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Rotary Experience
Hammond’s Leslie Pedal encompasses profiles of the three most popular Leslie cabinets plus the Hammond PR-40 tone cabinet. Derived from the Digital Leslie onboard Hammond’s Sk series keyboards, the compact pedal adds a distinctive rotary speaker effect to any instrument that uses a 1/4-inch cable.
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Rainbow Keys
Korg is offering a run of keyboards in limited-edition colors. The MicroKorg synth-vocoder is available in a gold finish, and the 61-key version of the Krome Music Workstation (pictured) is available in red, blue and gold.
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Now Ear This
Westone has debuted the UM Pro series of in-ear monitors for professional musicians. The UM Pro series models 10, 20 and 30 are handcrafted and are suitable for stage or studio use.
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Jamjuree Aspirations
Latin Percussion has added a 12.5-inch diameter djembe to its Aspire series. Jamjuree wood features a deep, rich grain that is accented with a satin finish.
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Humidity Control
MusicNomad has introduced The Humitar, an acoustic guitar humidifier. The Humid-i-Bar insert holds 10 times its weight in water and has anti-drip properties.
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Education Guide
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Where to Study
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Student Music Awards
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38th Annual
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SMA Archive

Toolshed Archive

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Jazz Camp
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Jazz must not be the property of an elite few who possess a vast knowledge of the music’s history, performers, nuances and intricacies. But since jazz is a very advanced art form and has such a rich history, it’s important to have a grounding in this tradition to fully understand and appreciate what’s happening…   More


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