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Instruments & Gear

In the same fashion as tablature, KeyTab was created to help piano players learn chords, progressions, and complete songs quickly, while getting the feel for the instrument in a positive manner.

Read more: KeyTab from Rock House

Instruments & Gear

Cannonball celebrates 25 years in business with a new special-edition model of the popular Big Bell Stone Series saxophones.

Read more: Anniversary Edition Saxophone from Cannonball

Instruments & Gear

Hosa face masks use a polyester outer layer, cotton inner layer, and come with one 5-layer filter which can be easily replaced.

Read more: Face Masks from Hosa Technology

Instruments & Gear

Following its acquisition of the famed Rousseau Mouthpiece company, JodyJazz has completed its relaunch of the Rousseau mouthpiece range.

Read more: Relaunched Rousseau Mouthpieces

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Combining Kawai’s Responsive Hammer keyboard action and Harmonic Imaging sound technologies, the ES920 (pictured) and new mid-range ES520 reproduces the touch and tone of a concert grand piano, providing an authentic, rewarding playing experience for musicians of all abilities.

Read more: ES920 and ES520 Digital Pianos from Kawai

Instruments & Gear

JodyJazz continues to expand the selection of POWER RING Ligature series with the introduction of the HRS1 (24 Kt Gold-Plated) and HRS1S (Silver-Plated) Soprano models.

Read more: Soprano POWER RING Ligatures from JodyJazz

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Adoro’s Silent Beater is a bass drum beater designed to cut bass drum volume in half without muting the drum.

Read more: Adoro’s Silent Beater and Silent E-Sticks

Instruments & Gear

TRX Cymbals has released a limited edition, four-piece set the popular AIR Series low-volume cymbals with a custom, Sky-Blue finish.

Read more: Limited-Edition CRX AIR Low-Volume Cymbal Sets

Instruments & Gear

Yamaha’s DTX6 Series of electronic provides drummers of every level with a perfect solution for quiet practice, rehearsal, recording and education.

Read more: Yamaha’s DTX6 Electronic Drums Series

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D’Addario Accessories’ new Joe Satriani Swivel Straps swivel out of any tangle to keep your strap from popping off your instrument while always keeping you in comfort and style.

Read more: Joe Satriani Swivel Straps from D’Addario

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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