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by ttf_Chris Fidler
Fri Feb 02, 2018 7:19 am
Forum: Instruments
Topic: Is anyone building a great 88H copy these days?
Replies: 37
Views: 1105

Is anyone building a great 88H copy these days?

<r><URL url="http://tromboneforum.org/index.php?topic=104278.msg1231311#msg1231311"><s>[url=http://tromboneforum.org/index.php?topic=104278.msg1231311#msg1231311]</s>Quote from: Euphanasia on Yesterday at 06:59 AM<e>[/url]</e></URL>I'm not understanding this "Plays better than an 88H" concept. <br/>...
by ttf_Chris Fidler
Fri Feb 02, 2018 1:26 am
Forum: Instruments
Topic: Is anyone building a great 88H copy these days?
Replies: 37
Views: 1105

Is anyone building a great 88H copy these days?

Ha...... Your Mother was a hamster and your Father smelt of elderberries  Image
by ttf_Chris Fidler
Thu Feb 01, 2018 8:17 am
Forum: Instruments
Topic: Is anyone building a great 88H copy these days?
Replies: 37
Views: 1105

Is anyone building a great 88H copy these days?

<r>I have a Rath R4/F<br/> It's the "88H Elkhart" version....... Except it plays better than any 88H Elkhart or otherwise that I've ever tried/owned.<br/> <br/> The Specs are...... Red brass 550R Lightweight bell. Bronze Slide. Yellow Brass tuning slide and a Rotax valve.<br/> <br/> Boom <IMG src="h...
by ttf_Chris Fidler
Tue Jan 09, 2018 3:16 am
Forum: Mouthpieces
Topic: AR Resonance Mouthpieces
Replies: 122
Views: 2645

AR Resonance Mouthpieces

<r><URL url="http://tromboneforum.org/index.php?topic=101155.msg1227664#msg1227664"><s>[url=http://tromboneforum.org/index.php?topic=101155.msg1227664#msg1227664]</s>Quote from: BGuttman on Jan 08, 2018, 03:13PM<e>[/url]</e></URL>How does it work with the Inderbinen trombone? <IMG src="http://trombo...
by ttf_Chris Fidler
Mon Jan 08, 2018 2:59 pm
Forum: Mouthpieces
Topic: AR Resonance Mouthpieces
Replies: 122
Views: 2645

AR Resonance Mouthpieces

<r><URL url="http://tromboneforum.org/index.php?topic=101155.msg1227657#msg1227657"><s>[url=http://tromboneforum.org/index.php?topic=101155.msg1227657#msg1227657]</s>Quote from: blast on Jan 08, 2018, 02:24PM<e>[/url]</e></URL>Ahh ! He just gets very keen..... on occasions.....<br/> <br/> Chris Stea...
by ttf_Chris Fidler
Sat Jan 06, 2018 1:59 am
Forum: The Healthy Trombonsit
Topic: Gum discomfort on anything besides 6.5AL
Replies: 6
Views: 370

Gum discomfort on anything besides 6.5AL

<r>Stick with that size then!!!<br/> You could go down the Doug Elliot route and keep the same rim but change cup size etc.<br/> There's also AR Resonance which I have switched to or Warburton that do similar.<br/> <br/> FWIW I am also most comfortable on 25.4 rim sizes <IMG src="http://tromboneforu...
by ttf_Chris Fidler
Wed Dec 27, 2017 3:36 am
Forum: Instruments
Topic: Rath Nickel Tuning Slides
Replies: 12
Views: 400

Rath Nickel Tuning Slides

<t>I have a Nickel tuning slide on my Rath R12. I found it the best match with my un-lacquered 650 lighter weight red brass bell.<br/> <br/> It pointed up articulation particularly in the high register and gave a bit more body to the sound.<br/> <br/> I personally think that on the smaller bore Rath...
by ttf_Chris Fidler
Wed Dec 20, 2017 1:11 am
Forum: Mouthpieces
Topic: AR Resonance Mouthpieces
Replies: 122
Views: 2645

