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by ttf_Zandit75
Fri Feb 02, 2018 1:49 pm
Forum: Pedagogy
Topic: Learning as B-flat on G clef, C on F clef
Replies: 10
Views: 1245

Learning as B-flat on G clef, C on F clef

<t>I started on Bass Clef when in Highschool. When I joined the local Brass Band the only position I could play was Bass Trombone The 1st and 2nd Trom parts were always written in Treble Clef. <br/> I later learnt how to read Treble Clef, and eventually Tenor Clef for the few times it comes up.<br/>...
by ttf_Zandit75
Wed Jan 24, 2018 7:09 pm
Forum: Musical Miscellany
Topic: A "near crash"?
Replies: 3
Views: 160

A "near crash"?

<t>Not with my Trombone, but I also play guitar, and the OP's comment is exactly what happened to me, I had closed the lid of the case, but only fastened one of the latches. Didn't check before grabbing the case, and headed outside with it. Case flys open, and out comes my near new acoustic guitar!<...
by ttf_Zandit75
Wed Jan 24, 2018 7:09 pm
Forum: Musical Miscellany
Topic: A "near crash"?
Replies: 3
Views: 160

A "near crash"?

<t>Not with my Trombone, but I also play guitar, and the OP's comment is exactly what happened to me, I had closed the lid of the case, but only fastened one of the latches. Didn't check before grabbing the case, and headed outside with it. Case flys open, and out comes my near new acoustic guitar!<...
by ttf_Zandit75
Mon Jan 22, 2018 7:13 pm
Forum: Pedagogy
Topic: Merging groups
Replies: 4
Views: 211

Merging groups

<t>For a charity event, the Brass Band I'm a part of performed with one from a neighboring town.<br/> We had a whole day of practice, with both bandleaders taking a share of the pieces played.<br/> The following day we had a performance for the public. <br/> Since both bands and leaders knew each ot...
by ttf_Zandit75
Thu Jan 18, 2018 11:47 pm
Forum: Music, Concerts, and Recordings
Topic: Lars-Erik Larsson Recording
Replies: 8
Views: 269

Lars-Erik Larsson Recording

<r>This piece was the first time I listened to Ian Bousfield.<br/> The CD I bought has long since disappeared, and it was a mixture of IB playing all of the parts of solos, quartet, sextet & octet pieces, plus some full brass band pieces with the IMI Yorkshire Brass Band behind him.<br/> I wish ...
by ttf_Zandit75
Thu Jan 18, 2018 6:17 pm
Forum: Repairs, Modifications, and Maintenance
Topic: Valentino Directors Fix Kits for Brass
Replies: 8
Views: 268

Valentino Directors Fix Kits for Brass

<t>Found a distributor here in Australia finally. Not a cheap kit, and according to the tech guy I was talking to, they are top of the line tools and spare parts. 99% of the Valentino tools are made in house.<br/> The store I spoke to use the tools in their own workshop.<br/> I was quoted $1,050 AUD...
by ttf_Zandit75
Thu Jan 18, 2018 2:30 pm
Forum: Repairs, Modifications, and Maintenance
Topic: Valentino Directors Fix Kits for Brass
Replies: 8
Views: 268

Valentino Directors Fix Kits for Brass

No one has ever dealt with these kits??!
by ttf_Zandit75
Thu Jan 11, 2018 4:37 pm
Forum: Repairs, Modifications, and Maintenance
Topic: Valentino Directors Fix Kits for Brass
Replies: 8
Views: 268

Valentino Directors Fix Kits for Brass

<r>Just wondering if anyone has experience with the Valentino Directors Fix Kit for Brass instruments?<br/> I think it would be a good addition to our band, just wondering about the quality of the tools and accessories.<br/> <br/> <URL url="http://www.hickeys.com/music/brass/trombone/accessories/oth...
by ttf_Zandit75
Tue Jan 09, 2018 12:39 pm
Forum: Practice Room
Topic: [Help]Extremely flat in low register
Replies: 18
Views: 468

