The other day we caught up with Jeff Stockham, one of the music history consultants from Steven Spielberg’s film Lincoln, who showed us some of his favorite Civil War-era brass instruments. Check them out in our video!
Behold: the latest trumpet from Conn-Selmer, showcased at the 2013 NAMM music trade show. This beautiful horn was co-designed by Jose Hernandez, the great mariachi trumpet player. If you’re looking for a bright sound with a clean staccato attack, look no further. For more information, visit the Bach website.
The harmonica is often associated with the blues, but it is also used in jazz, country, rock, pop, and even classical music. A harmonica is classified as a free reed wind instrument (or aerophone) and the way it works is similar to the pipe organ and the accordion, only notes are selected by placing the […]