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by ttf_mbarbier
Wed Jan 31, 2018 1:11 pm
Forum: Other Musicians and Ensembles
Topic: Solo and chamber professional trombonists
Replies: 8
Views: 21714

Solo and chamber professional trombonists

<t>Hey y'all!<br/> <br/> Funny to see my name pop up on this one (but flattered to see my name with people I respect a ton)- I really make my living mostly playing new music, but that means chamber/solo as kind of a byproduct of a different goal...<br/> <br/>  it's a messy question, that most who ma...
by ttf_mbarbier
Wed Jan 31, 2018 1:11 pm
Forum: Other Musicians and Ensembles
Topic: Solo and chamber professional trombonists
Replies: 8
Views: 21714

Solo and chamber professional trombonists

<t>Hey y'all!<br/> <br/> Funny to see my name pop up on this one (but flattered to see my name with people I respect a ton)- I really make my living mostly playing new music, but that means chamber/solo as kind of a byproduct of a different goal...<br/> <br/>  it's a messy question, that most who ma...
by ttf_mbarbier
Tue Jan 30, 2018 12:20 am
Forum: Instruments
Topic: Kanstul large bore tenors: who’s playing them?
Replies: 12
Views: 9465

Kanstul large bore tenors: who’s playing them?

<t>I tried the TIS horn a few times and it plays very nicely, but has some foundational issues (that are easy to miss when trying out) which I think keeps it from being more popular. <br/> <br/> I know a number of professionals who owned the TIS large bore. They all ended up selling them (or having ...
by ttf_mbarbier
Wed Jan 24, 2018 2:40 pm
Forum: Music, Concerts, and Recordings
Topic: Soviet Era. Repertoire for trombone.
Replies: 17
Views: 12725

Soviet Era. Repertoire for trombone.

<t>Edison Denisov has a trombone and piano work, as does Violetta Dinescu who is Romanian but grew up there while it was part of the eastern bloc. <br/> <br/> If you have any flexibility on the trombone/piano side, Denisov  also has a great work for clarinet, trombone, cello,and piano. Alfred Schnit...
by ttf_mbarbier
Fri Dec 01, 2017 10:01 pm
Forum: Schools, Colleges, and Conservatories
Topic: Brass Studies at CalArts
Replies: 2
Views: 7237

Brass Studies at CalArts

<r>The brass department site is more properly up here: <URL url="https://brass.calarts.edu/"><s>[url=https://brass.calarts.edu/]</s>https://brass.calarts.edu/<e>[/url]</e></URL>.<br/> <br/> It's got more specific information than the main site as well as alumni media highlights. BFA application hard...
by ttf_mbarbier
Fri Dec 01, 2017 10:01 pm
Forum: Schools, Colleges, and Conservatories
Topic: Brass Studies at CalArts
Replies: 2
Views: 7237

Brass Studies at CalArts

<r>The brass department site is more properly up here: <URL url="https://brass.calarts.edu/"><s>[url=https://brass.calarts.edu/]</s>https://brass.calarts.edu/<e>[/url]</e></URL>.<br/> <br/> It's got more specific information than the main site as well as alumni media highlights. BFA application hard...
by ttf_mbarbier
Sun Oct 29, 2017 2:48 pm
Forum: Schools, Colleges, and Conservatories
Topic: Brass Studies at CalArts
Replies: 2
Views: 7237

Brass Studies at CalArts

<r>The Herb Alpert School of Music at CalArts seeks graduate and undergraduate brass applicants for its BFA, MFA, and DMA degree programs. Building from a traditional foundation, the CalArts brass program focuses on contemporary works and performance practices while offering a flexible and inclusive...
by ttf_mbarbier
Sat Oct 28, 2017 12:28 pm
Forum: Accessories
Topic: Ultra low price tuners
Replies: 12
Views: 9953

