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    What Dave said about the 51D mpc makes sense as a...

    What Dave said about the 51D mpc makes sense as a possible contributing factor. When I played my Yamaha 641 I found the 51D helped me since the 641 was made too sharp. Every euph player I talked to...
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    Wow, nice collection of horns!

    Wow, nice collection of horns!
  3. Thread: Adams E3 Changes

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    Congrats on your *new* horn again! Looks great. ...

    Congrats on your *new* horn again! Looks great. Just to be sure I understand, the tuning slide is female on both ends or is one leg female, and the other leg male like the M5050?

    Oops, never...
  4. Thread: Csardas!

    by RickF
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    Excellent! “The Swan” after Czardas is also very...

    Excellent! “The Swan” after Czardas is also very good.

    Thanks for sharing.
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    Mike, if you're having trouble knowing when to...

    Mike, if you're having trouble knowing when to use to the fourth valve – and you happen to be a former trumpet player – you might try playing "Trumpeter's Lullaby (Leroy Anderson). Just use the 4th...
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    Thanks Steve for the additional pictures....

    Thanks Steve for the additional pictures. Beautiful engraving!

    I found a link with more information about the Stenberg brothers who did a lot of the engraving for C.G. Conn.

    The Museum of...
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    What a gorgeous horn! Just WOW!

    What a gorgeous horn! Just WOW!
  8. Thread: line and sinker

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    Hi and welcome to the forum. Not sure how well...

    Hi and welcome to the forum. Not sure how well your method would work for cleaning a larger instrument like a compensating euph would be. The compensating loop on the second valve would be missed for...
  9. Welcome to Dave Werden's forum. Fujiifilm shared...

    Welcome to Dave Werden's forum. Fujiifilm shared some excellent points on horns to consider. I've played a Yamaha 641 for 12 years and now a Miraphone 5050 for 8 years or more. The M5050 is an...
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    What a great and inspiring story! Thanks for...

    What a great and inspiring story! Thanks for sharing.

    The teacher I started with (on trumpet) at age 12 was Howard Sickler. He continued playing trumpet in several bands until he was 94. He had a...
  11. Andy Griffith was inspired to learn trombone...

    Andy Griffith was inspired to learn trombone after seeing the movie, “Birth of the Blues” when he was just 15 where he heard Jack Teagarden play. Mr Teagarden was an excellent jazz trombonist but...
  12. Hmm? Could it have something to do with the theme...

    Hmm? Could it have something to do with the theme song, “The Fishin’ Hole”? I know that song is useful in helping me remember intervals. The first interval is a 2nd, then a 3rd, then a 5th. The last...
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    Morgan Griffiths is an awesome player! I heard...

    Morgan Griffiths is an awesome player! I heard he loved the Besson 966 so much that he bought as many pieces/parts of that horn he could find to keep his 966 in working order. He's always been one...
  14. Nice!

    Nice!
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    Just gorgeous!!

    Just gorgeous!!
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    Congrats Scott on your new M5050! I still love...

    Congrats Scott on your new M5050! I still love mine and often get compliments on its tone.
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    Happy birthday John Morgan!

    Happy birthday John. Hope you have a great day!
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    Welcome to the forum Rick. Not sure anyone here...

    Welcome to the forum Rick. Not sure anyone here can help but hopefully so.

    I like your name ​:).
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    Thanks for posting this superb performance! There’s no denying the sweet focused tone of that Besson NS. Beautiful!
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    Hi Steve and welcome to the forum! Be sure to...

    Hi Steve and welcome to the forum!

    Be sure to read and agree to Dave Werden's post here:
    http://www.dwerden.com/forum/showthread.php/22533-Read-Before-Posting-Items-for-Sale

    Good luck with the...
  21. Hi Mark, and welcome to the forum! Be sure to...

    Hi Mark, and welcome to the forum!

    Be sure to read and agree to Dave Werden's post here:
    http://www.dwerden.com/forum/showthread.php/22533-Read-Before-Posting-Items-for-Sale

    Good luck with the...
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    I just got a link to a video of our band playing...

    I just got a link to a video of our band playing this great Sousa march at last month's concert. Due to COVID concerns, the number in the band is down to about 50 members right now. We could have...
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    If you click on the username in any of his posts...

    If you click on the username in any of his posts (Drewphonium) a box will open with six choices. Click on the 'private message' choice.
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    Hi Scott and welcome to the forum! Iíve had my...

    Hi Scott and welcome to the forum!

    Iíve had my M5050 now for a little over eight years and still love it. Mine is without a trigger and really donít miss having a trigger. The worst note on the...
  25. Informative video Dave. Although I donít play an...

    Informative video Dave. Although I donít play an Adams horn I think I experienced the lack of gap (or too small of a gap) when I was playing on a G&W Kadja mpc. several years ago. The shank is a bit...
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