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Brass & Woodwinds

JAMS Music offers sales and rentals of brass and woodwind instruments. When considering what instrument to purchase, the best thing to do is come and try out various models.  Selection of a quality student, intermediate, and professional level instruments can be an enjoyable experience and give you the instrument you need to grow as a musician and express your creativity. Find out what your needs are in the short term, and long term, and buy accordingly! Remember, a quality, brand-name instrument will be more reliable, generally require less maintenance, and more cost-effective over its life.  Most importantly, and this is particularly important for beginning level instruments, they’ll sound better, feel better, and be easier to play. All of these features lead to a more enjoyable playing experience. If you’re just starting out, or a seasoned professional, JAMS Music has the quality instruments for you.

JAMS Music is an authorized retailer for the following instrument brands. available for purchase or special order (subject to change). We agree and adhere to each brand’s selling agreement terms.

Brands We Carry

Conn-Selmer family of brands:

  • Armstrong
  • Bach
  • Conn
  • Holton
  • King
  • LeBlanc
  • Ludwing
  • Musser
  • Scherl & Roth
  • Selmer USA
  • Selmer Paris
  • Yanagisawa

Buffet-Crampon family of brands

  • Antoine Cortois
  • Besson
  • Buffet-Crampon Paris
  • B&S
  • Hans Hoyer
  • J. Scherzer Trumpets
  • Keilwerth
  • Melton Meinl Weston
  • Vernon Powell Flutes
  • W. Schreiber


  • Gemeinhardt
  • Roy Seaman

KHS America

  • Jupiter Band Instruments

These brands are recognized by school band directors and private teachers as being reliable instruments that sounds and feel great. They provide a beginning musician years of service with the piece of mind that they’ve made a good investment.

Used Instruments

Please call or stop by the store to see our selection of used and consigned brass and woodwind instruments.


Questions can be sent to JAMS Music Band Department Head and Band Instrument Repair Technician, Ian Hart at

Remember that First Guitar


"This is my go-to music store. My two kids have taken guitar lessons here, and both loved it...I would give them six stars if I could."

Mark K.
San Ramon, CA

"Just used JAMS Music to repair my daughter's flute. Ian, the brass & woodwind repair tech is excellent. He knows what he's doing and is very ethical. I won't hesitate to bring my future business back there!"

Linda K.
Dublin, CA

"It was about time for the Tri-Valley to get a really top-notch music store.  I have been going to JAMS Music for a little over 2 years, and the place gets better every time I go in...I am a very happy and satisfied customer, and recommend JAMS Music to all my musician friends.  It an absolutely wonderful and friendly environment, and they are very easy to do business with.  

Gail E.
Livermore, CA

"All of the staff were welcoming and always answered my questions thoroughly.  I highly recommend these guys."

Steve B.
San Ramon, CA

"I commuted here all the way from Stockton because of the high praise this place has on Yelp. From my recent experience, JAMS Music has totally exceeded my expectations."

Andy D.
Ripon, CA