AR Resonance Mouthpieces

I just chose the 2 sizes of mouthpiece rim that I already play on and asked for the most common cup and backbone shapes.
Cheers,
Chris.
by ttf_Chris Fidler
Mon Dec 18, 2017 2:40 pm
Forum: Mouthpieces
Topic: AR Resonance Mouthpieces
Replies: 122
Views: 2645

AR Resonance Mouthpieces

<r><URL url="http://tromboneforum.org/index.php?topic=101155.msg1224846#msg1224846"><s>[url=http://tromboneforum.org/index.php?topic=101155.msg1224846#msg1224846]</s>Quote from: Chris Fidler on Dec 16, 2017, 03:28AM<e>[/url]</e></URL>Tweaked a little and now on a 26.0/60-43-10.5 in silver <IMG src="...
by ttf_Chris Fidler
Mon Dec 18, 2017 2:36 pm
Forum: Instruments
Topic: Rath R2 vs Shires Michael Davis +
Replies: 26
Views: 634

Rath R2 vs Shires Michael Davis +

<r><URL url="http://tromboneforum.org/index.php?topic=103560.msg1225045#msg1225045"><s>[url=http://tromboneforum.org/index.php?topic=103560.msg1225045#msg1225045]</s>Quote from: sabutin on Dec 18, 2017, 07:51AM<e>[/url]</e></URL> many Rath .508 bores <br/> <br/> Just to clarify, Rath don't do a .508...
by ttf_Chris Fidler
Mon Dec 18, 2017 7:28 am
Forum: Instruments
Topic: Rath R2 vs Shires Michael Davis +
Replies: 26
Views: 634

Rath R2 vs Shires Michael Davis +

If it ain't broke don't fix it!!!!

Stick with the Rath Image
by ttf_Chris Fidler
Sat Dec 16, 2017 10:36 am
Forum: Mouthpieces
Topic: AR Resonance Mouthpieces
Replies: 122
Views: 2645

AR Resonance Mouthpieces

I'll return the first one.
by ttf_Chris Fidler
Sat Dec 16, 2017 3:28 am
Forum: Mouthpieces
Topic: AR Resonance Mouthpieces
Replies: 122
Views: 2645

AR Resonance Mouthpieces

<r><URL url="http://tromboneforum.org/index.php?topic=101155.msg1223191#msg1223191"><s>[url=http://tromboneforum.org/index.php?topic=101155.msg1223191#msg1223191]</s>Quote from: Chris Fidler on Dec 05, 2017, 01:23AM<e>[/url]</e></URL>Well, after following this thread and various recommendations I to...
by ttf_Chris Fidler
Thu Dec 07, 2017 11:53 pm
Forum: Mouthpieces
Topic: K&G trombone mouthpieces
Replies: 3
Views: 323

K&G trombone mouthpieces

Haven't tried one......... They are made in Malta not the UK Image
by ttf_Chris Fidler
Tue Dec 05, 2017 1:23 am
Forum: Mouthpieces
Topic: AR Resonance Mouthpieces
Replies: 122
Views: 2645

AR Resonance Mouthpieces

<r>Well, after following this thread and various recommendations I took the plunge.<br/> <br/> I ordered a 25.1 /60-43-10.5 in silver<br/> <br/> I've played it for a few days now and can honestly say it's blown everything else I've owned/tried in that size out of the water!!!<br/> <br/> Totally blow...
by ttf_Chris Fidler
Tue Nov 07, 2017 11:45 am
Forum: Mouthpieces
Topic: Silver rimmed, gold cupped mouthpiece
Replies: 20
Views: 532

Silver rimmed, gold cupped mouthpiece

<r>I had a silver plated rim gold bodied Bach 11C one time which I had done.<br/> I prefer the feel of silver on the chops....... I was young and liked the hip-ness of the gold look <IMG src="http://tromboneforum.org/Smileys/otjf/wink.gif"><s>[img]</s><URL url="http://tromboneforum.org/Smileys/otjf/...
by ttf_Chris Fidler
Fri Nov 03, 2017 8:10 am
Forum: Practice Room
Topic: 10 Minute Warm-Up vs. 15 Minute Warm-up vs. 20 Minute Warm-up
Replies: 28
Views: 747

