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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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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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Octave Music Meets Greg Osby - P. Mauriat Saxophone Artist at the Midwest Clinic

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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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The myth of online "discounts"

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Here at Octave Music we believe in offering our customers a fair perception of what is “on Sale” and what items are being sold at are everyday normal prices.  Everyday we try to price our items as low as we can.  There is a miss-conception that some online stores are selling things at huge discounts.  While this might look impressive, it is normally based on a highly inflated MSRP pricing that almost NOBODY sells at. If you go to your local grocery store or clothing store you will not see MSRP on those items, so why should you when you...

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