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The Birth of the BRUTE ® Saxophone

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In 2007 Cannonball started experimenting with a new finish for their saxophones. The result: “The Brute”

We share the story of how the idea came to be and the steps to perfect the finish in this article. Continue reading The Birth of the BRUTE ® Saxophone

Cannonball makes a splash at 2012 World Sax Congress

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Cannonball is pleased to announce the appearance of our artists at the 2012 World Saxophone Congress in beautiful Saint Andrews Scottland, UK. Continue reading Cannonball makes a splash at 2012 World Sax Congress

The Two Tenors: Pete Christlieb and Don Menza on the Cannonball Stage

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Powerhouse virtuosos Pete Christlieb and Don Menza have a friendship that goes back many decades. They are two of the most accomplished and well-known living legends in jazz. Individually, they are outstanding tenor saxophonists– but when Pete and Don perform together, they feed off of each other and take the energy to an entirely new level. We brought them together for a live performance on the Cannonball Stage at the 2011 Salt Lake City International Jazz Festival, and captured the tour de force on film to share with our fans and add to the pages of jazz history. Continue reading The Two Tenors: Pete Christlieb and Don Menza on the Cannonball Stage