ONLINE JAZZ LESSONS FROM ARTISTWORKS
Use Code “BESTGIFT20” for 20% OFF a gift card for jazz lessons – and begin the making of a modern music career. Choose lessons with any one of these master Jazz artists: George Whitty, Jazz Piano; Martin Taylor, Jazz Guitar; John Patitucci, Jazz Bass; Andres Oberg, Jazz Guitar; Eric Marienthal, Jazz Saxophone; Chuck Loeb, Jazz Guitar. Buy now at:
B&W STUDIO QUALITY SPEAKERS
The 802 D3 delivers pristine, high-performance sound in any environment. Its Diamond tweeter partners with a Continuum cone to ensure revealing natural sound that will leave you speechless.
THE DEFINITIVE VINCE GUARALDI DELUXE VINYL BOX SET
Four 180-gram LPs containing 31 classic Guaraldi tunes, recorded between 1955-1966, at the height of his creative powers. Includes collectable poster, 16-page booklet of rarely seen photos, & much more.
MICHAEL GIBBS/THE NDR BIG BAND PLAY A BILL FRISELL SET LIST
What happens when one of the greatest big bands, led by one of Bill Frisell’s oldest associates adds Frisell himself to the band? Magic!
D’ADDARIO ALL NATURAL CORK GREASE
This premium cork grease is made with a unique blend that allows the cork to retain its natural structure longer and helps keep your instrument performing at its highest potential.
D’ADDARIO REED GUARDS
Our new reed guards offer a convenient, affordable storage solution designed to securely but gently hold any assortment of Bb and Eb clarinet reeds or soprano and alto saxophone reeds.
GIVE THE GIFT THAT CAN’T BE BEAT: DW DRUMWEAR
Being a drummer isn’t just about the music. It’s also a way of life. Walk to your own beat and wear your attitude on your sleeve. The fresh new line of DW DrumWear has arrived.
KEITH JARRETT: BARBER/BARTOK
KEITH JARRETT: CREATION
“What links these two releases is Jarrett’s virtuosity, rhythmic command and melodic sensitivity that serve him well as both an interpreter of notated music and a spontaneous improviser.” — Associated Press
OTTO LINK VINTAGE BY JJ BABBITT
You asked for the playability and sound of the early Otto Links and we listened. With structural changes both inside and out “the sound” of yesteryear has been recaptured.
JODYJAZZ DV ALTO
One of the most popular Alto sax mouthpieces in the world, the JodyJazz DV Alto is the choice of leading sax players from Boston to Berlin and from Seoul to Sao Paulo. Handcrafted in the JodyJazz factory in Savannah, GA, the DV Alto is extraordinarily free-blowing delivering effortless power and projection with an unusually full tone.
KEN FRANCKLING’S “JAZZ IN THE KEY OF LIGHT”
Eighty of our Finest Jazz Musicians Speak for themselves. Classic photos by Ken Franckling with illuminating quotes from his interviews with the artists. Foreword by Newport Jazz Festival Producer
George Wein. Order this signed hardcover collectors’ item through:
Ken Franckling’s blog
MACSAX UNVEILS NEW BOB SHEPPARD SERIES II SAX MOUTHPIECE
The new Bob Sheppard Series II signature mouthpieces are made to his exact specifications, with
unique chamber, baffle, and body configurations designed to produce a full, rich and complex sound. Hard rubber mouthpieces are available for both alto and tenor sax, in five facings from 6* through 8*.
TWO NEW HOLIDAY RELEASES FROM MCG JAZZ!
Joyful Jazz Pittsburgh Jazz Orchestra with iconic vocalist Freddy Cole
The Hope Of Christmas New Holiday music from Ann Hampton Callaway with lyrics by William Schermerhorn
SOUND LIKE JOE! PLAY LIKE JOE!
With the Joe Locke Vibe Mallet Series by Mike Balter you will sound just like Joe! Model 47R Quick Fly, articulate great for fast passages Model 48R Cross Over, well-rounded workhorse Model 49R Deep Tone, big full sound.
THE ONLY SAXOPHONE FOR ACCOMPLISHED & ASPIRING MUSICIANS
Don’t settle for a “VINTAGE COPY”… choose the only ‘real’ raw BRONZE/BRASS Professional Saxophone: DAKOTA, SDT-XR 92 Tenor or SDA-XR 82 Alto for exceptional performance and design. Unsurpassed intonation, sound projection and ideal response make this saxophone your best choice. $3,775.00/$3,975.00.
RADIAL HAFLER HA15
High performance analog headphone amplifier meticulously designed to produce Hafler’s legendary sound quality with sufficient gain to power any type of headphone. Compact, and ‘plug and play’ easy to use, the HA15 follows Hafler’s 50 year tradition of building the very finest audio products.
SEDO CHORD & MAJOR EARPHONES
Five models, each featuring a distinctive tonal “sweet spot” that will absolutely take your breath away. Jazz Major 7’13 earphones fully articulate the nuance and dyamics of jazz. Perfect companion for a smart phone.
“I love them! It’s like hearing my favorite music fresh again.” —Nil Jones, award-winning record producer and bass player.
TONY CIMOROSI: HORIZON
“Tony Cimorosi turns in a first-rate CD full of great original compositions and burning playing.
I’m proud to be a part of it.”—Randy Brecker
Available at CDBABY and ITunes
VICKICK BEATERS™ DESIGNED FOR UNBEATABLE SOUND
VicKick Beaters™ deliver a sound you didn’t think was possible. Designed with sound quality as the number one priority, from the first beat you’ll hear a difference. In fleece and dual position felt and wood.
THE MUST-HAVE FOR EVERY DRUMMER
Universal Practice Tips from Vic Firth. Rubber tips that fit over virtually all drum set and concert sticks. Great for practice and creating interesting timbres on drums and cymbals. (Includes 2 pairs)
LEGENDARY SOUND, LEGENDARY ARTISTS FROM YAMAHA
Yamaha legendary artists around the world have made invaluable contributions over the past 48 years to the research of sound and musicality of Yamaha drums. Creating the Absolute Hybrid Series, Yamaha’s respected designers and engineers conducted critical evaluations with over one hundred artists and recording engineers to create one of the most expressive drums in the world. Learn more about Yamaha Absolute Hybrid at
GIVE THE GIFT OF QUIET FROM ZILDJIAN
L80 Low Volume Cymbals deliver sounds up to 80% quieter than a traditional cymbal without losing the authentic Zildjian feel. They are ideal for practice rooms, lesson rooms, or low volume gigs.