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Instruments & Gear

  • Buffet Crampon E12F Semi-professional Clarinet

    Mike Lawson | November 23, 2015

    The E12F semi-professional clarinter features unstained African blackwood, silver-plated keywork, and a refined bore derived from the R13, leather pads, an adjustable thumb rest with neck strap hook, threaded posts, and a backpack-style case. 

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  • Row-Loff Icesicles

    Naomi Crews | October 22, 2015

    Row-Loff has just added a tasty morsel to their ‘Sicles library with a new festive collection of nine holiday percussion ensembles titled Icesicles.

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  • Alfred’s Professional Piano Teaching

    Naomi Crews | October 22, 2015

    This second volume of Professional Piano Teaching is designed to serve as a basic text for a second-semester or upper-division piano pedagogy course. It provides an overview of learning principles and a thorough approach to essential aspects of teaching intermediate to advanced students.

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  • Hal Leonard Jazz & Blues Piano Methods and First 50 Christmas Carols You Should Play on the Piano

    Naomi Crews | October 22, 2015

    Hal Leonard has just released two new genre-specific methods for piano and keyboard: The Hal Leonard Jazz Piano Method by Mark Davis is a comprehensive and easy-to-use guide designed for anyone interested in playing jazz piano – from the complete novice to the more advanced player who wishes to enhance their keyboard vocabulary.

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  • Tama Superstar Classic

    Naomi Crews | October 22, 2015

    Tama SuperstarAll Superstar Classic features Tama’s signature thin maple shells, along with vintage style low-mass single lugs, and the sustain-enhancing Star-Mount tom mounting system. Triple-flange hoops allow for a more open, resonant sound from the toms and snare, while all-maple bass drum hoops help deliver robust, yet tight bottom-end. 

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  • Williams Overture 2 and Rhapsody 2

    Naomi Crews | October 22, 2015

    Overture 2Williams just introduced two next-generation, 88-key console digital pianos. The Rhapsody 2 and Overture 2 feature exquisite finishes, a new weighted hammer action, high-definition sounds from Williams’ all-new custom sound library, and an impressive feature set.

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  • On-Stage Stands Round Base Microphone Stands

    Naomi Crews | October 22, 2015

    The 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.

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  • AIM Gifts

    Naomi Crews | October 22, 2015Warm up with AIM Gifts Winter Wear line of scarves, hats, and gloves.  With over 100 different winter items to choose from, you will find something for everyone on your holiday list. Pictured are the keyboard knit, pashmina, and cashmere-like notes scarves with fingerless gloves and knit hat. AIM Gifts offers 10,000 different music gift […] Read More...
  • July New Products

    Naomi Crews | July 24, 2015

    Accessories

    D’Addario All-Natural Reed GuardD’Addario All-Natural Cork Grease and Reed Guard

    This premium cork grease is all-natural – made with a unique blend of natural and organic materials. It provides and retains ample, non-greasy lubrication to keep corks at their best and prevent them from breaking down.  

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  • Pictorial: Style and Sound – Uniforms, Footwear, and Field Equipment for 2015

    Naomi Crews | June 11, 2015

    Chloe Dress for girls and youth

    SBO presents some of the latest uniform and footwear designs plus new field equipment for marching bands and color guards from leading manufacturers.

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  • Meredith Music Romantic Encounters for Marimba

    Naomi Crews | June 11, 2015Meredith Music announced the publication of Romantic Encounters for Marimba by Jack Van Geem, edited by Anthony J. Cirone. ISBN 978-1-57463-021-3; $19.95. Romantic guitarist and composer Francisco Tárrega was born in Spain on November 21st 1852. He was trained at the Madrid Conservatory where he studied composition and was proficient on both guitar and piano. Virtuoso marimbist […] Read More...
  • Heritage Encyclopedia of Band Music

    Naomi Crews | June 11, 2015

    Heritage Encyclopedia of Band Music

    The Heritage Encyclopedia of Band Music is now available online.  This online version is constantly being updated and is completely searchable: Need an arrangement of “Pomp and Circumstance” for graduation? Choose from the 37 different arrangements listed! Looking for a tune for a Thanksgiving concert?  The Encyclopedia lists 30 different selections! Looking for a tune by a composer named Williams?  The Encyclopedia lists 82 composers with that name.

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