Embouchure fatigue is a problem among some clarinet players. The embouchure is a frequent site for fatigue, but it shouldn’t be. Such fatigue happens when the muscles in your mouth become tired after playing clarinet for a long period of time. Constantly pressing down on… Read More »Getting Clarinet Embouchure Fatigue? 6 Ways to Overcome It
Occasionally we might need to replace our children’s older equipment or even our used musical instruments, and get updated gears. In other scenarios, we just don’t use them anymore and are willing just to know what are they valued at right now. It could be… Read More »Selling Used Band Instruments
The Piccolo is a half-sized flute, being the tiniest instrument in the woodwind section of a band. Comparable to the size of some 6-hole flutes. It plays the highest notes of the woodwind family, playing an octave higher than those of the concert flute. It… Read More »The Piccolo and Its Differences From the Flute
In this post, we clarify the return policy from Woodwind & Brasswind, one of the major instrument marketplaces online. Even though they can be called on the phone or the website checked, sometimes it’s not possible to talk with their support or the website is… Read More »Woodwind & Brasswind Return Policy
The Pocket Trumpet is a small handheld instrument that produces a unique sound. It’s used primarily for teaching beginners how to play the trumpet. There are many different types of pocket trumpets available. Some are made out of plastic, some metal, and others wood. They… Read More »What Is A Pocket Trumpet?
There are many reasons for selling a used saxophone, whether it’s just because you or your child doesn’t play it anymore, there is a need to upgrade to another sax or you are changing to another band instrument. Depending on the conditions, your instrument is… Read More »Selling Used Saxophones
Learning the saxophone is like anything you do. You start slow and gradually build momentum. If you want to become proficient, there are some things that you must learn. But once you master the basics, you’ll be able to improvise and compose music. One of… Read More »Is the Saxophone Hard to Learn?
Buying a used clarinet can be an intimidating task for new clarinet players. We help you understand what to look for when buying a used model, where you can buy them, and how much should you pay. How much are used clarinets worth? Where to… Read More »What to Know When Buying a Used Clarinet
You may have heard about synthetic reeds being used for some instruments, including clarinets. But what is the big deal with such material? What are the differences between synthetic reeds when compared to cane reeds? Are they better or worse? And are they worth trying? We’ll… Read More »Synthetic Clarinet Reeds