The Phil Jones Bass C2 is a 200-watt, shoebox-size cabinet with two 5-inch speakers engineered to handle the full spectrum and dynamic range of a bass guitar. The C2 is powerful and clear, with lightning-fast transient ability. It can be used as a standalone cabinet or in combination with other PJB 8-ohm cabinets, or with combos including the PJB C4, C8, C27 and BG-400 Suitcase Compact. It measures 12.5 by 8 by 11 inches and weighs 16 pounds.
The DG30 digital piano combines Kawai’s Responsive Hammer III keyboard action with the Shigeru Kawai SK-EX concert grand piano sound to deliver an authentic grand piano playing experience. Structural reinforcements minimize noise and key wobble, and a springless design allows for smooth movement. The DG30 features a powerful four-speaker sound system developed in collaboration with Onkyo. It comes in a beautiful grand piano-like cabinet for a modern, luxurious appearance.
JodyJazz has introduced the HR* Custom Dark Alto Saxophone mouthpiece. The premium mouthpiece is made from proprietary Chedeville Rubber, which is softer than regular hard rubber and imparts a beautiful, rich, warm sound.
Hal Leonard has published Charlie Parker: The Complete Scores box set. The collection features a hardcover book with 40 note-for-note transcriptions for all instruments that played on each iconic track, including alto saxophone, trumpet, piano, bass and drums. Tunes include “Anthropology,” “Au Privave,” “Billie’s Bounce,” “Blues For Alice,” “Donna Lee,” “Ornithology,” “Scrapple From The Apple,” “Yardbird Suite” and more. It comes packaged in a protective slipcase, making it an ideal keepsake for musicians as well as Bird fans.
Sequential has added support for user-created wavetables to its Pro 3 multi-filter mono synthesizer. A hybrid instrument, the Pro 3 features two VCOs plus a third, digital oscillator with 32 permanent factory wavetables. Sequential’s web-based utility Wavetable Generator allows users to convert up to 16 single-cycle waves into a Pro 3-compatible wavetable and load it into any of the 32 user wavetable slots on the synth.