10 Minute Warm-Up vs. 15 Minute Warm-up vs. 20 Minute Warm-up

<r>I have the 20 min book and would say that it's more of a maintenance practice book.<br/> I like it a lot but would say it's more than a warm up....... The Super 9th exercise is a ball breaker!!!!<br/> <br/> Everything Michael produces is well worth while IMHO <IMG src="http://tromboneforum.org/Sm...
by ttf_Chris Fidler
Fri May 05, 2017 8:20 am
Forum: Instruments
Topic: Budget alternatives of King 2B
Replies: 65
Views: 817

Budget alternatives of King 2B

<r><URL url="http://tromboneforum.org/index.php?topic=99710.msg1192435#msg1192435"><s>[url=http://tromboneforum.org/index.php?topic=99710.msg1192435#msg1192435]</s>Quote from: Exzaclee on May 04, 2017, 11:55PM<e>[/url]</e></URL><br/> The Rath R11 - I haven't played this, but a rath artist I know has...
by ttf_Chris Fidler
Wed Apr 19, 2017 12:28 am
Forum: Instruments
Topic: From 5B to 2B in 40 years.
Replies: 26
Views: 246

From 5B to 2B in 40 years.

<r>It would cost you a lot less to visit the Rath factory......... Just saying  <IMG src="http://tromboneforum.org/Smileys/otjf/biggrin.gif"><s>[img]</s><URL url="http://tromboneforum.org/Smileys/otjf/biggrin.gif">http://tromboneforum.org/Smileys/otjf/biggrin.gif</URL><e>[/img]</e></IMG><br/> </r>
by ttf_Chris Fidler
Tue Apr 18, 2017 3:32 am
Forum: Instruments
Topic: From 5B to 2B in 40 years.
Replies: 26
Views: 246

From 5B to 2B in 40 years.

<r>Give the Rath R12 a blow........ My new weapon of choice, Un-lacquered R650 Red brass bell, Nickel silver tuning slide, Fantastic combination <IMG src="http://tromboneforum.org/Smileys/otjf/smile.gif"><s>[img]</s><URL url="http://tromboneforum.org/Smileys/otjf/smile.gif">http://tromboneforum.org/...
by ttf_Chris Fidler
Sun Apr 09, 2017 5:58 am
Forum: Mouthpieces
Topic: Bob Reeves/Brass Ark 11C?
Replies: 45
Views: 625

Bob Reeves/Brass Ark 11C?

<r><URL url="http://tromboneforum.org/index.php?topic=97454.msg1188710#msg1188710"><s>[url=http://tromboneforum.org/index.php?topic=97454.msg1188710#msg1188710]</s>Quote from: vegasbound on Apr 09, 2017, 03:46AM<e>[/url]</e></URL><br/> Hi Chris,<br/> <br/> Yes it does, I play the MN because the 25mm...
by ttf_Chris Fidler
Sun Apr 09, 2017 3:08 am
Forum: Mouthpieces
Topic: Bob Reeves/Brass Ark 11C?
Replies: 45
Views: 625

Bob Reeves/Brass Ark 11C?

<r>The rim is slightly narrower and has a wider diameter.<br/> <br/> I can get more chop into it which I like very much.<br/> <br/> The MN has slightly more core to the sound probably due to weight but the cup on the MN is also a bit more U shaped.<br/> <br/> I prefer the BA/Reeves because it seems ...
by ttf_Chris Fidler
Sat Apr 08, 2017 4:05 am
Forum: Mouthpieces
Topic: Bob Reeves/Brass Ark 11C?
Replies: 45
Views: 625

Bob Reeves/Brass Ark 11C?

