Search found 583 matches

by Neo Bri
Thu Dec 13, 2018 10:26 am
Forum: (Classifieds) Mouthpieces
Topic: WTB: Doug Elliott LT C or D Cup and Small Shank
Replies: 0
Views: 33

WTB: Doug Elliott LT C or D Cup and Small Shank

Hi Chatters,

I'm looking for an inexpensive LTC or LTD cup with an appropriate small shank. This is for a gift for a student so let me know what you have. Thank you!
by Neo Bri
Tue Dec 04, 2018 2:48 pm
Forum: Comments & Suggestions
Topic: Mearl Danner
Replies: 2
Views: 82

Re: Mearl Danner

We're working on the email system in the background. Also, I got him registered and activated. Good to go.
by Neo Bri
Thu Nov 29, 2018 9:19 pm
Forum: (Classifieds) Instruments & Parts
Topic: Sold!
Replies: 4
Views: 389

Re: FS: Courtois 420BO for $1,700!

These horns are OUTSTANDING.
by Neo Bri
Thu Nov 29, 2018 9:18 pm
Forum: Instruments
Topic: Holton TR181 introduced when?
Replies: 6
Views: 368

Re: Holton TR181 introduced when?

Guessing here. I thought it was around 1968 or so.
by Neo Bri
Wed Nov 28, 2018 9:59 pm
Forum: Teaching & Learning
Topic: Updated Arban book, free pdf download
Replies: 2
Views: 272

Re: Updated Arban book, free pdf download

Thanks for this!
by Neo Bri
Sun Nov 18, 2018 7:48 pm
Forum: Comments & Suggestions
Topic: Forum forgets me...
Replies: 63
Views: 4317

Re: Forum forgets me...

Yeah, when we migrated (likely the last time we'll need to) I had to flush my cookies and cache. Then I had to re-do my bookmark for it, too, since it seemed to be pointing to a slightly different URL or perhaps an IP address. In any event, I fixed it. Things should be settled in. Thanks for your pa...
by Neo Bri
Mon Nov 12, 2018 9:56 am
Forum: Comments & Suggestions
Topic: Monetary Donations
Replies: 4
Views: 2323

Re: Monetary Donations

Thanks, guys. I'm trying to figure out the best way to proceed. It's on our radar.
by Neo Bri
Fri Nov 09, 2018 10:51 am
Forum: News & Announcements
Topic: TromboneChat Status Update (2018.11.09)
Replies: 10
Views: 3737

TromboneChat Status Update (2018.11.09)

Hey Chatters, I'm happy to announce that we're migrated the site to a more stable platform and we shouldn't have so many problems in the future. Several things still need to settle, and anyone having problems is encouraged to dump their cookies, but in a short time everyone should be good to go. Tha...
by Neo Bri
Thu Nov 08, 2018 8:56 am
Forum: News & Announcements
Topic: TromboneChat Outage (& future plans)
Replies: 11
Views: 6441

Re: TromboneChat Outage (& future plans)

Folks, Thanks for the support. Needless to say, we're working on it on the back end. We are going to try to migrate the site to our new server space as quickly as possible - I don't know how long that will take from today. I will be setting up a PayPal account or similar to accept donations, which a...
by Neo Bri
Wed Nov 07, 2018 7:46 am
Forum: News & Announcements
Topic: TromboneChat Outage (& future plans)
Replies: 11
Views: 6441

TromboneChat Outage (& future plans)

Hey Chatters! Yesterday we had an outage, as some of you are doubtless aware. I'll keep it very brief. Our host basically shut things down because we're using too many resources (CPU cycles, particularly). We've been working on a plan to jump ship to a better service which will serve our needs. I've...
by Neo Bri
Fri Nov 02, 2018 8:58 am
Forum: Performance
Topic: Patrick McCarty Sonata for Bass Trombone
Replies: 6
Views: 5722

Re: Patrick McCarty Sonata for Bass Trombone

Probably hardest thing in that is the octave jumps in the 3rd movement, and if you work on playing efficiently, they're not too bad. Like the others say...play, listen, play listen.
by Neo Bri
Sat Oct 27, 2018 11:28 pm
Forum: Performance
Topic: Tablets
Replies: 34
Views: 19562

