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  1. Thread: FS: Alto Horn

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    Congrats!

    Congrats!
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    Hey, thanks! I had not heard that one before. ...

    Hey, thanks! I had not heard that one before. What a group of players!
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    You may have seen this but I love watching...

    You may have seen this but I love watching Watrous, Fontana and Rosolino trade licks. In the background I believe is Al Grey with the orchestra.....he could easily have been up there with them...
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    I'd like to get a chance to play that and other...

    I'd like to get a chance to play that and other Wessex horns. My wife, son and I are heading to Chicago this fall and I may see if I can get an appointment to stop by the Wessex location there.
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    Man, it would be nice to have the range and...

    Man, it would be nice to have the range and technique of those guys. Watrous, in the Michael Davis interview, talked about being in a hotel room in Denver (I think) when they went to the big Gibson...
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    Nice! Thanks for sharing.

    Nice! Thanks for sharing.
  7. Thanks! I'm sure its informative.

    Thanks! I'm sure its informative.
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    Thanks Doug. I experimented with everything from...

    Thanks Doug. I experimented with everything from a 6.5 AL up to small 11C piece and it really did significantly change the sound. Makes sense. Thank you.
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    I've not played a "medium shank" Euphonium. ...

    I've not played a "medium shank" Euphonium. Where does the sound fall compared to large or small shank horns? Would it be too large a sound for jazz? I've been a musician for over 40 years and...
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    Thanks Doug. I appreciate the info! He's a...

    Thanks Doug. I appreciate the info! He's a tremendous talent.
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    A tremendous player! Bill Watrous played on...

    A tremendous player! Bill Watrous played on small bore Bach instruments and early on had an Olds Super. There is a great interview with Bill by Michael Davis on YouTube in his "Bone to Pick"...
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    Dave - I completely agree about not having the...

    Dave - I completely agree about not having the large sound. Even Maynard Ferguson in earlier years played on a Baritone horn on more than one album. "Boy with Lots of Brass" and "Swingin my way...
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    Thanks John. I've been checking out Youtube to...

    Thanks John. I've been checking out Youtube to see him play but couldn't tell what horn he was using. Tremendous player!
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    Best Euph for Jazz Playing

    I'm a Rich Matteson fan. (he sure is missed). I enjoy his improvisational ability but also the skills he displayed when he played. Incredible jazz vocabulary, incredible sound and range. Playing...
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    Beautiful! Thank you for sharing this with us.

    Beautiful! Thank you for sharing this with us.
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    Thanks for posting! The older I get the smaller...

    Thanks for posting! The older I get the smaller my air tank seems to be though! I appreciate your post and the experience you guys have.
  17. Thread: High Register

    by Davidus1
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    Great video Dave! Rich Matteson is one of my...

    Great video Dave! Rich Matteson is one of my personal heroes of jazz. A unique player and very much missed.
  18. Agree completely with Snorlax! I purchased a...

    Agree completely with Snorlax! I purchased a Mack Brass Euphonium in 2015 and I'm still using it with no issues at all. Great horn and great price!
    Also - don't get discouraged. Your playing...
  19. Thread: 3rd valve use

    by Davidus1
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    I use it often! If it works, why not. I use it...

    I use it often! If it works, why not. I use it regularly on tuba as well.
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    I bought a Mack Brass Euphonium in 2016. I've...

    I bought a Mack Brass Euphonium in 2016. I've had zero problems with it. My oldest used it for two years of High School and I have it back now and play in church almost weekly. Its a nice horn at...
  21. Thanks. This guy is awesome!

    Thanks. This guy is awesome!
  22. I know this is an old post but the recording is...

    I know this is an old post but the recording is excellent! Great musicians.
  23. Thanks for the review! Looks like a nice...

    Thanks for the review! Looks like a nice offering. Great to see the many choices that are out there.
  24. I have this book and others as well. I...

    I have this book and others as well. I completely agree that I too have a hard time playing along with the CD. Just can't hear it that well. It seems when I turn it up loud enough for me to hear...
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    If you are interested in a Besson sound check out...

    If you are interested in a Besson sound check out the John Packer 274. Very nice horns and can get them reasonably. Try Midsouth Music in Tennessee for the best prices. Joe Sellmansberger will...
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