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by Vegasbound
Sat Jul 11, 2020 8:12 am
Forum: (Classifieds) Instruments & Parts
Topic: WTB/WTT: Jazz Horns
Replies: 14
Views: 776

Re: WTB/WTT: Jazz Horns

Talk to DJ Kennedy he has more 2&3b''s along with 6h's than any one person should
by Vegasbound
Thu Jul 09, 2020 2:38 am
Forum: Instruments
Topic: Use of marching baritones/flugabones
Replies: 13
Views: 708

Re: Use of marching baritones/flugabones

Blough your way bass trumpet
by Vegasbound
Wed Jul 08, 2020 12:08 pm
Forum: Performance
Topic: TIme to ditch Lassus Trombone
Replies: 315
Views: 13548

Re: TIme to ditch Lassus Trombone

Doug

Don't know about anyone else, but I will be buying the book on Rodeheaver having read your previous post

Thanks
by Vegasbound
Wed Jul 08, 2020 3:54 am
Forum: Teaching & Learning
Topic: Fast Lip Slurs
Replies: 7
Views: 609

Re: Fast Lip Slurs

Have a lesson with someone like Doug Elliott to make sure the soft equipment is working as efficiently as it can
by Vegasbound
Wed Jul 08, 2020 3:52 am
Forum: Performance
Topic: Mahler 3 LSO live recording 1961
Replies: 6
Views: 613

Re: Mahler 3 LSO live recording 1961

I didn't say the recording was legendary I said Denis with that legendary 8h
by Vegasbound
Tue Jul 07, 2020 1:34 pm
Forum: Teaching & Learning
Topic: Managing daily practice time
Replies: 8
Views: 453

Re: Managing daily practice time

micka572 wrote:
Tue Jul 07, 2020 1:07 pm
Don't know but don't think Doug have time to spend for problems of an amateur if I don't have the money for a lesson.
Then find a pro teacher where you live and have some lessons
by Vegasbound
Tue Jul 07, 2020 11:17 am
Forum: Teaching & Learning
Topic: Managing daily practice time
Replies: 8
Views: 453

Re: Managing daily practice time

Your choice, but I refer you to your own statement that you. 'Haven't played for 6months, have a press and smile embochure and can't start a note'. You would be trying to run before you can walk so to speak, take the chance to start a fresh and fix those problems after the 6 months off before you gr...
by Vegasbound
Tue Jul 07, 2020 8:37 am
Forum: Teaching & Learning
Topic: Managing daily practice time
Replies: 8
Views: 453

Re: Managing daily practice time

Have a lesson with Doug, if as you say 6 months since you last played your horn then 60 mins will be too much too start with
by Vegasbound
Mon Jul 06, 2020 7:08 am
Forum: Mouthpieces
Topic: alto mouthpiece suggestions
Replies: 17
Views: 839

Re: alto mouthpiece suggestions

Talk to Doug Elliott he can put together the ideal fit for you and the horn
by Vegasbound
Sun Jul 05, 2020 9:27 am
Forum: Mouthpieces
Topic: Older bach mouthpieces vs new ones
Replies: 7
Views: 628

Re: Older bach mouthpieces vs new ones

Just find the one you like and practice
by Vegasbound
Sat Jul 04, 2020 2:58 pm
Forum: Maintenance
Topic: Best slide lube for close tolerances?
Replies: 18
Views: 997

Re: Best slide lube for close tolerances?

I prefer Yamaha
by Vegasbound
Sat Jul 04, 2020 11:14 am
Forum: Mouthpieces
Topic: Denis Wick 10cs
Replies: 14
Views: 991

Re: Denis Wick 10cs

Well the originals are still a great 11c sized piece copied from an old Bach 11c, the new design is a totally different size and feel
by Vegasbound
Sat Jul 04, 2020 10:29 am
Forum: Mouthpieces
Topic: Denis Wick 10cs
Replies: 14
Views: 991

Re: Denis Wick 10cs

As I recall, the10CS was originally designed as an alto mouthpiece. To me it feels more like a shallow larger mouthpiece than an 11C, which feels small and blows tighter. It would work fine on a .500 bore horn if that’s the feel you like. It was made for Don Lusher to use with the .500 bore soverei...
by Vegasbound
Sat Jul 04, 2020 12:57 am
Forum: Instruments
Topic: How old is my 88H?
Replies: 20
Views: 1405

Re: How old is my 88H?