[Help]Extremely flat in low register

<r><URL url="http://tromboneforum.org/index.php?topic=103858.msg1227739#msg1227739"><s>[url=http://tromboneforum.org/index.php?topic=103858.msg1227739#msg1227739]</s>Quote from: BGuttman on Jan 09, 2018, 06:16AM<e>[/url]</e></URL>His original post indicated bass clef.  American Euph players learn in...
by ttf_Zandit75
Tue Jan 09, 2018 12:02 am
Forum: Practice Room
Topic: [Help]Extremely flat in low register
Replies: 18
Views: 468

[Help]Extremely flat in low register

<r><URL url="http://tromboneforum.org/index.php?topic=103858.msg1227712#msg1227712"><s>[url=http://tromboneforum.org/index.php?topic=103858.msg1227712#msg1227712]</s>Quote from: BGuttman on Jan 08, 2018, 09:27PM<e>[/url]</e></URL>I hope you understand the fingerings with 4 valves:<br/> <br/> F or Bb...
by ttf_Zandit75
Sun Dec 31, 2017 6:40 pm
Forum: Musical Miscellany
Topic: Improving Tone
Replies: 7
Views: 216

Improving Tone

<r><URL url="http://tromboneforum.org/index.php?topic=103739.msg1226756#msg1226756"><s>[url=http://tromboneforum.org/index.php?topic=103739.msg1226756#msg1226756]</s>Quote from: robcat2075 on Dec 31, 2017, 04:36PM<e>[/url]</e></URL>One elementary thing that sends beginner players down the wrong path...
by ttf_Zandit75
Wed Dec 27, 2017 11:58 pm
Forum: Performance
Topic: Minnie The Moocher
Replies: 5
Views: 225

Minnie The Moocher

<r><URL url="http://tromboneforum.org/index.php?topic=103657.msg1226183#msg1226183"><s>[url=http://tromboneforum.org/index.php?topic=103657.msg1226183#msg1226183]</s>Quote from: Max Croot on Dec 27, 2017, 03:49PM<e>[/url]</e></URL>Hi Very well played Daniel. Love Tassie and the enthusiastic bands do...
by ttf_Zandit75
Wed Dec 27, 2017 11:58 pm
Forum: Performance
Topic: Minnie The Moocher
Replies: 5
Views: 225

Minnie The Moocher

<r><URL url="http://tromboneforum.org/index.php?topic=103657.msg1226183#msg1226183"><s>[url=http://tromboneforum.org/index.php?topic=103657.msg1226183#msg1226183]</s>Quote from: Max Croot on Dec 27, 2017, 03:49PM<e>[/url]</e></URL>Hi Very well played Daniel. Love Tassie and the enthusiastic bands do...
by ttf_Zandit75
Wed Dec 27, 2017 3:01 pm
Forum: Performance
Topic: Minnie The Moocher
Replies: 5
Views: 225

Minnie The Moocher

<r><URL url="http://tromboneforum.org/index.php?topic=103657.msg1226014#msg1226014"><s>[url=http://tromboneforum.org/index.php?topic=103657.msg1226014#msg1226014]</s>Quote from: Geezerhorn on Dec 25, 2017, 05:11PM<e>[/url]</e></URL>Not everyone does FB, so...<br/> <br/> You nailed a lot of the riffs...
by ttf_Zandit75
Mon Dec 25, 2017 3:20 pm
Forum: Performance
Topic: Minnie The Moocher
Replies: 5
Views: 225

Minnie The Moocher

<r>I'm putting this out there, warts and all for the world to see.<br/> This is the first solo I've ever played in front of the band, and while everything went perfectly through practice, I dropped the ball during the performance. Nerves, and the hall being much hotter then I thought go the best of ...
by ttf_Zandit75
Sun Dec 24, 2017 3:49 am
Forum: Music, Concerts, and Recordings
Topic: CMA country Christmas 2017
Replies: 10
Views: 298

CMA country Christmas 2017

<r><URL url="http://tromboneforum.org/index.php?topic=103547.msg1225848#msg1225848"><s>[url=http://tromboneforum.org/index.php?topic=103547.msg1225848#msg1225848]</s>Quote from: MikeBMiller on Dec 23, 2017, 05:03PM<e>[/url]</e></URL>The only "country" singer that I ever saw use a trombone in his ban...
by ttf_Zandit75
Sat Dec 23, 2017 3:29 pm
Forum: Music, Concerts, and Recordings
Topic: Christmas gigs
Replies: 23
Views: 482

Christmas gigs

<r>We had our final outing for 2017 yesterday. We started with the Ulverstone Xmas Parade, I'm the short one, second from the right!<br/> This was a very long march through the main street of Ulverstone, 2.5kms in total!<br/> <IMG src="https://scontent-syd2-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/25994641_101596886...
by ttf_Zandit75
Fri Dec 22, 2017 5:41 pm
Forum: Chit-Chat
Topic: Make me laugh.
Replies: 154
Views: 1729

Make me laugh.

