Conrad Herwig

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Conrad Herwig

Post by DakoJack » Fri Nov 08, 2019 12:22 pm

I don't actually see a ton on here about him am I the only one obsessed with this dude, what an animal. Possibly my favorite to ever do it, any other Conrad fans hit me with your deep cuts on here.
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Re: Conrad Herwig

Post by Matt K » Fri Nov 08, 2019 12:43 pm

Yeah I'm a huge fan. I think I own every album he's produced... some stuff he's a sideman for. I actually used to own his old alto after he switched to Rath. He used it as far as I am aware, for one Eddie Palmieri album https://www.amazon.com/Gigue-Bach-Goes- ... B000UBPRJ8 . Was a Conn 36H which he had them swap the Bb attachment so it was in Bb by default.
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Re: Conrad Herwig

Post by Mv2541 » Mon Dec 02, 2019 11:49 am

He is my favorite trombone player with no exceptions. The airy smoky sound is something I have been searching for forever and I'll probably never get it half a good as he does. Also the sound he can produce on just the mouthpiece alone has given me chills on a few separate occasions- it's unreal.

Not many people (on any instrument) play with as much energy and excitement as he does.

Once in a masterclass he was writing something on a chalk board and the bone stand he was using started to collapse and fall over. This student sitting nearby caught his horn with a lightning reaction and Conrad would have never known if someone didn't tell him and give the kid credit.
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Re: Conrad Herwig

Post by SaigonSlide » Mon Dec 02, 2019 5:28 pm

He’s a game changer on the trombone.

What equipment does he use now?
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Re: Conrad Herwig

Post by Mv2541 » Wed Dec 04, 2019 1:36 pm

SaigonSlide wrote:
Mon Dec 02, 2019 5:28 pm
He’s a game changer on the trombone.

What equipment does he use now?
His horn is listed on Rath's website under artists. All nickel R10 (.500 bore).

I'm pretty sure he has always played a NY Bach 7 (not 7C). Maybe it was modified but I'm not sure.
Bard College Conservatory 2020
Shires- #1 Pipe, TW47, Axial, TY, 7RXLWT8 -GB NY 5.25
Rath R100- GB 7C
Shires- Bollinger Slide w/ Nickel Crook, Bollinger Axials, BG, Bollinger Bell- Warburton 1 1/4 JW
Zig Kanstul Bass Trumpet #1- ?
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