If it's the one I saw on eBay, you beat me too it, my initial reaction at seeing the photos on the listing was mid 70's and may need a bit of money spending on it but was a bargain
by Vegasbound
Thu Jul 02, 2020 4:34 am
Forum: Musicians
Topic: Sauer and Alessi
Replies: 58
Views: 3240

Re: Sauer and Alessi

Conn & Bach
by Vegasbound
Tue Jun 30, 2020 4:40 am
Forum: Performance
Topic: TIme to ditch Lassus Trombone
Replies: 315
Views: 13548

Re: TIme to ditch Lassus Trombone

Maybe some day beards wiil be obsolete and the Smith Brothers will be clean shaven. Incidentally, I like "Zip-A-Dee-Doo-Dah" from "The Jungle Book" even though I think the film deserves to remain in the vault. What do you have against beards? As a bearded trombonist I am offended......and who are th...
by Vegasbound
Fri Jun 26, 2020 2:24 pm
Forum: Mouthpieces
Topic: Denis Wick 10cs
Replies: 14
Views: 991

Re: Denis Wick 10cs

As I mentioned on another post Denis redesigned his mouthpieces in the mid 1990's. And the originals had different rim shapes and the 10cs was an 11c sized piece
by Vegasbound
Fri Jun 26, 2020 2:23 am
Forum: Teaching & Learning
Topic: Music lessons every day?
Replies: 13
Views: 1071

Re: Music lessons every day?

I too have been teaching online since March via Microsoft teams, all lessons are 1-1 and recorded not only for child protection but more importantly my own protection They do work, but not as good as being in the room so to speak in respect of hearing them play, and yes there are issues with a coupl...
by Vegasbound
Thu Jun 25, 2020 8:51 am
Forum: Mouthpieces
Topic: Denis Wick heavytop conversion boosters
Replies: 10
Views: 767

Re: Denis Wick heavytop conversion boosters

Hi...I currently use a Bach 6 1/2 AL for my Besson Sovereign. I am switching to Denis Wick 4AL because many say that is a good choice...however...from experience, is the top heavy 4AL, or regular 4AL a better choice? Like...pros and cons....and what you think would be a better choice for a high sch...
by Vegasbound
Mon Jun 22, 2020 10:22 am
Forum: Instruments
Topic: What are these like?
Replies: 18
Views: 1497

Re: What are these like?

If you want a used small bore horn I would suggest making contact with DJ Kennedy
by Vegasbound
Mon Jun 22, 2020 12:47 am
Forum: Mouthpieces
Topic: Denis Wick 10cs
Replies: 14
Views: 991

Re: Denis Wick 10cs

Which 10cs? The original is much more an 11c size/feel the new design is more towards the 7c feel
by Vegasbound
Sat Jun 20, 2020 5:36 am
Forum: (Classifieds) Instruments & Parts
Topic: WTB: Benge 190F
Replies: 12
Views: 895

Re: WTB: Benge 190F

Have you checked with DJ ?
by Vegasbound
Sat Jun 20, 2020 2:36 am
Forum: (Classifieds) Instruments & Parts
Topic: SOLD PLEASE DELETE
Replies: 2
Views: 370

Re: FS: Ralph Sauer Brace

Pm sent
by Vegasbound
Fri Jun 19, 2020 12:42 am
Forum: Mouthpieces
Topic: Does this exist?
Replies: 10
Views: 869

Re: Does this exist?

Yes. Doug Elliott
by Vegasbound
Thu Jun 18, 2020 9:08 am
Forum: Performance
Topic: Easy trombone quartet ballads
Replies: 4
Views: 528

Re: Easy trombone quartet ballads

band accompanied?
by Vegasbound
Mon Jun 15, 2020 2:28 pm
Forum: (Classifieds) Instruments & Parts
Topic: WTB Conn 78H
Replies: 4
Views: 527

Re: WTB Conn 78H

Have you tried DJ ?
by Vegasbound
Tue Jun 09, 2020 1:03 am
Forum: Instruments
Topic: Which brand of horn or combination of materials produce the best slide vibrato?
Replies: 23
Views: 1599

Re: Which brand of horn or combination of materials produce the best slide vibrato?

