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by LoremIpsum
Sun Aug 05, 2018 11:11 am
Forum: Instruments
Topic: Besson 8-10 info
Replies: 12
Views: 492

Re: Besson 8-10 info

There was an informative set of posts by Stewbones on TTF this year, including a post which explained how some of the Besson and B&H trombones were linked. Here is the link in case you had not seen it.

And best of luck with the Bessons.
by LoremIpsum
Sat Jun 02, 2018 3:06 am
Forum: Mouthpieces
Topic: Favorite Mouthpieces?
Replies: 60
Views: 4113

Re: Favorite Mouthpieces?

I use classic Denis Wick 4 mouthpieces. Most of my playing is on a 4AL, although I have a 4BL for when I need a bit more projection and a 4BS for my medium bore. They are just about similar enough in feel for me to switch from the AL without losing too much performance. In an ideal world I would try...
by LoremIpsum
Sat Jun 02, 2018 1:44 am
Forum: Performance
Topic: Unaccompanied Trombone pieces?
Replies: 6
Views: 828

Re: Unaccompanied Trombone pieces?

Here are some suggestions for pieces that are at (or beyond) UK grade 8 standard. I apologise that I do not know how this relates to other grade scales. Elegy for Mippy 2 - Bernstein Ricercare - D. Gabrielli Fantasy for trombone - Arnold Fanfare - John Kenny The trombone solo from Mahler 3 and some ...
by LoremIpsum
Wed May 23, 2018 11:39 am
Forum: Tangents
Topic: Tenor horn
Replies: 55
Views: 3112

Re: Tenor horn

This link may be of help to understand how a tenor horn is used in a brass band context. It is an article focused on writing for brass bands (as viewed by Nigel Horne) and the main bits of interest are in the "parts" section.
by LoremIpsum
Mon May 07, 2018 2:08 am
Forum: Teaching & Learning
Topic: Tilting your head?
Replies: 7
Views: 847

Re: Tilting your head?

I cannot justify stating how I would straighten everythign out as I am not a pro player or a teacher and am loath to potentially give bad advice. However, I have exactly the same trait including the decrease in the angle as time has gone on. In my case, I am pretty sure that the instrument itself do...
by LoremIpsum
Sat Apr 21, 2018 6:46 am
Forum: Teaching & Learning
Topic: Jamey Abersold's Summer Jazz Workshop
Replies: 13
Views: 1147

Re: Jamey Abersold's Summer Jazz Workshop

I attended one of the ones that he ran in London. If I am remembering correctly, each day included a couple of lectures (one more focussed on deciphering the notes/chord progressions and another on other useful skills), an instrument specific session (trombone players all together with an experience...

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