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My Brass Instrument Smells Funny

My Brass Instrument Smells Funny

My Brass Instrument Smells Funny “I have been playing a brass instrument for several months now and there is a funny smell coming out of it, what do I do?”  Many students do not keep their instruments clean; this then...

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Developing Tone in a Beginning Trumpet Player

Developing Tone in a Beginning Trumpet Player

Developing Tone in a Beginning Trumpet Player In my first blog I am going to talk about a few methods to help develop a strong trumpet sound in almost all beginning trumpet players.  A couple of reminders: 1. These concepts...

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Walrus Audio - Julia Pedal - PreOrder Now

Walrus Audio - Julia Pedal - PreOrder Now

Looking for an amazing Chorus pedal? Look into getting the Julia pedal from Walrus Audio, as a bonus this pedal has a vibrato feature. The Julia is a fully analog, feature-rich chorus/vibrato packed with a wide array of tonal landscapes...

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Reverend Billy Corgan Signature Model Guitar

Reverend Billy Corgan Signature Model Guitar

 We are really excited about this new guitar from Reverend Guitars. The Billy Corgan Signature model was so popular at the recent NAMM Show that it received a “best of show” award. This guitar features signature Railhammer pickups, that combine...

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5 Wind Instrument Christmas Ideas Under $50

5 Wind Instrument Christmas Ideas Under $50

Upgraded Reeds Consider upgrading to higher quality reeds. Premium reeds for clarinet players include the new Vandoren V21 reeds or the D’Addario Reserve reeds. These reeds allow for Immediate response and depth of tone. Consistency is improved in all registers. For...

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Winter NAMM 2015 Review - Part 1

The winter NAMM show is always a great event to experience and find the latest music gear. This is where all the manufacturers announce their latest products. In our next couple of posts we will share some of the new...

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Winter NAMM 2015 - Preview

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...

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New Brick And Mortar Store

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...

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