Instruments & Gear

Martin Authentic Acoustic strings are engineered with the performer in mind and they will always stand up to rigorous practice and performance schedules.

Read more: Martin Guitars’ New Strings

Instruments & Gear

The Pure Tone Barrel Jack is comprised entirely of highly-conductive copper and with greater surface area at all contact points.

Read more: Pure Technologies’ Pure Tone Barrel Jack

Instruments & Gear

Sean McGowan’s expertly arranged book Fingerstyle Jazz Guitar Solos includes standard notation and tab for solo guitar for a dozen songs.

Read more: 'Fingerstyle Jazz Guitar Solos from Hal Leonard

Instruments & Gear

This new ukulele model from Amahi, the DDUK11, is a soprano ukulele with a mahogany top, back and sides, and a satin finish.

Read more: DDUK11 Ukulele from Amahi

Instruments & Gear

Légère Reeds’ newest and smallest reed is The Signature Series for Sopranino Saxophone.

Read more: The Signature Series Reeds from Légère Reeds

Instruments & Gear

Jazz Scores and Analysis, Vol.1 by Richard Lawn features full annotated scores, analysis, lead sheet reduction, and interviews and much more.

Read more: New Releases from Sher Music

Instruments & Gear

Alfred Music’s new choral arrangements from Smallfoot include Perfection, Moment of Truth, and Wonderful Life. Each is a delightful, energetic performance piece that teachers, students, and audiences will love.

Read more: Alfred’s 'Smallfoot' Choral Arrangements

Instruments & Gear

The MA-2 electronic metronome performs all key functions of a standard metronome, this time with a larger display and enhanced volume for easier detection.

Read more: The MA-2 Electronic Metronome from KORG

Instruments & Gear

Daisy Rock’s 12 new guitar straps are made from select cotton with suede and leather ends, and come in a variety of pink, purple, and black two-tone swirls, checkerboards, and print patterns.

Read more: New Accessories from Daisy Rock

Instruments & Gear

The Rimpitch C2 from KORG is an evolution of KORG’s innovative acoustic guitar tuner, now in an even more compact package.

Read more: The Rimpitch C2 from KORG

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!

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