Instruments

Eric Dolphy Bass Clarinet

The Amazing Eric Dolphy: Top Bass Clarinet Player

Alto saxophonist, flutist, and bass clarinetist Eric (Allen) Dolphy (1928-1964) was single-handedly responsible for introducing the bass clarinet to jazz as a viable solo instrument. Eric Dolphy and his bass clarinet was a key figure on New York’s early avant-garde scene, and he made formative contributions to the music of John Coltrane and Charles Mingus. He …

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Bufet Crampon Logo

buffet crampon clarinet serial numbers

With Buffet clarinets long history, sometimes figuring out the model and serial number can be exhilarating, principally for the potential thrill of discovering that the Buffet clarinet in your hands might be a rare and valuable model! In 1825, Denis Buffet-Auger began a clarinet workshop in Paris. In 1871, Leon Crampon became a partner and …

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Buffet Crampon Paris R13 Festival Professional Bb Wood 57

Buffet Crampon R13 Clarinet

The legendary R13 Clarinet is the most well-known of the Buffet Crampon clarinets. It is often an automatic choice of many serious musicians. These clarinets are suitable for all types of musicians including students, professionals, teachers and soloists. Whether played in an orchestra, chamber group or marching band, this range has taken the composers’, conductors’ …

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Mellotron VST

The music computer industry has experienced great growth in recent years with the development of environments virtual sound  creations like the mellotron VST, which are oriented to the average and semi-professional consumer. The attractive graphic interfaces of many of these tools remind the design of video games in the same way that recent hardware control …

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