<r><IMG src="https://scontent-syd2-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/25498074_10155666729010465_4481556672475413308_n.png?oh=608ac658090053a2079926f45e38b72e&oe=5ABAB6F6"><s>[img]</s><URL url="https://scontent-syd2-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/25498074_10155666729010465_4481556672475413308_n.png?oh=608ac658090...
by ttf_Zandit75
Wed Dec 20, 2017 6:07 pm
Forum: Composition, Arranging, and Theory
Topic: "Justice" new orch vingette
Replies: 2
Views: 206

"Justice" new orch vingette

Justice is an apt name for it. It reminds me of old 70's & 80's cop show theme tunes.
Nice work.
by ttf_Zandit75
Wed Dec 20, 2017 6:07 pm
Forum: Composition, Arranging, and Theory
Topic: "Justice" new orch vingette
Replies: 2
Views: 206

"Justice" new orch vingette

Justice is an apt name for it. It reminds me of old 70's & 80's cop show theme tunes.
Nice work.
by ttf_Zandit75
Tue Dec 19, 2017 4:40 pm
Forum: Accessories
Topic: What is this leadpipe
Replies: 3
Views: 139

What is this leadpipe

I'm not much help i identifying the leadpipe, but one thing you should keep in mind when using a tapered leadpipe when you have threads there for a screw in style is that you could damage the threads, and be unable to use a standard screw in leadpipe.
by ttf_Zandit75
Tue Dec 19, 2017 4:40 pm
Forum: Accessories
Topic: What is this leadpipe
Replies: 3
Views: 139

What is this leadpipe

I'm not much help i identifying the leadpipe, but one thing you should keep in mind when using a tapered leadpipe when you have threads there for a screw in style is that you could damage the threads, and be unable to use a standard screw in leadpipe.
by ttf_Zandit75
Mon Dec 18, 2017 7:31 pm
Forum: Instruments
Topic: Personal Favorite
Replies: 36
Views: 401

Personal Favorite

Not much competition for me, Until recently, I'd only ever played a Besson Sovereign.
I'm now playing a near new Shires Custom Bass Trom.
by ttf_Zandit75
Mon Dec 18, 2017 4:40 pm
Forum: Music, Concerts, and Recordings
Topic: CMA country Christmas 2017
Replies: 10
Views: 298

CMA country Christmas 2017

I'm a big Country music fan, but it doesn't look to be available for international viewers until closer towards Xmas.
I'll be keeping an eye out for it, but won't be able to tell you what trom he's playing.
by ttf_Zandit75
Thu Dec 14, 2017 6:21 pm
Forum: Accessories
Topic: Has any one tried this practice mute?
Replies: 3
Views: 155

Has any one tried this practice mute?

<r><URL url="http://tromboneforum.org/index.php?topic=103516.msg1224697#msg1224697"><s>[url=http://tromboneforum.org/index.php?topic=103516.msg1224697#msg1224697]</s>Quote from: BillO on Dec 14, 2017, 04:44PM<e>[/url]</e></URL>Hard plastic crap.<br/> <br/> <br/> Yep, this <IMG src="http://trombonefo...
by ttf_Zandit75
Thu Dec 14, 2017 6:21 pm
Forum: Accessories
Topic: Has any one tried this practice mute?
Replies: 3
Views: 155

Has any one tried this practice mute?