It is the player, not the materials the horn is made from that makes for good slide vibrato, it should be practiced and used when the music calls for it...... And it has changed over the decades The late Bill Tole had great slide vib, and if your being TD for the night watch Buddy Morrow leaving the...
by Vegasbound
Sun Jun 07, 2020 1:38 am
Forum: (Classifieds) Mouthpieces
Topic: WTB - Remington Shank bass mouthpiece
Replies: 8
Views: 574

Re: WTB - Remington Shank bass mouthpiece

Doug can put together any size you want with his Remmington shank
by Vegasbound
Thu Jun 04, 2020 10:51 am
Forum: (Classifieds) Mouthpieces
Topic: Euro shank tuba mouthpiece
Replies: 4
Views: 393

Re: Euro shank tuba mouthpiece

Wick 5 is 30mm and small shank if that helps
by Vegasbound
Wed Jun 03, 2020 4:19 am
Forum: Instruments
Topic: Advantages/disadvantages of dual bore?
Replies: 32
Views: 1700

Re: Advantages/disadvantages of dual bore?

Ralph Sauer used a 525/547 on his conn I think especially on first or solo rep it is a great set up
by Vegasbound
Wed Jun 03, 2020 4:14 am
Forum: Accessories
Topic: Mutes in a symphonic setting
Replies: 16
Views: 1025

Re: Mutes in a symphonic setting

answer, depends on the rep being played and then usualy a metal straight will be enough, so start putting together a mute bag, as you progress in your musical journey you will need it!
by Vegasbound
Wed Jun 03, 2020 4:11 am
Forum: Instruments
Topic: Are silver sonics magical?
Replies: 25
Views: 1951

Re: Are silver sonics magical?

No not all, just those made by the dwarf lords in their halls below the HN White factory....but seriously the good ones are very good, but like most things there are some terrible blowing ones too.....As Sam Burtis said try everything and use what works for you!
by Vegasbound
Tue Jun 02, 2020 10:09 am
Forum: Performance
Topic: Mahler 3 LSO live recording 1961
Replies: 6
Views: 613

Mahler 3 LSO live recording 1961

The LSO recorded live at the Royal festival hall 16th November 1961, a chance to hear Denis Wick with that legendary 8H but several years before the 4AL

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P71kY3EG-8Y
by Vegasbound
Tue Jun 02, 2020 9:46 am
Forum: Gigs, Events, Jobs, & Vacancies
Topic: John Packer ltd host Denis Wick live Q&A Wednesday June 3rd
Replies: 1
Views: 312

John Packer ltd host Denis Wick live Q&A Wednesday June 3rd

Your chance to ask Denis Wick a question as John Packer Ltd host live oline q&a 20.00hrs (GMT) Wednesday June 3rd https://4barsrest.com/news/41420/john-packer-to-host-denis-wick-qa-evening It is FREE but places are limited and you need to register and here is the link if you want to take part https:...
by Vegasbound
Thu May 28, 2020 1:53 am
Forum: Musicians
Topic: Curtis Fuller appreciation thread
Replies: 22
Views: 1582

Re: Curtis Fuller appreciation thread

Giant bones 80 with Kai Winding is worth a listen
by Vegasbound
Fri May 22, 2020 3:23 pm
Forum: Teaching & Learning
Topic: Caruso-Landsman: anyone spend time on this?
Replies: 18
Views: 1116

Re: Caruso-Landsman: anyone spend time on this?

Bach5G wrote:
Fri May 22, 2020 3:17 pm
Vegasbound wrote:
Fri May 22, 2020 3:06 pm
Sam Burtis studied with Caruso so you should make contact with him
Was I asking about Sam?

Don't know why I bother sometimes!
by Vegasbound
Fri May 22, 2020 3:06 pm
Forum: Teaching & Learning
Topic: Caruso-Landsman: anyone spend time on this?
Replies: 18
Views: 1116

Re: Caruso-Landsman: anyone spend time on this?

Sam Burtis studied with Caruso so you should make contact with him
by Vegasbound
Thu May 21, 2020 4:46 am
Forum: Instruments
Topic: Do you play bass or tenor? Double? And why?
Replies: 54
Views: 2443

Re: Do you play bass or tenor? Double? And why?

