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  1. Sticky: Dennis, Total break from music. I needed it....

    Dennis,

    Total break from music. I needed it. Now I get to relax and ennjoy a beautiful country and friendly people.

    Doug
  2. Sticky: Dennis, you got it. I am in Ireland just now. I...

    Dennis, you got it. I am in Ireland just now. I will arrange the payment and shipping when I get back in a couple of weeks.
  3. Sticky: Mouthpiece #2 has been sold. Let's find new homes...

    Mouthpiece #2 has been sold. Let's find new homes for the #1 and #3. All in a good cause.
  4. Great article. Though I have been playing in...

    Great article. Though I have been playing in British brass bands since the summer of 2008, I first heard/saw this essential information presented by Helen Harrelson at the first NABBSS in 2014 (?)....
  5. The serial number for this horn (551178)...

    The serial number for this horn (551178) indicates this is definitely a 1971-1974 instrument, likely 1972 or 1973 but definitely not 1950s. It could well be a large shank horn from the factory. I...
  6. Sticky: BUMP - A good cause at a good price. Note that...

    BUMP - A good cause at a good price. Note that this includes an "original" Wick 4Al from 1980 (#1 above). This gold plated mouthpiece gives you thee opportunity to try out a Wick 4AL that has a...
  7. SOLD -Cronkhite Gig Bag for Sale - Good Price - $120

    Back in 2007, I asked Steven Mead how he transported his horn for International travel. He told me he used a Cronkhite Gig bag. His answer:

    "Hello Douglas,

    I highly recommend a good gig bag for...
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    Sorry that you were aware of this. In the...

    Sorry that you were aware of this. In the interests of keeping a positive outlook with NABBA moving forward, I have no more to say, other than I was happy to see Capital City do so well and believe...
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    James, thank you very much. I have been a member...

    James, thank you very much. I have been a member on 1st baritone now for 10 years. I am just finishing a 5 year tenure as Treasurer and reverting back to my former position as librarian. This band is...
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    Just wanted to let you all know that the trombone...

    Just wanted to let you all know that the trombone position has been filled. Still looking for solo euphonium, Eb tuba, and mallet percussionist.
  11. Sticky: Wick 4AL Mouthpieces for Sale - Benefit dwerden.com

    Ok, I do not need six (count 'em 1-2-3-4-5-6) Wick 4AL mouthpieces. So I want to sell three of them. I also came to realize that I have benefited both professionally and socially by participating in...
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    Brandon, I will buy the Cronkhite bag! PM Sent

    Brandon, I will buy the Cronkhite bag! PM Sent
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    New England Brass Band - Low Brass

    Vacancies:

    New England Brass Band (NEBB), the region's premier British-style brass band, has vacancies for the 2019-2020 season. The band rehearses weekly, on Monday evenings in Wilmington, MA,...
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    Seller is Eric Goode. He was a BU student and...

    Seller is Eric Goode. He was a BU student and tubist with the New England Brass Band a few seasons back. Eric also ran the Boston TubaChristmas this last season. The horn appears to be an E1 (doesn't...
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    Rick...correct. WTB is the correct title. Noah is...

    Rick...correct. WTB is the correct title. Noah is a friend of mine and a very hard working student. he has tried my E3 (no trigger and prototype valves), He definitely is looking for a used E3.
    ...
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    Funny, before I read Barry's comments I thought...

    Funny, before I read Barry's comments I thought it looked like the JP to me too. Particularly the valveset and the wrap. That would be consistent with the other comments since JP tends to "clone"...
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    Great Experience at DF Music

    Hi all,

    After speaking over the phone off and on for the last 1+ years, I finally got to meet Richard Galime at NABBA in Fort Wayne, IN. Richard is the new owner of DF Music in the Chicago area...
  18. Thread: Gig Bag Options

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    +1 on the Cronkhite. I have two bags, both...

    +1 on the Cronkhite. I have two bags, both cordura. One for my Sterling and one for my Adams. Since 2007, I have traveled all over the US (Southwest exclusively) and to England (British Air) and...
  19. Thread: Adams Options

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    Poll: Dave, I love them both. Which plays better?...

    Dave,

    I love them both. Which plays better? That really is your decision. In your pictures above, I prefer the gold lacquer. It makes the horn "look warmer" like a euphonium should. I have seen...
  20. Thread: Adams Options

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    Poll: I am corrected. Way cool X-ray!

    I am corrected. Way cool X-ray!
  21. Thread: Adams Options

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    Poll: Barry, Correct me if I am wrong, but on the...

    Barry,

    Correct me if I am wrong, but on the Adams sterling bell horns, only the flare is sterling silver. The rest of bell throat is brass. So on Dave's horn with the silver bell, the bell is...
  22. Thread: Adams Options

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    Poll: Mine is the brushed brass and I get many comments...

    Mine is the brushed brass and I get many comments about how nice it looks. However, I would have gotten the brushed silver bell (not necessarily sterling) if I had a choice.
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    I'd like to add a couple of things. Charley...

    I'd like to add a couple of things. Charley Brighton plays a 2900 (different leadpipe and receiver than the typical US military band horn). He also plays a HUGE Doug Elliott mouthpiece. His sound is...
  24. Dave r u considering purchasing this one? If so,...

    Dave r u considering purchasing this one? If so, call me. Mine is in even better shape...
  25. There is supposed to be a second thumb screw...

    There is supposed to be a second thumb screw below the one that is in the middle of the tuning slide brace. This often gets lost since it gets in the way of quick tuning changes.
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