At Avedis Zildjian headquarters in Norwell, Massachusetts, MMR was recently treated to a sneak preview of products and updates that will be on display at the 2012 Winter NAMM Show.
Sabian’s new OMNI cymbal was developed with Jojo Mayer. The vision for OMNI was to create a cymbal with outstanding sonic contrast both when played on its own or with other cymbals.
The Sabian has released their new and improved B8 Pro series cymbals. The new B8 Pro series is said to be richer sounding, with a complexity of tone typically associated with cymbals at a much higher price point. It opens up when hit hard, but now also delivers when played lightly.
Kingstar is offering a new line of Crossrock cases for tenor sax, alto sax, trumpet, and trombone. The styled bags feature sturdy new designs and are available with either a molded hard wood frame or fabric glass construction. They also have molded neck and mouthpieces sections and an interior storage compartment.
The full collection of Madarozzo electric guitars and basses is now available in North America. The collection is comprised of the MadRose, MadRose Flamed Maple Top, and MadChilli bass guitar. All Madarozzo instruments are true custom boutique instruments designed top to bottom by luthier and guitar builder Jerry Auerswald.