Yes, and euph bass trumpet and tuba.... increases the chance of work!
by Vegasbound
Wed May 20, 2020 2:07 am
Forum: Instruments
Topic: Opinions on wessex horns
Replies: 14
Views: 1005

Re: Opinions on wessex horns

As others have said Hirsbrunner make fantastic instruments, always remember that ther eeuphs had very large valve tops competed to the sovereign and was considered a tenor tuba....but as I said fantastic quality
by Vegasbound
Tue May 19, 2020 2:22 am
Forum: Instruments
Topic: Opinions on wessex horns
Replies: 14
Views: 1005

Re: Opinions on wessex horns

Have you tried doing a search? As there are several threads about Wessex instruments some of our current and past members have been involved in development and design

And Wessex started as a tuba and euph producer
by Vegasbound
Fri May 15, 2020 8:31 am
Forum: Instruments
Topic: Don Lusher's trombone
Replies: 27
Views: 1888

Re: Don Lusher's trombone

So what was that 8H with a Boosey balance weight that I saw in lessons ?? Chris Yes, Chris :good: I saw Don's 2B with the B&H weight too :biggrin: Well the your eye witness comments showing that what i had always thought must be an urban myth is in fact true and the fact its true is sad on several ...
by Vegasbound
Fri May 15, 2020 5:08 am
Forum: Instruments
Topic: Don Lusher's trombone
Replies: 27
Views: 1888

Re: Don Lusher's trombone

Fidbone wrote:
Fri May 15, 2020 4:40 am
There's an old tale/myth perhaps, that after Don Lusher and Denis Wick had promoted the B&H Trombones they both switched back to their King, Conn instruments and put the B&H Counterweights on to give the appearance that they were playing B&H ............ :biggrin:

It is an urban myth
by Vegasbound
Fri May 15, 2020 2:29 am
Forum: Instruments
Topic: Don Lusher's trombone
Replies: 27
Views: 1888

Re: Don Lusher's trombone

https://i.ibb.co/b7Sy06F/2819-B376-9-FA2-45-C1-87-A3-EFBA4-DFBE512.jpg From the early 1980's the .500 bore there is footage on YouTube of him playing it on a TV show and at the school proms at the RAH, he also had a large bore that was their attempt at a convertible version with a really awkward lo...
by Vegasbound
Fri May 15, 2020 2:23 am
Forum: Tangents
Topic: The sound in your head
Replies: 24
Views: 870

Re: The sound in your head

dershem wrote:
Thu May 14, 2020 7:13 pm
Vegasbound wrote:
Mon May 11, 2020 9:57 am


but why?
WHy not?
Cc
Thanks for your insightful input
by Vegasbound
Thu May 14, 2020 11:22 am
Forum: (Classifieds) Instruments & Parts
Topic: WTB: Elkhart 88H
Replies: 10
Views: 802

Re: WTB: Elkhart 88H

SteelDeRosa wrote:
Thu May 14, 2020 10:54 am
Thanks for your reply, Joe. Really hoping for an 88. Much obliged, though.
Have you contacted DJ yet? He has elkie's
by Vegasbound
Wed May 13, 2020 6:10 am
Forum: Mouthpieces
Topic: Giardinelli - Buddy Morrow model
Replies: 4
Views: 358

Re: Giardinelli - Buddy Morrow model

For anyone interested I posted photos of a BM Giardinelli belonging to a collector in Japan on the fb page as i cvant figure out how you do it here....and was contacted by a guy from NZ, who ordered his first Giardinelli in 1967 and Buddy was listed in the catalogue under artists models
by Vegasbound
Wed May 13, 2020 3:38 am
Forum: Composition, Arrangement, & Theory
Topic: Ideas on what next to take on
Replies: 19
Views: 1166

Re: Ideas on what next to take on

I have an CD of Tommy Dorsey with a tune I had never heard before. It's called "Wagon Wheels" and is a paraphrase of a tune from Dvorak's "New World" Symphony (the English Hon solo from the 2nd Movement). Adoption of Classical themes into Big Band tunes was incredibly popular in the 1940s and a nic...
by Vegasbound
Tue May 12, 2020 12:52 pm
Forum: Tangents
Topic: The sound in your head
Replies: 24
Views: 870

Re: The sound in your head

Yes, but how did it get there? was there one recording or performance that influenced you as a youngster .....not just a list of names but was there that light bulb moment? Bob Hughes on the recording of Alpine Symphony, or anyone who heard Les Lake in the opera Dr Atomic tht was monstrous bass bon...
by Vegasbound
Tue May 12, 2020 2:48 am
Forum: Tangents
Topic: The sound in your head
Replies: 24
Views: 870

Re: The sound in your head

An attempt at humour I know, but not really what I was trying to ask you to do, after 7weeks in lockdown with no ensemble playing and too much time on our hands I am hoping for more than one liners! After these weeks of lockdown a bit of humour might be all that some of us can manage...but I'll try...

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