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Alto Saxophone - Jazz Mouthpieces - Comparing 3 Models

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Today we decided to compare 3 very different alto sax jazz mouthpieces. Each has its' place in different styles of jazz playing. From brilliant and loud to dark, and round, we are sure one of these mouthpieces will fit your style of playing. The first mouthpiece in our comparison is the Lebayle Metal Jazz Chamber alto sax mouthpiece in a 7*. This mouthpiece offers a nice full sound reminiscent of a metal Otto Link mouthpiece. With a little extra effort this mouthpiece can be pushed for lead playing, or lay off to blend well in the mix. A versatile mouthpiece...

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Winter NAMM 2015 - Preview

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The world's largest music equipment show is almost here. Winter NAMM 2015 hits January 21-25 in Anaheim California. Octave Music will be there! We will be posting updates to our social media sites all during the show. Make sure to like us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter, follow us on Instagram, subscribe to our YouTube page. Things to look for: Jody Jazz - Will we have a new Jet mouthpiece for tenor saxophone? Will the Giant Series mouthpiece line expand? Washburn Guitars - As an Elite Washburn dealer it will be interesting to see what new products will be...

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New Brick And Mortar Store

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Octave Music is pleased to announce that we have opened a brick and mortar storefront. We will continue to offer all of our music items online and in our new storefront. The new location is located at 59466 County Road 113, Elkhart, IN 46517.  With this new storefront we will offer quality musical instruments, musical instrument accessories, music, lessons, and repairs. We invite you to stop on in and visit us. Hours: Tuesday - Friday:  4:30-7:00PM Saturday  10:00AM-3:00PM

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3 Most Important Specs When Looking At Purchasing a Saxophone Mouthpiece

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There are 3 important items to look at when purchasing a saxophone mouthpiece, Material, Tip Opening, and baffle. Here is a breakdown of why these are important: Material The material that a mouthpiece is made of can greatly influence the sound of a mouthpiece. Harder mouthpiece materials tend to have a brighter and more projecting sound. Softer mouthpiece materials tend to have a darker sound that provides less projection. Plastic: Plastic mouthpieces tend to be less expensive. Because of they are affordable and quite durable they tend to make great entry level mouthpieces for students. They tend to have a...

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Jody Jazz Now Available!

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  We are pleased to announce that Jody Jazz mouthpieces are now available from Octave Music. These free blowing mouthpieces offer great intonation and rich tone throughout the range of the instrument. Their high quality control insures that you will be happy with every Jody Jazz Mouthpiece you order. Please checkout the selection of these fine mouthpieces HERE. Order yours today!

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