Ultra low price tuners

<r><URL url="https://www.amazon.com/So-There-Rechargeable-Stringed-Instruments/dp/B01J38RW9Q/ref=sr_1_16?ie=UTF8&qid=1509218754&sr=8-16&keywords=clip+on+tuner"><s>[url=https://www.amazon.com/So-There-Rechargeable-Stringed-Instruments/dp/B01J38RW9Q/ref=sr_1_16?ie=UTF8&qid=1509218754&a...
by ttf_mbarbier
Wed Oct 25, 2017 7:52 pm
Forum: Music, Concerts, and Recordings
Topic: Music for Trombone and Electronic Tape--future performances?
Replies: 3
Views: 7561

Music for Trombone and Electronic Tape--future performances?

<t>A lot of publishers sell digital copies of those things now- though there can be a solid wait depending on if there has been a previous request or not. There are a number I've bought that came with a cd in the back, though it seems like most are moving toward the download model. <br/> <br/> As un...
by ttf_mbarbier
Mon Aug 28, 2017 7:44 am
Forum: Accessories
Topic: Are whisper mutes the same as practice mutes?
Replies: 5
Views: 1054

Are whisper mutes the same as practice mutes?

Yea just use a practice mute- the actual whispa mute hasn't been made for years, but it's just a practice mute.
by ttf_mbarbier
Sun Aug 13, 2017 11:52 pm
Forum: Mouthpieces
Topic: 6.5a (small shank) variations
Replies: 25
Views: 3772

6.5a (small shank) variations

<r><URL url="http://tromboneforum.org/index.php?topic=101606.msg1207699#msg1207699"><s>[url=http://tromboneforum.org/index.php?topic=101606.msg1207699#msg1207699]</s>Quote from: bigeg on Aug 12, 2017, 11:50PM<e>[/url]</e></URL>I just found and old thread on the 6T and it mentions that they make it w...
by ttf_mbarbier
Sat Aug 12, 2017 10:12 pm
Forum: Mouthpieces
Topic: 6.5a (small shank) variations
Replies: 25
Views: 3772

6.5a (small shank) variations

I've been using the Warburton 6T for about 6 years as my daily worker on a .525. I really like it- it's tight but I find the extra mass lets it put out a lot more sound than you'd expect.
by ttf_mbarbier
Tue Aug 08, 2017 8:41 pm
Forum: Schools, Colleges, and Conservatories
Topic: transfer options in California BM
Replies: 6
Views: 7916

transfer options in California BM

<t>What's your major at CalArts? I'm under the impression that we have no incoming trombone majors, so just curious. There's a shortage of that there at the moment (currently 1 when there are normally 4-6), so, as far as I understand, there are better chances at more substantial financial aid to try...
by ttf_mbarbier
Mon Aug 07, 2017 6:32 pm
Forum: Music, Concerts, and Recordings
Topic: Bass Trumpet Literature???
Replies: 6
Views: 1215

Bass Trumpet Literature???

Giacinto Scelsi and Kurt Isaacson both have solos.
by ttf_mbarbier
Thu Jul 13, 2017 9:30 am
Forum: Instruments
Topic: Should Wessex make a new Trombonium?
Replies: 31
Views: 4276

Should Wessex make a new Trombonium?

<r><URL url="http://tromboneforum.org/index.php?topic=101063.msg1203215#msg1203215"><s>[url=http://tromboneforum.org/index.php?topic=101063.msg1203215#msg1203215]</s>Quote from: modelerdc on Jul 12, 2017, 08:42PM<e>[/url]</e></URL>Just my opinion, but  much better bass trumpet would be better, hopef...
by ttf_mbarbier
Thu Jul 13, 2017 9:29 am
Forum: The Business of Music
Topic: LA Phil Second Trombone
Replies: 19
Views: 13101

LA Phil Second Trombone

<r><URL url="http://tromboneforum.org/index.php?topic=101028.msg1203254#msg1203254"><s>[url=http://tromboneforum.org/index.php?topic=101028.msg1203254#msg1203254]</s>Quote from: MikeBMiller on Jul 13, 2017, 07:03AM<e>[/url]</e></URL>Now I am just an amateur schmuck with no expertise in choosing play...
by ttf_mbarbier
Thu Jun 29, 2017 5:38 pm
Forum: Composition, Arranging, and Theory
Topic: Becoming limited??
Replies: 13
Views: 9682

Becoming limited??