Re: Tablets

Problem is that most tablets are meant for watching movies, so their aspect ratio is widescreen which makes for a very narrow view. I use an iPad 2 that I bought nearly 5 years ago at this point. Its starting to run a little slow... though the battery is still okay. The screen is a little small but...
by Neo Bri
Fri Oct 26, 2018 10:31 am
Forum: Instruments
Topic: Abilene Conn 88H Value
Replies: 5
Views: 1435

Re: Abilene Conn 88H Value

I'm not sure, but I've played Abilene horns that were good. It's just a way people sometimes value horns.
by Neo Bri
Mon Oct 15, 2018 9:05 pm
Forum: (Classifieds) Instruments & Parts
Topic: WTB: Alto (not Chinese)
Replies: 5
Views: 683

Re: WTB: Alto (not Chinese)

Budget? Not too high. I have some ideas about some mods I might undertake...but we'll see. I'm either looking for a deal on a horn someone has no more use for or a bit of a beat-up one that I can cut up a little bit. Doesn't have to be pristine.
by Neo Bri
Fri Oct 12, 2018 6:19 pm
Forum: (Classifieds) Instruments & Parts
Topic: FS Rath R4F Hagmann
Replies: 6
Views: 935

Re: FS Rath R4F Hagmann

Amazing trombones.
by Neo Bri
Sat Oct 06, 2018 9:28 pm
Forum: (Classifieds) Instruments & Parts
Topic: WTB: Alto (not Chinese)
Replies: 5
Views: 683

Re: WTB: Alto (not Chinese)

I love accordion! But yes, not what I'm looking for.
by Neo Bri
Thu Oct 04, 2018 10:10 pm
Forum: (Classifieds) Cases
Topic: WTB: Alto Case
Replies: 0
Views: 916

WTB: Alto Case

Hi there,

I'm interested in an alto case. If you have one for sale, let me know. Thanks.

I may also be interested in a double case (tenor/alto).
by Neo Bri
Thu Oct 04, 2018 10:08 pm
Forum: (Classifieds) Instruments & Parts
Topic: WTB: Alto (not Chinese)
Replies: 5
Views: 683

WTB: Alto (not Chinese)

Hey there folks, I am looking into more options for an alto. I currently have a JP Rath, and it's a GREAT alto (for what I use it for, anyway). Now I'm looking for another one to compare, preferably with a valve. I'm not too specific at this point. I have some stuff I'd be interested in trading. Jus...
by Neo Bri
Wed Oct 03, 2018 9:02 pm
Forum: (Classifieds) Instruments & Parts
Topic: FS: Wessex Bombino Eb 3/4 Tuba
Replies: 2
Views: 353

Re: FS: Wessex Bombino Eb 3/4 Tuba

Cool horn.
by Neo Bri
Tue Oct 02, 2018 11:12 am
Forum: Comments & Suggestions
Topic: Monetary Donations
Replies: 4
Views: 2323

Re: Monetary Donations

We've discussed it before, and yes there is considerable cost. We just haven't implemented anything as of yet. Stay tuned, and thanks for the thought!
by Neo Bri
Wed Sep 19, 2018 10:17 pm
Forum: (Classifieds) Instruments & Parts
Topic: FS: Two student horns (Yamaha & King)
Replies: 1
Views: 271

Re: FS: Two student horns (Yamaha & King)

I played a 352 yesterday...it's a really good horn and the slide was fantastic. Highly recommended.
by Neo Bri
Tue Sep 04, 2018 1:20 pm
Forum: Comments & Suggestions
Topic: TLS (SSL)
Replies: 1
Views: 1029

Re: TLS (SSL)

Check your email, Barry.
by Neo Bri
Wed Aug 29, 2018 8:55 pm
Forum: Musicians
Topic: Number of trombonists in the world?
Replies: 20
Views: 1695

Re: Number of trombonists in the world?

