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General Tuba-Euphonium Blog

  1. Opinions about Euphonium Brands

  2. One-Size-Fits-All Tuba Recommendation

    I recently asked a number of top professional tubists in the U.S. for some advice on behalf of a student. The student wants an E-flat tuba that is large enough to use in an orchestral setting but small enough to use for solos, jazz, and chamber ensembles. I got some great advice, and it boiled down to two "best" choices: the Willson E-flat and the Besson E-flat. The Willson got a couple more votes, but both horns were highly regarded.
  3. New CD by Jon Sass

    JON SASS - Sassified

    Jon's playing on this CD has gotten rave reviews from world-famous artists. His unique style is very refreshing - he is one of a kind! Click the link that follows to go to Jon's web site (which will open in a new window):

    www.jonsass.com/sassified.html
  4. Polishing the Other Pieces

    In addition to polishing the visible parts of you horn, you should pay attention to the parts you can't see. The tuning slides should be polished from time to time...



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  5. New Jazz Euphonium CD by Tom Ball

    Denver (Colorado) euphoniumist Tom Ball has created a new CD of jazz. Very fine playing, and in a style different from the way you usually hear a euphonium. Learn more and hear sound clips by clicking the link that follows (which will open in a new brower window): www.cdbaby.com/cd/tball
  6. Polishing Tips for silver

    Many people have asked me how to polish silver instruments. You need to do two things. First you need to clean and polish the horn, and second you need to keep the tarnish from coming back very soon.



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