Instruments & Gear

The D'Addario Select Jazz Marble Mouthpiece features a medium chamber and facing length, and is milled, not molded, from solid rod rubber using D’Addario’s precise computer-controlled mouthpiece-making technology.

Read more: The Select Jazz Marble Mouthpiece from D'Addario

Instruments & Gear

Careers Through Music, Building Employable Skills in Your Music Class is a new innovative tool for music educators that highlights valuable skills developed in ensemble and music classes.

Read more: 'Careers Through Music' from Alfred Music

Instruments & Gear

Galaxy Audio’s TQ6 PA is compact, weighing under 10 pounds, yet offering a dependable performance and versatile features that make it an ideal choice for classroom teachers.

Read more: Galaxy Audio's TQ6 PA

Instruments & Gear

BG Franck Bichon has added red and white neck straps to their line of the conventional BG neck straps, while still maintaining the traditional black models.

Read more: New Colored Straps from BG Franck Bichon

Instruments & Gear

Row-Loff's new marching percussion catalog for 2018 offers cadences and features, including a new easy cadence collection from David England titled, "Track N' Feel" which includes score, parts and a performance CD.

Read more: Row-Loff's Marching Percussion Catalog

Instruments & Gear

American Way Marketing has introduced a new line of Faxx synthetic double reeds.

Read more: Faxx Reeds

Instruments & Gear

Chasing Sunlight was inspired by the experience of driving west into the setting sun, and offers a steady eighth note motif throughout the piece that represents this sense of urgency, while the soaring, lyrical themes depict the warmth and radiance of the sun low in the sky.

Read more: 'Chasing Sunlight' from Cait Nishmura Music

Instruments & Gear

Paceline is a 4-minute show piece designed to feature the virtuosic range and skills of a trombone soloist while accompanied by developing musicians in a scholastic ensemble.

Read more: 'Paceline for Solo and Trombone and Band' from TSG Musicworks

Instruments & Gear

Guardian's new 16 Series cases offer 5-ply construction, 12mm black plush padding, hidden stitch interior construction, and four latches.

Read more: New Cases from Guardian

Instruments & Gear

Hal Leonard's the Bass Fitness and Guitar Fitness apps are based on the books of the same name by composer, bassist, and author Josquin Des Pres.

Read more: Hal Leonard's Bass Fitness and Guitar Fitness Apps

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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