<r><URL url="http://tromboneforum.org/index.php?topic=103516.msg1224697#msg1224697"><s>[url=http://tromboneforum.org/index.php?topic=103516.msg1224697#msg1224697]</s>Quote from: BillO on Dec 14, 2017, 04:44PM<e>[/url]</e></URL>Hard plastic crap.<br/> <br/> <br/> Yep, this <IMG src="http://trombonefo...
by ttf_Zandit75
Thu Dec 14, 2017 11:33 am
Forum: Repairs, Modifications, and Maintenance
Topic: Dented slide
Replies: 9
Views: 265

Dented slide

<t>Thankfully, everything is AOK!!<br/> You can barely see where the dent was before, it's only visible at certain angles, and lighting conditions.<br/> I was initially worried, when I moved the slide for the first time, it felt worse than before.<br/> I have no idea what he used for slide cream, it...
by ttf_Zandit75
Thu Dec 14, 2017 11:33 am
Forum: Repairs, Modifications, and Maintenance
Topic: Dented slide
Replies: 9
Views: 265

Dented slide

<t>Thankfully, everything is AOK!!<br/> You can barely see where the dent was before, it's only visible at certain angles, and lighting conditions.<br/> I was initially worried, when I moved the slide for the first time, it felt worse than before.<br/> I have no idea what he used for slide cream, it...
by ttf_Zandit75
Wed Dec 13, 2017 12:28 pm
Forum: Repairs, Modifications, and Maintenance
Topic: Dented slide
Replies: 9
Views: 265

Dented slide

I get my baby back tonight, ready for another carols gig!
At least I won't have to play the old Besson again anytime soon!
by ttf_Zandit75
Sun Dec 10, 2017 6:02 pm
Forum: Repairs, Modifications, and Maintenance
Topic: Dented slide
Replies: 9
Views: 265

Dented slide

Thanks Daveyboy, Hopefully I'll hear later today if there were any issues.
I'll update as soon as I hear anything.
by ttf_Zandit75
Sat Dec 09, 2017 2:22 am
Forum: Repairs, Modifications, and Maintenance
Topic: Dented slide
Replies: 9
Views: 265

Dented slide

<r>Thanks Guys, the trom is already on it's way to a tech, who has said they can get straight onto it for us. I was too disgusted in myself that I didn't even look at it.<br/> I have my older Besson Sovereign to tide me over, but wow, it is not good going back to this old clunker compared to the Shi...
by ttf_Zandit75
Fri Dec 08, 2017 6:33 pm
Forum: Repairs, Modifications, and Maintenance
Topic: Dented slide
Replies: 9
Views: 265

Dented slide

<t>Not a happy camper. Was playing some Xmas carols down the main street of  town, in windy conditions.<br/> My music went flying, and stupidly I went to grab it, but my slide went as well.<br/> I initially thought I had somehow got away with out any damage, but then I had to reach for 6th & 7th...
by ttf_Zandit75
Thu Dec 07, 2017 2:18 pm
Forum: Practice Room
Topic: Healthy competition
Replies: 17
Views: 440

Healthy competition

<r><URL url="http://tromboneforum.org/index.php?topic=103363.msg1223582#msg1223582"><s>[url=http://tromboneforum.org/index.php?topic=103363.msg1223582#msg1223582]</s>Quote from: VJOFan on Dec 07, 2017, 07:56AM<e>[/url]</e></URL>This is interesting to think of from the other side too. I have been the...
by ttf_Zandit75
Wed Dec 06, 2017 8:57 pm
Forum: Practice Room
Topic: Healthy competition
Replies: 17
Views: 440

Healthy competition

<r><URL url="http://tromboneforum.org/index.php?topic=103363.msg1223520#msg1223520"><s>[url=http://tromboneforum.org/index.php?topic=103363.msg1223520#msg1223520]</s>Quote from: LowrBrass on Dec 06, 2017, 08:28PM<e>[/url]</e></URL>No, I think you were clear.<br/> Ego was brought up because that's th...
by ttf_Zandit75
Wed Dec 06, 2017 6:16 pm
Forum: Practice Room
Topic: Healthy competition
Replies: 17
Views: 440

Healthy competition

<r><URL url="http://tromboneforum.org/index.php?topic=103363.msg1223417#msg1223417"><s>[url=http://tromboneforum.org/index.php?topic=103363.msg1223417#msg1223417]</s>Quote from: hyperbolica on Dec 06, 2017, 09:14AM<e>[/url]</e></URL>I've never seen this as competition. I always see it as an opportun...
by ttf_Zandit75
Tue Dec 05, 2017 9:31 pm
Forum: Practice Room
Topic: Healthy competition
Replies: 17
Views: 440