<r>Just get it tried, Noah has a return policy if you don't like it!!!!<br/> <br/> I feel it's different to anything I've played on in the 11C range with the added bonus of having a roomier rim <IMG src="http://tromboneforum.org/Smileys/otjf/smile.gif"><s>[img]</s><URL url="http://tromboneforum.org/...
by ttf_Chris Fidler
Fri Mar 31, 2017 4:06 am
Forum: Mouthpieces
Topic: Bob Reeves/Brass Ark 11C?
Replies: 45
Views: 625

Bob Reeves/Brass Ark 11C?

<r>I'm a couple of months into this Mpc and am digging it immensely!!!!<br/> <br/> Matches my new Rath R12 perfectly.<br/> <br/> May well have to investigate the Clarke 6.5 for my R3 very soon.<br/> <br/> GREAT work Noah and Bob .......  <IMG src="http://tromboneforum.org/Smileys/otjf/sing.gif"><s>[...
by ttf_Chris Fidler
Tue Mar 21, 2017 6:33 am
Forum: Music, Concerts, and Recordings
Topic: Sweet Lucy
Replies: 8
Views: 149

Sweet Lucy

<r><URL url="http://tromboneforum.org/index.php?topic=98719.msg1185972#msg1185972"><s>[url=http://tromboneforum.org/index.php?topic=98719.msg1185972#msg1185972]</s>Quote from: Bellend on Mar 21, 2017, 04:32AM<e>[/url]</e></URL><br/> Daisey Mae  is a great track also , have the album on CD now.<br/> ...
by ttf_Chris Fidler
Fri Mar 17, 2017 3:24 am
Forum: Music, Concerts, and Recordings
Topic: Sweet Lucy
Replies: 8
Views: 149

Sweet Lucy

<r>My favourite Raul Album is "Don't ask my neighbours" A bit less commercial than Sweet Lucy and twice as funky <IMG src="http://tromboneforum.org/Smileys/otjf/smile.gif"><s>[img]</s><URL url="http://tromboneforum.org/Smileys/otjf/smile.gif">http://tromboneforum.org/Smileys/otjf/smile.gif</URL><e>[...
by ttf_Chris Fidler
Wed Feb 08, 2017 2:37 pm
Forum: Mouthpieces
Topic: Bob Reeves/Brass Ark 11C?
Replies: 45
Views: 625

Bob Reeves/Brass Ark 11C?

<r>Hey all,<br/> <br/> By far the best 11C I've ever played on  <IMG src="http://tromboneforum.org/Smileys/otjf/sing.gif"><s>[img]</s><URL url="http://tromboneforum.org/Smileys/otjf/sing.gif">http://tromboneforum.org/Smileys/otjf/sing.gif</URL><e>[/img]</e></IMG><br/> <br/> Really comfy and easy to ...
by ttf_Chris Fidler
Sun Jan 22, 2017 12:26 pm
Forum: Mouthpieces
Topic: Bob Reeves/Brass Ark 11C?
Replies: 45
Views: 625

Bob Reeves/Brass Ark 11C?

Cute  Image
by ttf_Chris Fidler
Mon Jan 16, 2017 8:56 am
Forum: Mouthpieces
Topic: Bob Reeves/Brass Ark 11C?
Replies: 45
Views: 625

Bob Reeves/Brass Ark 11C?

I had an original Clarke L which I sold to Sam Burtis........ Wish I'd never sold it :-(

Looks like I may have to get one from Noah at some point...... The original was fantastic and in perfect original condition!!!
by ttf_Chris Fidler
Mon Jan 16, 2017 8:50 am
Forum: Mouthpieces
Topic: Bob Reeves/Brass Ark 11C?
Replies: 45
Views: 625

Bob Reeves/Brass Ark 11C?

