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GearHead: The Latest Instruments & Accessories

New from Korg, Fender, Yamaha, Roland and more

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Yamaha's redesigned Recording Custom Series drums
Mindi Abair custom alto saxophone mouthpiece by Theo Wanne
Roland JC-01 Jazz Chorus Bluetooth speaker

Roland JC-01 Jazz Chorus Bluetooth Speaker

For fans of Roland’s super-loud, squeaky-clean line of Jazz Chorus amps, this new wireless Bluetooth speaker will be a must-have before it’s even turned on. (Let’s put it another way: Even as a paperweight, it’s pretty neat.) But the crossover extends to sound as well: This rechargeable-battery-operated gem includes real three-band EQ, a high-def sound field and a built-in mic that facilitates hands-free talking. $199 online. rolandus.com

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