Yeah, you have to define players.
by Neo Bri
Mon Aug 27, 2018 7:55 pm
Forum: Comments & Suggestions
Topic: Getting a favicon
Replies: 12
Views: 1265

Re: Getting a favicon

You guys are awesome. Apparently at least 3 of us all designed one. Great problem to have!
by Neo Bri
Sun Aug 26, 2018 8:34 pm
Forum: Instruments
Topic: Thoughts on the Yamaha YSL682B
Replies: 17
Views: 2943

Re: Thoughts on the Yamaha YSL682B

Sorry to dredge up an old thread, but people seemed interested in the design of the Yamaha big valve. I actually purchased a used 682b recently & I took an opportunity on the weekend to pull the valve apart & take some photos. The valve has a straight bore through the middle (open horn) making the ...
by Neo Bri
Sun Aug 26, 2018 8:32 pm
Forum: Comments & Suggestions
Topic: Getting a favicon
Replies: 12
Views: 1265

Re: Getting a favicon

Working on it. Stay tuned.
by Neo Bri
Sat Aug 25, 2018 4:45 pm
Forum: Instruments
Topic: Yamaha V valve
Replies: 12
Views: 945

Re: Yamaha V valve

I saw one of those V valves in Japan in 2005. So they've been around since at least then. I didn't play it.
by Neo Bri
Thu Aug 23, 2018 9:29 am
Forum: Mouthpieces
Topic: Parduba Double Cup mpc
Replies: 5
Views: 1152

Re: Parduba Double Cup mpc

Hey had some popularity in the past. I actually think they're sort of interesting, though I've never seen them in any sizes remotely compatible with my face.
by Neo Bri
Thu Aug 23, 2018 9:27 am
Forum: Instruments
Topic: Matthias Holle Trombones
Replies: 8
Views: 675

Re: Matthias Holle Trombones

I don't know them and am curious, too.
by Neo Bri
Wed Aug 22, 2018 7:52 pm
Forum: Instruments
Topic: Holton Superbone
Replies: 38
Views: 1728

Re: Holton Superbone

Matt K wrote:
Wed Aug 22, 2018 9:53 am
:lol:

FWIW, I interpreted it as emphasis (such as this) but I might be wrong:
Ashley Alexander was the 1st serious player to make this horn really work. Not as a gimmick but as his horn.
Oh. Now I see.
by Neo Bri
Wed Aug 22, 2018 9:06 am
Forum: Instruments
Topic: Holton Superbone
Replies: 38
Views: 1728

Re: Holton Superbone

Ashley Alexander was the 1st serious player to make this horn really work. Not as a gimmick but as HIS Horn https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7leaKOf5WrY What is HIS? I think he meant that he was familiar with the instrument at a very high level, not necessarily someone who picked it up just to be di...
by Neo Bri
Tue Aug 21, 2018 8:49 pm
Forum: Modification & Repair
Topic: Trigger happy
Replies: 16
Views: 1365

Re: Trigger happy

Post a picture of the trigger if you can. It'll help many of us help you.
by Neo Bri
Tue Aug 21, 2018 8:48 pm
Forum: Instruments
Topic: Holton Superbone
Replies: 38
Views: 1728

Re: Holton Superbone

dukesboneman wrote:
Tue Aug 21, 2018 8:27 pm
Ashley Alexander was the 1st serious player to make this horn really work. Not as a gimmick but as HIS Horn
What is HIS?
by Neo Bri
Mon Aug 20, 2018 11:34 am
Forum: Comments & Suggestions
Topic: Profile information is dull!
Replies: 12
Views: 1305

Re: Profile information is dull!

Well, we do have the means - they are just text fields. One can only see them after 2 posts to keep bot traffic away from the information. On the other hand, might it be sufficient to include links for other social media if you would thus like to share your information with the world? Can include t...
by Neo Bri
Mon Aug 20, 2018 9:50 am
Forum: Comments & Suggestions
Topic: Profile information is dull!
Replies: 12
Views: 1305

Re: Profile information is dull!

