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  • Vandoren Introduces Clarinet Reed Mix Card

    Sharon Paquette Lose | January 11, 2016

    Vandoren Introduces Clarinet Reed Mix CardJanuary 2016, Chicago, IL – Vandoren already offers clarinetists a wide variety of reeds to choose from beyond the widely known Traditional reed – the V12, 56 rue Lepic and the fastest growing reed in popularity, the new V21.  To help players find their favorite reed, Vandoren is pleased to introduce the Clarinet Reed Mix Card which is available in strengths 3, 3.5 and 3.5+.

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  • Accessories: Drumdots

    Sharon Paquette Lose | January 8, 2016

    DrumdotsDrumdots don’t mute or muffle a drum - deadening it, like other products. Drumdots are engineered to control the ring without sacrificing the drum’s natural tone. Testing shows that one drumdot has 2x the over-ring reduction time compared to the leading competitor, while maintaining more of the natural frequency of the drum.

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  • On-Stage Stands MS9210 and MS9212 Pro Round Base Microphone Stands

    Sharon Paquette Lose | January 5, 2016The MS9210 and MS9212 are the first round-base models added to the company’s expanding Professional Series. Both new models feature a low profile base, yet maintain no-compromise, heavy duty components suitable for professional theater, concert, and broadcast applications. With a 10”, 6-pound low profile base, the MS9210 is an excellent choice for any handheld microphone. […] Read More...
  • Cannonball Limited Edition 20th Anniversary Saxophone Models

    Sharon Paquette Lose | January 5, 2016Cannonball Musical Instruments is celebrating their 20th year with two limited-time anniversary models: The Big Bell Stone Series Anniversary Edition and the Vintage Reborn Series Anniversary Edition. The first model is specially designed and hand-engraved, featuring a “Celtic Knot”, a laser-engraved “20th anniversary” above the bow to body ring, blue-sodalite semi-precious stones, a blue hand-painted […] Read More...
  • JodyJazz Premium Accessories

    Sharon Paquette Lose | December 23, 2015The new JodyJazz Cork Grease is high-grade. The cork grease will lubricate your instrument cork to ensure airtight fit every time. Using it regularly will protect and extend the life of your cork. Also great for clarinet, oboe, bassoon, and recorder. The JodyJazz Perfect Patch Mouthpiece cushion can be used to protect your mouthpiece and […] Read More...
  • Breedlove Brazilian Rosewood Series

    Sharon Paquette Lose | December 23, 2015

    Breedlove Brazilian Rosewood Series Over 50 years ago a few Brazilian rosewood logs were shipped from NE Brazil to a village just outside of Madrid, Spain, and were stored in an open-air warehouse for two decades then sawn into tonewood sets, labeled, and left to season for decades more. With the half centuries worth of natural aging, this Brazilian collection has given Breedlove the cream of the crop. All legally documented.

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  • Conn-Selmer King Trombones

    Sharon Paquette Lose | December 14, 2015

    Conn-Selmer King Trombones
    This refresh of the King trombones brings back the vintage style of these classic instruments!  These models are available with a variety of bell dimensions, bore sizes, and metal materials.

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  • D’Addario Promark DC17 Light and DC27 Scooter

    Sharon Paquette Lose | December 14, 2015

    Promark has announced two new stick models in their System Blue marching line, the DC17 Light and the DC27 Scooter (both are available now).
    The DC17 Light answers market demand for a stick that caters to the growing popularity of the marching activity in the youth category. The “Light” is a scaled down version of the ever-popular DC17 model.

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  • Guitar Triller

    Mike Lawson | December 8, 2015

    Guitar Triller is an innovative handheld accessory that re-introduces the art of string striking – a technique which has been around since the Bronze Age, Guitar Triller has now reinvented and optimized this technique for playing guitar and bass. Carefully designed for striking strings in a powerful and expressive way,

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  • Williams Overture 2/Rhapsody 2

    Mike Lawson | December 8, 2015

    Williams introduced two next-generation, 88-key console digital pianos. The Rhapsody 2 and Overture 2 feature exquisite finishes, a new weighted hammer action with incredibly realistic response and feel, high-definition sounds from Williams' all-new custom sound library, and an impressive feature set. Both instruments offer 64-voice polyphony, so you can create deep, layered orchestrations without running out of voices.

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  • PreSonus Notion for iOS Adds Handwriting and Apple Pencil Support for iPad

    Mike Lawson | November 23, 2015

    The latest update to PreSonus Notion for iOS takes mobile music creation to the next level with a new in-app purchase that adds handwriting recognition for iPad users. Using a finger or stylus, you can write music in your own handwriting and see it effortlessly convert to digital notation. And with an Apple Pencil on the iPad Pro, you can even write with pressure and thickness, which gives you a much more natural feeling and even greater accuracy.

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  • Cannonball Vintage Reborn Series Saxophones

    Mike Lawson | November 23, 2015

    Vintage Reborn Series saxophones feature light key action enabling quick, smooth, and responsive playing. And these horns are designed with vintage-inspired keywork and lightweight guards to ensure that they sound, look, and feel like the classic horns of years past. Each saxophone is hand-engraved by artisans in Salt Lake City, Utah. All include a certificate of authenticity signed by the artist who engraved the horn, and some engraving series also include Limited-number edition designs and certificates.

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