<r><URL url="http://tromboneforum.org/index.php?topic=100818.msg1201150#msg1201150"><s>[url=http://tromboneforum.org/index.php?topic=100818.msg1201150#msg1201150]</s>Quote from: robcat2075 on Today at 03:48 PM<e>[/url]</e></URL>Nonsense has been tried. <br/> <br/> Starting with Schoenberg and contin...
by ttf_mbarbier
Sat Jun 24, 2017 12:02 pm
Forum: Schools, Colleges, and Conservatories
Topic: Going Into College
Replies: 4
Views: 7392

Going Into College

<t>I studied with Mr Stout for my undergrad when he was teaching at CIM- he's a fantastic teacher. He'll outline clearly what you need and what is expected when the year starts. His teaching has a solid focus on Rochut and Kopprach, so you've already got plenty to get started with. Your first lesson...
by ttf_mbarbier
Sat Jun 24, 2017 12:02 pm
Forum: Schools, Colleges, and Conservatories
Topic: Going Into College
Replies: 4
Views: 7392

Going Into College

<t>I studied with Mr Stout for my undergrad when he was teaching at CIM- he's a fantastic teacher. He'll outline clearly what you need and what is expected when the year starts. His teaching has a solid focus on Rochut and Kopprach, so you've already got plenty to get started with. Your first lesson...
by ttf_mbarbier
Sun Jun 11, 2017 11:39 am
Forum: Notices from TTF Members
Topic: CalArts trombone faculty
Replies: 3
Views: 914

CalArts trombone faculty

Thank you, Aidan!
by ttf_mbarbier
Sun Jun 11, 2017 11:39 am
Forum: Notices from TTF Members
Topic: CalArts trombone faculty
Replies: 3
Views: 914

CalArts trombone faculty

Thank you, Aidan!
by ttf_mbarbier
Sat Jun 10, 2017 10:28 am
Forum: Notices from TTF Members
Topic: CalArts trombone faculty
Replies: 3
Views: 914

CalArts trombone faculty

<r>Hey y'all,<br/> <br/> I'm excited to share that I'm joining the CalArts brass faculty in the fall to succeed Jim Miller as trombone instructor and teaching brass studio class. Alex Iles is the trombone instructor for the jazz department as well, and secondary lessons are also available with him f...
by ttf_mbarbier
Sat May 13, 2017 10:22 pm
Forum: Classified Advertisements
Topic: WTB: Mel-O-Wah
Replies: 9
Views: 1534

WTB: Mel-O-Wah

<r><URL url="http://tromboneforum.org/index.php?topic=99141.msg1193646#msg1193646"><s>[url=http://tromboneforum.org/index.php?topic=99141.msg1193646#msg1193646]</s>Quote from: BillO on May 13, 2017, 09:39PM<e>[/url]</e></URL>Not the only issue I have with facet mutes is the extraordinary price tag. ...
by ttf_mbarbier
Sat May 13, 2017 10:17 pm
Forum: Classified Advertisements
Topic: WTB: Mel-O-Wah
Replies: 9
Views: 1534

WTB: Mel-O-Wah

<r><URL url="http://tromboneforum.org/index.php?topic=99141.msg1193604#msg1193604"><s>[url=http://tromboneforum.org/index.php?topic=99141.msg1193604#msg1193604]</s>Quote from: brucolli on May 13, 2017, 02:37PM<e>[/url]</e></URL>Matt, I've had two interesting experiences lately concerning the Mel-O-W...
by ttf_mbarbier
Sat May 13, 2017 4:52 pm
Forum: Schools, Colleges, and Conservatories
Topic: low cost music study in America
Replies: 15
Views: 10463

low cost music study in America

UCLA has some good opportunities for aid and an excellent trombone teacher (James Miller).
by ttf_mbarbier
Thu Apr 06, 2017 6:18 pm
Forum: Classified Advertisements
Topic: WTB: Mel-O-Wah
Replies: 9
Views: 1534