Maybe a minor overhaul is a good idea. Other opinions?
by Neo Bri
Wed Aug 15, 2018 2:05 pm
Forum: Comments & Suggestions
Topic: D J Kennedy
Replies: 11
Views: 1794

Re: D J Kennedy

He's on here for sure. Just doesn't post much.
by Neo Bri
Tue Aug 14, 2018 11:28 pm
Forum: (Classifieds) Instruments & Parts
Topic: FS: King 3B
Replies: 2
Views: 386

Re: King 3B

Please use a FS: or WTB: for your topic. This helps others.
by Neo Bri
Tue Aug 14, 2018 8:06 pm
Forum: (Classifieds) Instruments & Parts
Topic: FS Rath R9 Bronze Slide
Replies: 3
Views: 277

Re: Rath R9 Bronze Slide

OP: Please remember to add a FS: or WTB: prefix to your posts in the classifieds to keep people having to figure it out by clicking on the topic. Thanks.
by Neo Bri
Mon Aug 13, 2018 7:14 pm
Forum: (Classifieds) Instruments & Parts
Topic: FS: Conn Greenhoe Tenor Trombone
Replies: 8
Views: 700

Re: FS: Conn Greenhoe Tenor Trombone

I believe the singular is ellipsis and the plural is ellipses.
by Neo Bri
Sun Aug 12, 2018 8:45 pm
Forum: Mouthpieces
Topic: I wanted to know so that I left this sentence behind.
Replies: 3
Views: 1358

Re: I wanted to know so that I left this sentence behind.

Are you asking what mouthpieces are in the picture?
by Neo Bri
Fri Aug 10, 2018 1:11 pm
Forum: Instruments
Topic: Horn of the Day - 1923 Conn Eb Alto
Replies: 7
Views: 540

Re: Horn of the Day - 1923 Conn Eb Alto

Wow...I love that!
by Neo Bri
Fri Aug 10, 2018 10:25 am
Forum: Instruments
Topic: Sterling Silver Bells
Replies: 8
Views: 747

Re: Sterling Silver Bells

by Neo Bri
Thu Aug 09, 2018 9:11 pm
Forum: (Classifieds) Instruments & Parts
Topic: FS: Schilke ST21
Replies: 4
Views: 688

Re: FS: Schilke ST21

That may be because of the weird pitch problem where Schilke made a bunch of them that were too flat to play. Or am I confusing that with another company/horn?
by Neo Bri
Thu Aug 09, 2018 10:02 am
Forum: Instruments
Topic: How to hold a Conn 88H????
Replies: 21
Views: 773

Re: How to hold a Conn 88H????

Here's a picture: https://capitolmusic.files.wordpress.com/2013/07/trombone-left-hand.jpg That picture has a little hand support, but that's how you should hold it. I completely agree...I wouldn't march with the 88H. Marching is notoriously hard on instruments and I'd put a cheaper horn on the field...
by Neo Bri
Wed Aug 08, 2018 11:34 am
Forum: (Classifieds) Instruments & Parts
Topic: WTB: Shires 2RVE bell
Replies: 4
Views: 224

Re: WTB: Shires 2RVE bell

You need two approved posts before PM privileges are granted. Now you have one.
by Neo Bri
Tue Aug 07, 2018 12:49 pm
Forum: Modification & Repair
Topic: Cut It
Replies: 23
Views: 1287

Re: Cut It

Exactly what I was hoping for. Thanks! I hope this helps someone in the future, too.
by Neo Bri
Tue Aug 07, 2018 11:02 am
Forum: Modification & Repair
Topic: Cut It
Replies: 23
Views: 1287

Cut It

Hi Chatters, I've got a Bach 36BO. I'm planning on cutting the F-attachment tuning slide to G. How much tubing to I need to cut from it to make the magic happen? Is there a formula I can use to remove 2 half-steps of tubing from the attachment? If it's longer than the available length of the tuning ...
by Neo Bri
Tue Aug 07, 2018 10:54 am
Forum: Gigs, Events, Jobs, & Vacancies
Topic: Currently open Australia/NZ Jobs
Replies: 4
Views: 2723

Re: Currently open Australia/NZ Jobs

Thanks for posting this.
by Neo Bri
Mon Aug 06, 2018 5:38 pm
Forum: Modification & Repair
Topic: Thayer issues
Replies: 6
Views: 451

Re: Thayer issues

Maybe the cone shape acts as a funnel and the lube filters out into the slide...gravity...
by Neo Bri
Mon Aug 06, 2018 5:37 pm
Forum: (Classifieds) Instruments & Parts
Topic: WTB .525 leadpipe
Replies: 7
Views: 357

Re: WTB .525 leadpipe

New users must have two posts approved before all privileges are unlocked. And now you have one.

Go to advanced search