Johnson Band

Welcome to the Johnson Band page on
Below you will find supplies that Mr. Taylor would like his students to have. Scroll down to find your instrument and click on the link to view books and accessories you can purchase on this site. NOTE: The shopping cart button can only be accessed on this page and the instrument pages below once an item has been added to the cart.

Band Supply List

  1. A quality instrument in good working condition, proper reeds, mouthpiece, oil, sticks and cleaning kit. Clarinet and Saxes please use Vandoren reeds. Percussion players please use Vic Firth SD1 General sticks.
  2. All 7th and 8th grade students should consider buying an advanced mouthpiece (it really makes a huge difference in your sound).
  3. Essential Elements – Method Book depending on your class level (6th, 7th, 8th)
  4. 4 standard #2 pencils with an eraser (mechanical pencils are NOT allowed). Keep 1 in your folder at all times, store the other 3 in your instrument case.
  5. A wire music stand for home practice and concerts.
  6. A spit rag, towel or cleaning cloth.
  7. Buy a tuner & metronome – I recommend the Korg tuner CA-30 (cost approx. $20) and the Qwicktime metronome QT3 (cost approx. $16)
  8. Percussionist – please read the section about percussion on the recommended instrument list. This will explain what you need to have for class.

Delivery Option:

If you would like your order to be dropped off at Johnson Middle School, follow the instructions below. A store representative typically delivers to Johnson once a week, usually on Wednesday. If you would like your order to be delivered by the following Wednesday, be sure to order by 6:00 PM on the Tuesday before.

  1. When filling in the shipping address, type your student’s name under first name and last name. Type the name of the school under “Company” and fill in the address of the school.
  2. When choosing a Shipping Method, select “Deliver to Local School (Louisville Area Only).”
  3. Enter card information and select “Use a different billing address.” This is where you will enter the information (name and address) of the card holder.
  4. An email will be sent to the email address provided in the order to serve as confirmation and will include an estimated delivery date.

CAUTIONWhen using payments such as Apple Pay or PayPal, your shipping and billing address may be changed to a default setting. Be sure your shipping address does not change after selecting method of payment.