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Instruments & Gear

  • Remo Dorado Cajon/Powerstroke 77 Snare Drumhead

    Mike Lawson | January 3, 2015

    Remo’s Dorado Cajons are designed and handcrafted in California using Birch wood and two sets of three compression springs with over 400 coils each. The Dorado Cajon uses a traditional Fixed Faceplate construction.

    This process seals the drum completely and enables the bass tones to resonate naturally. Two finishes available are available: all Natural or Amber body with a Natural face. Each drum measures 11-3/8" X 11-5/8" X 18-7/8”. The Natural model’s MSRP is $269 and the Amber model’s MSRP is $289.

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  • Vandoren V21 Clarinet Reed

    Mike Lawson | January 3, 2015A thick blank American-cut reed, the V21 is available for B-flat clarinet only in sizes 2½, 3, 3½, 3½+, 4, 4½, and 5. dansr.com   Read More...
  • Phaeton Flugelhorn

    Mike Lawson | January 3, 2015Phaeton Flugelhorns are now available in four finishes: Silver Plate, Rose Brass Lacquer, Matte Black Onyx, and Gloss Black Onyx. All models have the same mechanical specs and come standard in an oversized wood case covered in Classic Tweed fabric with solid brass hardware. All models are outfitted with 18K Gold top/bottom caps and finger […] Read More...
  • Gibraltar Second Generation Strap Drive Cajon Pedal

    Mike Lawson | January 3, 2015Gibraltar Drum Hardware has made subtle but essential changes to its Strap Drive Cajon Pedal. This pedal allows the drummer to use a cajon like a bass drum. Changes include fixed-position cable housings that keep the cable inline, along with fixed-adjust CAM. The Strap Drive Cajon Pedal comes with the primary pedal and cable-mounted beater. […] Read More...
  • JodyJazz GIANT Tenor George Garzone Signature Models

    Mike Lawson | January 3, 2015JodyJazz announced the addition of two new models to their recently launched GIANT Tenor range of mouthpieces. Working with tenor saxophonist George Garzone, the company has developed the GIANT Tenor 9* and 10* models, both of which will be launched as George Garzone “Signature” models. Launched with 6*, 7*, 8 and 8* tip openings, the […] Read More...
  • Facet Series Signature Series Mute

    Mike Lawson | January 3, 2015This Signature Series mute was created for and is endorsed by Orbert Davis and the Chicago Jazz Philharmonic. It features a combination of Padauk and Walnut hardwoods. facetmutes.com   Read More...
  • Toca Percussion Entry-Level Colorsound Cajons

    Mike Lawson | January 3, 2015The cajon is an entry-level instrument for all aspiring drummers at any age. Toca Percussion proudly presents a new cajon for every budget. Toca’s Colorsound Cajons are available in five vibrant colors – blue, green, pink, red, and white – and are 17-inches H X 11-inches X 11-inches D. MSRP: $149. TocaPercussion.com   Read More...
  • Gretsch Drums Renown Walnut/Birch

    Mike Lawson | January 3, 2015

    Each Renown Walnut drum features 6-ply North American walnut shells (walnut/maple/walnut), with 30-degree bearing edges, and is available in Gloss Natural and Walnut/Black Fade with natural interior shell. Drums are finished with chrome hardware including die-cast tom and snare hoops.

    The kit includes two tom clamps, non-drilled bass drum, hinged brackets, and ultra-low profile tom suspension system. Toms come with Remo clear Emperors, batter side, and Gretsch by Remo clear Ambassadors resonant side. Bass drum batter-side is shipped with Remo clear Powerstroke 3 and Gretsch coated white heads with muffle ring resonant side. 

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  • iCA Chair Caddy

    Mike Lawson | January 3, 2015The portable Chair Caddy from iCA is a way for musicians, and anyone sitting on a chair, to have their music accessories (reeds, mutes, swabs, grease, picks, resin…) or personal items (cell phone, water bottle, wallet, keys…) close at hand. The chair caddy is portable with its zip-up pockets that fold into a carry bag […] Read More...
  • iCA Soft Cover for Brass & Woodwind Instruments

    Mike Lawson | January 3, 2015Soft covers are made from a quilted fabric much like a jacket and are portable. The cover has a ring sewn into the bottom allowing the cover to keep its shape (oval or cylindrical). The cover also has an exterior sleeve that houses a removable pole on the side of the cover to keep the […] Read More...
  • New, Weighted KickPro Pillows

    Mike Lawson | January 3, 2015The KickPro combines a weighted core with a non-skid, rubberized bottom and a fleece cover. This design allows the Pillow to be positioned with as much or as little contact with the bass drum head as desired yet keeps it securely in place without applying adhesives to the drum. KickPro Pillows are available now and […] Read More...
  • PinchClip Available In 3-Packs

    Mike Lawson | January 3, 2015PinchClip (patent pending), the accessory that replaces wingnuts on cymbal stands and hi-hats, is now available in a reusable zip-lock bag that contains three clips and comes in a choice of black or red. The packaging also features information on how to use the PinchClips. PinchClip is a stainless-steel flange, which gives drummers a way […] Read More...
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