WTB: Mel-O-Wah

<r><URL url="http://tromboneforum.org/index.php?topic=99141.msg1188222#msg1188222"><s>[url=http://tromboneforum.org/index.php?topic=99141.msg1188222#msg1188222]</s>Quote from: BillO on Apr 05, 2017, 02:55PM<e>[/url]</e></URL>Dillon's still show them on-line.  You might want to give them a call to se...
by ttf_mbarbier
Tue Apr 04, 2017 11:37 pm
Forum: Classified Advertisements
Topic: WTB: Mel-O-Wah
Replies: 9
Views: 1534

WTB: Mel-O-Wah

Any one have a Mel-O-Wah laying around that you wanna sell? Humes and Berg has no stock, but won't make more until they have enough orders...which means they're not gonna make any...

Thank you!
by ttf_mbarbier
Tue Mar 14, 2017 11:39 pm
Forum: Music, Concerts, and Recordings
Topic: new works/recordings for two trombones
Replies: 1
Views: 956

new works/recordings for two trombones

<r>I've been meaning to share some new media from my trombone duo [<URL url="http://www.ragethormbones.rocks/"><s>[url=http://www.ragethormbones.rocks/]</s>http://www.ragethormbones.rocks/<e>[/url]</e></URL>] that I thought might be of interest and decided to get around to it...it's pretty far in le...
by ttf_mbarbier
Tue Mar 14, 2017 11:39 pm
Forum: Music, Concerts, and Recordings
Topic: new works/recordings for two trombones
Replies: 1
Views: 956

new works/recordings for two trombones

<r>I've been meaning to share some new media from my trombone duo [<URL url="http://www.ragethormbones.rocks/"><s>[url=http://www.ragethormbones.rocks/]</s>http://www.ragethormbones.rocks/<e>[/url]</e></URL>] that I thought might be of interest and decided to get around to it...it's pretty far in le...
by ttf_mbarbier
Mon Dec 19, 2016 3:35 pm
Forum: The Business of Music
Topic: Obamacare explained for musicians
Replies: 75
Views: 28510

Obamacare explained for musicians

maybe time to move this thread to the PP section?
by ttf_mbarbier
Fri Jul 30, 2010 6:15 pm
Forum: Composition, Arranging, and Theory
Topic: Just Intonation Composition
Replies: 90
Views: 32357

Just Intonation Composition

<t>I don't study with Ben; he doesn't teach anymore. I just got to work with him last year for a concert and a new edition of one of his pieces I made. We mostly just talked about issues of notation. Ironically though he's probably closer to an Army base than a center for microtonal experimentation-...
by ttf_mbarbier
Fri Jul 30, 2010 9:12 am
Forum: Composition, Arranging, and Theory
Topic: Just Intonation Composition
Replies: 90
Views: 32357

Just Intonation Composition

<t>Yea that's the slight problem with both. The Helmholtz one looks a bit complex till you get used to it, but the Johnston one actually really gets messed up the more you do it. I'd been playing his music for a while but I spent a good bit of time working with him last year and he pointed out alot ...
by ttf_mbarbier
Thu Jul 29, 2010 5:55 pm
Forum: Composition, Arranging, and Theory
Topic: Just Intonation Composition
Replies: 90
Views: 32357

Just Intonation Composition

<r>I'd suggest actually checking out <URL url="http://www.plainsound.org"><s>[url=http://www.plainsound.org]</s>www.plainsound.org<e>[/url]</e></URL> It's a self-publishing collective of composers working in Just Intonation (composition and instrumental research). Especially the work from Marc Sabat...

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