read More...
  • Zildjian K Sweet Series Now Available as Cymbal Pack

    Frank Hammel | March 8, 2021In response to customer demand, the Avedis Zildjian Company is pleased to announce its K Sweet series cymbals are now available in a new cymbal pack, offering 15" Hi-Hats, 17” & 19” Crashes, and a 21” Ride. Read More...
  • New Sizes of Yamaha’s YVN Model 3 Violin

    SBO Staff | March 6, 2021The YVN Model 3 Violin family is comprised of the YVN Model 3 and the YVN Model 3 three-quarter and one-half size violins. Each provides students of all statures with a durable, well-crafted starter instrument for an exceptional playing experience. Read More...
  • Buffet Crampon Student Alto and Tenor Saxophones

    SBO Staff | March 6, 2021Using many of the same design elements as the Buffet Crampon 400 Series professional saxophones, the 100 Series student saxophones give young band students a high-quality instrument that plays well right away, a crucial first step for beginning saxophonists. Features include a gold lacquer finish, leather pads with metal resonators, a high F# key, and a large bottom bow for easier low note response. Read More...
  • Zildjian’s Limited Edition Vintage A’s

    SBO Staff | March 6, 2021In celebration of what would have been Armand Zildjian’s 100th birthday, the Avedis Zildjian Company will be releasing vintage cymbals from the Zildjian family vault. This first-ever family vault release features 200 hand selected genuine vintage 20” A cymbals from Armand Zildjian’s personal collection. Read More...
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