I remember getting my first neck strap, putting it on, and being a little confused as to why this was such an integral part of saxophone playing, especially when still using a beginner sax. Tons of companies make neck-straps, some with padding, some without, some… Read More »Sax Neck Straps, How Important Are They?
Looking for a cane reed that will follow along in all your musical development? With a competitive price and overall good quality, the brand manufacturer of reeds “Gonzalez” is a quality affordable option often considered by many sax or clarinet players. We expose in this… Read More »Gonzalez Reeds – Local Jazz 627 Model
What mouthpiece should I play? This is one of the most asked questions by trumpet players of all levels. For many experienced players, the quest for the perfect mouthpiece leads them only to paralysis through over-analysis. They constantly switch between the extremes of mouthpieces without… Read More »Trumpet Mouthpieces – Start Here if You Are a Beginner
If you are beginning to play the bassoon, or already have the instrument but are looking to store it as safely as possible, we’ve gathered useful information for you. A case, also called a gig bag, is one of the most important accessories for bassoon… Read More »Bassoon Cases and Gig Bags – What to Know Before Buying
The Tuba is a musical instrument of the brass family with a somehow recent history when compared to other band instruments. There are tubas of various types, but mostly they consist of a cylindrical tube bent over itself ending in a bell-shaped hood. Equipped with… Read More »Tuba History – Origins and Evolution
Marching bands are often an integral part of sporting events as well as parades. They are used in high school and college athletic events, in some specific marching competitions, as well as in some other types of festivals and community gatherings. They are a very… Read More »Marching Band – What to Know Before Buying Instruments
Renting vs buying a musical instrument is a crucial decision that will have an impact on your pocket as well as ensuring your children have long-lasting enjoyment of their musical instrument or quit after a short period due to frustrations. If you are looking for the perfect option between renting and buying a band instrument, this article gives you a clearer idea of both options, detailing each advantage and disadvantage.