<r>Thank you John, much appreciated and good to hear <IMG src="http://tromboneforum.org/Smileys/otjf/smile.gif"><s>[img]</s><URL url="http://tromboneforum.org/Smileys/otjf/smile.gif">http://tromboneforum.org/Smileys/otjf/smile.gif</URL><e>[/img]</e></IMG><br/> <br/> I'm looking forward to the experi...
by ttf_Chris Fidler
Mon Jan 16, 2017 8:39 am
Forum: Mouthpieces
Topic: Bob Reeves/Brass Ark 11C?
Replies: 45
Views: 625

Bob Reeves/Brass Ark 11C?

<r>Anyone playing on one of these yet?<br/> <br/> I've just ordered one <IMG src="http://tromboneforum.org/Smileys/otjf/smile.gif"><s>[img]</s><URL url="http://tromboneforum.org/Smileys/otjf/smile.gif">http://tromboneforum.org/Smileys/otjf/smile.gif</URL><e>[/img]</e></IMG><br/> <br/> Noah convinced...
by ttf_Chris Fidler
Fri Jan 13, 2017 4:48 am
Forum: Trombonists
Topic: Rare Footage of Dorsey Bros Band Live
Replies: 26
Views: 367

Rare Footage of Dorsey Bros Band Live

I enjoyed this video muchly........ Thanks Andy Image
by ttf_Chris Fidler
Sun Nov 06, 2016 1:00 am
Forum: Other Musicians and Ensembles
Topic: Michael Buble at the BBC
Replies: 9
Views: 430

Michael Buble at the BBC

Left to right....... Alistair White, Chris Dean, Andy Wood, Nigel Barr Image
by ttf_Chris Fidler
Fri Jun 03, 2016 10:11 am
Forum: Trombonists
Topic: Trombone players with great Articulations
Replies: 59
Views: 1275

Trombone players with great Articulations

Marshall Gilkes.
by ttf_Chris Fidler
Sun Apr 24, 2016 3:15 am
Forum: Instruments
Topic: Stolen Instrument and other equipment!!!!!....... Please help if you can.
Replies: 3
Views: 73

Stolen Instrument and other equipment!!!!!....... Please help if you can.

<r>A good friend and colleague of mine Lee Hallam had his livelihood stolen last week in the UK.<br/> Please be on the look out if you can for the following listed below (particularly UK/Euro members) although worldwide should also be considered these days as these scumbags will try any way possible...
by ttf_Chris Fidler
Sun Jun 07, 2015 2:10 pm
Forum: Trombonists
Topic: More YouTube Trombonists
Replies: 2499
Views: 48104

More YouTube Trombonists

<r><URL url="http://tromboneforum.org/index.php?topic=28950.msg1081053#msg1081053"><s>[url=http://tromboneforum.org/index.php?topic=28950.msg1081053#msg1081053]</s>Quote from: Paul Martin on Jun 07, 2015, 01:09PM<e>[/url]</e></URL>Wow, what a great sound, which you can across the board with WDR big ...
by ttf_Chris Fidler
Sun Jun 07, 2015 2:09 am
Forum: Trombonists
Topic: More YouTube Trombonists
Replies: 2499
Views: 48104

More YouTube Trombonists

<r>Hi Graham FYI Shannon Barnett has replaced Marshall Gilkes in the WDR Big Band in Germany!!!!<br/> <br/> Here she is soloing at 5"13 live in the WDR studio with Jimmy Heath........... <URL url="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z1dE5yyUUmM"><s>[url=https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z1dE5yyUUmM]</s>ht...
by ttf_Chris Fidler
Fri Mar 07, 2014 4:59 pm
Forum: Polls
Topic: Hershey or Nestle
Replies: 43
Views: 817

Hershey or Nestle

Neither have much to do with "Real" Chocolate!!!
by ttf_Chris Fidler
Wed Mar 27, 2013 3:23 am
Forum: Trombonists
Topic: More YouTube Trombonists
Replies: 2499
Views: 48104