Healthy competition

<t>I hope this is the right place for this discussion.<br/> <br/> Last night at band practice, we had a new guy arrive to sit in with us. I knew he was coming as the conversation had been raised several times over the last couple of weeks.<br/> He is currently registered with another band in our Sta...
by ttf_Zandit75
Mon Dec 04, 2017 3:45 pm
Forum: Accessories
Topic: Marching trombone stand
Replies: 3
Views: 154

Marching trombone stand

When you say down low to the ground, do you mean that the slide is removed, and the stand is only holding the bell section?
by ttf_Zandit75
Sun Dec 03, 2017 7:56 pm
Forum: Repairs, Modifications, and Maintenance
Topic: Stripping stubborn King lacquer
Replies: 15
Views: 205

Stripping stubborn King lacquer

<r><URL url="http://tromboneforum.org/index.php?topic=101135.msg1223005#msg1223005"><s>[url=http://tromboneforum.org/index.php?topic=101135.msg1223005#msg1223005]</s>Quote from: BGuttman on Dec 03, 2017, 07:43PM<e>[/url]</e></URL>There are many among us who claim that lacquer tends to dull the respo...
by ttf_Zandit75
Sun Dec 03, 2017 7:56 pm
Forum: Repairs, Modifications, and Maintenance
Topic: Stripping stubborn King lacquer
Replies: 15
Views: 205

Stripping stubborn King lacquer

<r><URL url="http://tromboneforum.org/index.php?topic=101135.msg1223005#msg1223005"><s>[url=http://tromboneforum.org/index.php?topic=101135.msg1223005#msg1223005]</s>Quote from: BGuttman on Dec 03, 2017, 07:43PM<e>[/url]</e></URL>There are many among us who claim that lacquer tends to dull the respo...
by ttf_Zandit75
Sun Dec 03, 2017 7:24 pm
Forum: Repairs, Modifications, and Maintenance
Topic: Stripping stubborn King lacquer
Replies: 15
Views: 205

Stripping stubborn King lacquer

<r>Newbie question! <IMG src="http://tromboneforum.org/Smileys/otjf/hi.gif"><s>[img]</s><URL url="http://tromboneforum.org/Smileys/otjf/hi.gif">http://tromboneforum.org/Smileys/otjf/hi.gif</URL><e>[/img]</e></IMG><br/> <br/> What is the reason for removing the lacquer?<br/> I'm assuming it's a reson...
by ttf_Zandit75
Sun Dec 03, 2017 5:20 pm
Forum: Music, Concerts, and Recordings
Topic: Bass Trom Solo suggestions
Replies: 10
Views: 310

Bass Trom Solo suggestions

<r><URL url="http://tromboneforum.org/index.php?topic=103304.msg1222970#msg1222970"><s>[url=http://tromboneforum.org/index.php?topic=103304.msg1222970#msg1222970]</s>Quote from: John Beers Jr. on Dec 03, 2017, 12:31PM<e>[/url]</e></URL>The version of Ernst Sachse's Concertino for the Bass Trombone l...
by ttf_Zandit75
Sun Dec 03, 2017 5:19 pm
Forum: Music, Concerts, and Recordings
Topic: Bass Trom Solo suggestions
Replies: 10
Views: 310

Bass Trom Solo suggestions

<r><URL url="http://tromboneforum.org/index.php?topic=103304.msg1222871#msg1222871"><s>[url=http://tromboneforum.org/index.php?topic=103304.msg1222871#msg1222871]</s>Quote from: jimkinkella on Dec 02, 2017, 06:24PM<e>[/url]</e></URL>Doug Yeo worked up a pretty comprehensive list of stuff to look at:...
by ttf_Zandit75
Sun Dec 03, 2017 11:12 am
Forum: Music, Concerts, and Recordings
Topic: Bass Trom Solo suggestions
Replies: 10
Views: 310

