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by JohnD
Fri Mar 15, 2019 3:14 pm
Forum: Instruments
Topic: 1967 Olds Ambassador
Replies: 3
Views: 110

Re: 1967 Olds Ambassador

You started off playing trombone back in '67? So did I. You ended up with an Ambie? So did I. This horn looks great. If there is no plating loss on the inners and the cleaned (!) slide runs even, this one will be fun. You may want to check with the SlideDoctors site about polishing the outer slide i...
by JohnD
Sat Mar 02, 2019 8:31 am
Forum: Instruments
Topic: When Dave Steinmeyer Picks Up A New Horn...
Replies: 12
Views: 882

Re: When Dave Steinmeyer Picks Up A New Horn...

Well, well, these days my dealer had Yamaha shipping him an 897Z. So we gave it another try. 2B new, XO Fedchock, my '62 Olds Ambassador. Warm-up and go for what DS recommended. 4 horns required about 1.5 hours, but I was not continuously playing and rested in between for better results. All were pl...
by JohnD
Thu Feb 28, 2019 2:10 pm
Forum: Instruments
Topic: When Dave Steinmeyer Picks Up A New Horn...
Replies: 12
Views: 882

Re: When Dave Steinmeyer Picks Up A New Horn...

Ok, thanks all for your input. So I will intensify my little horn safari....
by JohnD
Wed Feb 27, 2019 1:24 pm
Forum: Instruments
Topic: When Dave Steinmeyer Picks Up A New Horn...
Replies: 12
Views: 882

When Dave Steinmeyer Picks Up A New Horn...

Hi, folks, this is an excerpt from a dissertation, which refers to an interview with DS: https://aquila.usm.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=2139&context=dissertations So what I do when I pick up a trombone is I'll play the tuning B-flat with it. I'll play it down to the F and down to the low B-flat....
by JohnD
Sun Aug 12, 2018 10:49 am
Forum: Tangents
Topic: What else do you play??
Replies: 18
Views: 3204

Re: What else do you play??

Trumpet. My sousphone retired but will never sell it, don't care about flugelhorn or cornet so much, sold them. Euphonium is s rare job for a Bavarian band, just to do a friend a favor.....
by JohnD
Sun Aug 12, 2018 3:52 am
Forum: Instruments
Topic: Best complement to a .547 f att
Replies: 11
Views: 1290

Re: Best complement to a .547 f att

King 3B/F is great, very versatile horn. Just in case, you didn't make a decision. But if, what horn did you buy?
by JohnD
Sun Aug 12, 2018 3:30 am
Forum: Mouthpieces
Topic: Giardinelli Rim comparison.
Replies: 12
Views: 1303

Re: Giardinelli Rim comparison.

Hi, folks,
here we go again:
http://www.jazzer.de/forum/Giardinelli_ ... ombone.pdf

That's the table Posaunus referred to. Had it in the old forum, posted years ago.

Thanks, John

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