Instruments & Gear

Impression Splash and China CymbalsZimMusicInc., the exclusive North American distributor of Impression Cymbals, has announced the addition of new splash and China cymbals to the Illuminati Cymbal series.

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Instruments & Gear

Vandoren Black Diamond Ebonite BD5 Clarinet MouthpieceVandoren announced the release of the brand new Black Diamond Ebonite BD5 BH clarinet mouthpiece, available in standard pitch and 13 Series.

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Instruments & Gear

Rovner Platinum LigatureRovner’s only all-metal ligature, the Platinum, is now available in size P-1E to fit BH German string style clarinet mouthpieces and EH clarinet.

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DUO from AirTurnAirTurn announces the DUO wireless 2-pedal foot controller for hands-free page turning, triggering effects, and other applications.

Read more: AirTurn Introduces the DUO for Wireless Hands-Free Tablet Control

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Platinum Ligature, size P-1ERovner announces its Platinum all-metal ligature now comes in size P-1E.

Read more: Rovner Products Platinum Ligature Now Available in New Size

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Jamey Aebersold Jazz Making A Connection With Your SaxophoneJoe Riposo’s book, Making A Connection With Your Saxophone offers teaching techniques to help students physically put into practice what they have learned in the classroom. The premise is that students need to learn to play what is heard and not what they think they see on the printed page.

Read more: New Products - Print & Digital: Jamey Aebersold Jazz Making A Connection With Your Saxophone

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Soundslice For TeachersSoundslice For Teachers, launched in February 2015, is a web application that combines music notation, source recordings, video, and practice tools in a single interface. Teachers can use it to create interactive scores and share them privately with students.

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Meredith Music Sourcebook for Wind Band and Instrumental MusicThe Sourcebook for Wind Band and Instrumental Music is by Frank L. Battisti, William Berz, and Russ Girsberger (ISBN 978-1-57463-177-7, $39.95). This Sourcebook was created to aid directors and teachers in finding the information they need, and expand their general knowledge.

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eMedia LogoMagicScore is a music notation software. Compose, print, arrange, and convert notation to audio with MagicScore. Use it to write sheet music, guitar tabs and chord charts.

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Instruments & Gear

Gator Cases Deluxe PRO-Go SeriesGator Cases deluxe PRO-Go series provides professional level protection for musicians on the go and is now available for brass instruments. With storage room and adjustable, removable, padded backpack straps, the PRO-GO band bags are ideal for the traveling musician.

Read more: Accessories: Gator Cases Deluxe PRO-Go Series

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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