More YouTube Trombonists

<r>+1 <IMG src="http://tromboneforum.org/Smileys/otjf/smile.gif"><s>[img]</s><URL url="http://tromboneforum.org/Smileys/otjf/smile.gif">http://tromboneforum.org/Smileys/otjf/smile.gif</URL><e>[/img]</e></IMG><br/> <br/> Hal was Elliot Mason's teacher.<br/> I hear a lot of Hal in Elliot's playing!!!!...
by ttf_Chris Fidler
Fri Jan 18, 2013 6:12 pm
Forum: Trombonists
Topic: More YouTube Trombonists
Replies: 2499
Views: 48104

More YouTube Trombonists

<r>More new Elliot Mason............. <URL url="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l9GvgrNwzyk"><s>[url=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l9GvgrNwzyk]</s>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l9GvgrNwzyk<e>[/url]</e></URL><br/> <br/>  <IMG src="http://tromboneforum.org/Smileys/otjf/amazed.gif"><s>[img]</s><URL ur...
by ttf_Chris Fidler
Wed Dec 19, 2012 4:45 pm
Forum: Trombonists
Topic: More YouTube Trombonists
Replies: 2499
Views: 48104

More YouTube Trombonists

NEW Elliot Mason Solo on YouTube........... http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=doLbVzxvr4g

Enjoy!!!!
by ttf_Chris Fidler
Thu Nov 15, 2012 2:48 am
Forum: Trombonists
Topic: More YouTube Trombonists
Replies: 2499
Views: 48104

More YouTube Trombonists

<r><URL url="http://tromboneforum.org/index.php?topic=28950.msg916562#msg916562"><s>[url=http://tromboneforum.org/index.php?topic=28950.msg916562#msg916562]</s>Quote from: Chasbo on Nov 14, 2012, 09:45PM<e>[/url]</e></URL>Very nice! I really dug your solo!<br/> <br/> Thanks, but that's my buddy Trev...
by ttf_Chris Fidler
Thu Jul 19, 2012 3:02 am
Forum: Trombonists
Topic: More YouTube Trombonists
Replies: 2499
Views: 48104

More YouTube Trombonists

<r>Nice bone section feature here.......... <URL url="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4L-pSXDK6As&feature=player_embedded"><s>[url=https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4L-pSXDK6As&feature=player_embedded]</s><LINK_TEXT text="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4L-pSXD ... r_embedded">https://www.yout...
by ttf_Chris Fidler
Fri Jun 01, 2012 3:56 pm
Forum: Trombonists
Topic: More YouTube Trombonists
Replies: 2499
Views: 48104

More YouTube Trombonists

Check out this young 10 year old cutie ripping up "All of me" ............. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hH5KaGxahiU&NR=1
by ttf_Chris Fidler
Wed May 16, 2012 4:47 am
Forum: Practice Room
Topic: High Range on Trombone
Replies: 65
Views: 1437

High Range on Trombone

<r><URL url="http://tromboneforum.org/index.php?topic=61543.msg881031#msg881031"><s>[url=http://tromboneforum.org/index.php?topic=61543.msg881031#msg881031]</s>Quote from: vegasbound on May 16, 2012, 04:42AM<e>[/url]</e></URL>Nit buying the book i a big mistake...Maggio (written is bass clef for bon...
by ttf_Chris Fidler
Tue May 15, 2012 1:51 am
Forum: Practice Room
Topic: High Range on Trombone
Replies: 65
Views: 1437

High Range on Trombone

<r>MAGGIO.......  <IMG src="http://tromboneforum.org/Smileys/otjf/good.gif"><s>[img]</s><URL url="http://tromboneforum.org/Smileys/otjf/good.gif">http://tromboneforum.org/Smileys/otjf/good.gif</URL><e>[/img]</e></IMG> <IMG src="http://tromboneforum.org/Smileys/otjf/clever.gif"><s>[img]</s><URL url="...
by ttf_Chris Fidler
Sun Jan 29, 2012 3:11 am
Forum: Trombonists
Topic: More YouTube Trombonists
Replies: 2499
Views: 48104

More YouTube Trombonists

Great version of Bach's Toccata & Fugue by the London Trombone Ensemble!!!!

Enjoy............ http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Afp2NrGSpuw

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