Bass Trom Solo suggestions

<r><URL url="http://tromboneforum.org/index.php?topic=103304.msg1222859#msg1222859"><s>[url=http://tromboneforum.org/index.php?topic=103304.msg1222859#msg1222859]</s>Quote from: GetzenBassPlayer on Dec 02, 2017, 04:13PM<e>[/url]</e></URL>Hindemith wrote a piece for cello and piano called 3 Easy Piec...
by ttf_Zandit75
Sat Dec 02, 2017 3:42 pm
Forum: Music, Concerts, and Recordings
Topic: Bass Trom Solo suggestions
Replies: 10
Views: 310

Bass Trom Solo suggestions

<r><URL url="http://tromboneforum.org/index.php?topic=103304.msg1222852#msg1222852"><s>[url=http://tromboneforum.org/index.php?topic=103304.msg1222852#msg1222852]</s>Quote from: BGuttman on Dec 02, 2017, 02:54PM<e>[/url]</e></URL>Solo works for Eb tuba often work for bass trombone.  I've done two:  ...
by ttf_Zandit75
Sat Dec 02, 2017 2:32 pm
Forum: Music, Concerts, and Recordings
Topic: Bass Trom Solo suggestions
Replies: 10
Views: 310

Bass Trom Solo suggestions

<r>Hey all, how's things?<br/> Just looking for suggestions for Bass Trom solos with piano accompaniment.<br/> I'm not a great player, but I'm looking to improve, and expand my horizons.<br/> At this stage, my range consists of solid pedal notes down to Pedal F, up to  <IMG src="http://tromboneforum...
by ttf_Zandit75
Tue Nov 28, 2017 9:19 pm
Forum: Repairs, Modifications, and Maintenance
Topic: Logistics: How do I shorten a tuning slide?
Replies: 29
Views: 303

Logistics: How do I shorten a tuning slide?

Does a different lead pipe help with intonation?
Does this Trom have different lead pipes available?
by ttf_Zandit75
Sun Nov 26, 2017 7:48 pm
Forum: Practice Room
Topic: Playing with multiple mouthpieces - Am I doing myself harm?
Replies: 25
Views: 577

Playing with multiple mouthpieces - Am I doing myself harm?

<t>Thanks again everyone for your comments, this is all enlightening.<br/> I perhaps should have mentioned that this trom is not mine, but on loan from the brass band. Suggestions for using a Tenor trom for those parts are admirable, but not a workable solution, especially for what is essentially ju...
by ttf_Zandit75
Thu Nov 23, 2017 2:49 am
Forum: Practice Room
Topic: Playing with multiple mouthpieces - Am I doing myself harm?
Replies: 25
Views: 577

Playing with multiple mouthpieces - Am I doing myself harm?

<r><URL url="http://tromboneforum.org/index.php?topic=103158.msg1221836#msg1221836"><s>[url=http://tromboneforum.org/index.php?topic=103158.msg1221836#msg1221836]</s>Quote from: Doug Elliott on Nov 22, 2017, 09:28PM<e>[/url]</e></URL>Taking it to an extreme, would you put a trumpet mouthpiece in a t...
by ttf_Zandit75
Wed Nov 22, 2017 8:57 pm
Forum: Practice Room
Topic: Playing with multiple mouthpieces - Am I doing myself harm?
Replies: 25
Views: 577

Playing with multiple mouthpieces - Am I doing myself harm?

<r><URL url="http://tromboneforum.org/index.php?topic=103158.msg1221828#msg1221828"><s>[url=http://tromboneforum.org/index.php?topic=103158.msg1221828#msg1221828]</s>Quote from: Doug Elliott on Nov 22, 2017, 08:12PM<e>[/url]</e></URL>There's nothing wrong with using the two mouthpieces sizes you men...
by ttf_Zandit75
Wed Nov 22, 2017 4:05 pm
Forum: Practice Room
Topic: Playing with multiple mouthpieces - Am I doing myself harm?
Replies: 25
Views: 577

Playing with multiple mouthpieces - Am I doing myself harm?

<r>Thanks for all the responses guys. most appreciated!<br/> In regards to the version of the concerto I'm playing, this is it - <URL url="https://www.8notes.com/members/9296.asp?ftype=pdf"><s>[url=https://www.8notes.com/members/9296.asp?ftype=pdf]</s>https://www.8notes.com/members/9296.asp?ftype=pd...

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