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.
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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...
- Sat Jun 02, 2018 1:44 am
- Forum: Performance
- Topic: Unaccompanied Trombone pieces?
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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 ...
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...
- Sat Apr 21, 2018 6:46 am
- Forum: Teaching & Learning
- Topic: Jamey Abersold's Summer Jazz Workshop
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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...