Band & Orchestra

Important Jazz Saxophone Players Through History

Important Jazz Saxophone Players Through History

When Adolphe Sax invented the saxophone in 1841, he couldn’t possibly have imagined how popular the instrument would one day become. The guitar may be the main instrument in rock and roll,…

Upgrade Your Flute: Beginner vs. Intermediate Flutes

When a child initially takes an interest in learning to play the flute, parents often opt to purchase or rent a basic instrument, and with good reason. While there are numerous benefits…

When Is It Time to Step Up Your Instrument?

Whether your child is enrolled in private music lessons or is involved in band or orchestra at school, chances are they’re playing a beginner-level instrument. It’s not uncommon for budding musicians to…

Upgrade Your Sound: Essential Orchestral String Accessories

Whether you play the cello, the violin, the viola, or the double bass, high-quality orchestral string accessories are the most important purchase besides the instrument itself. From stands and bows to cleaning…

5 Stocking Stuffer Ideas for Trombone Players 2020

Trombone players are special people, but since you’re reading this you probably already knew that. Whether the one in your life is a promising student or a seasoned player, there’s no better…

Stocking Stuffer Ideas for Trumpet Players

5 Stocking Stuffer Ideas for Viola Players 2020

The holiday season is here, and Christmas is right around the corner. If you have a special viola player on your list, and have no idea whatsoever what to get them, you’ve…

5 Stocking Stuffer Ideas for Flute Players 2020

The holiday season is here, and Christmas is right around the corner. Literally. If you put off your Christmas shopping until the very last minute, and have no idea what to get…

VENN Advanced Synthetic Reeds – Back, and Better Than Ever

Despite global events in 2020 that forced much of the music industry to pause or to reduce production, D’Addario Woodwinds has remained consummately dedicated to bringing players one of the most innovative…

5 Stocking Stuffer Ideas for Clarinet Players 2020

Depending on how you look at it, purchasing gifts for musicians can be really easy, or really difficult. Whether the clarinetist in your life is your best friend, your child, or a…

5 Stocking Stuffer Ideas for Trumpet Players 2020

If you’re reading this, you’re a last-minute shopper who needs to find a Christmas gift stat! If you put off your Christmas shopping until the very last minute, and have no idea…