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Jody Jazz reboots Chedeville Mouthpieces

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Jody Jazz acquired the Chedeville mouthpiece company in 2018. This year at NAMM 2019 they debuted the new Elite clarinet mouthpieces and the RC Series classical saxophone mouthpieces. Made from a proprietary more pure rod ebonite recreates the great rod rubber of legendary pre-world war II Chedeville mouthpieces. These premium Chedeville Rubber mouthpieces will bear the "CHR" mark indicating it is made from genuine Chedeville Rubber. The Clarinet mouthpieces create a beautiful warm tone with excellent control and intonation. The saxophone mouthpieces feature a medium length "Chedeville facing curve", it produces warm yet strong, full tone. The Chedeville saxophone mouthpieces are...

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Five Common Mistakes Of Young Trumpet Players

Posted by Andrew Christophel at

My Top 5 Problems This article is about the five most common mistakes young trumpet players have.  I will address the mistakes, what causes them, why they can create a problem and ideas to help fix them.  Remember that this article is opinion based and the solutions proposed may not help every person with or problem.  Breathing and Air Use In my opinion most young students do not use enough air when they play.  I remember being in several trumpet master classes where the professional that was leading the class would have a young player come up and play for...

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New Brick And Mortar Store

Posted by Jeffrey Kamp at

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

Posted by Jeffrey Kamp at

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!

Posted by Jeffrey Kamp at

  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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