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by cozzagiorgi
Thu Sep 20, 2018 10:29 pm
Forum: Instruments
Topic: The (occasional) joys of eBay gambling/buying blind
Replies: 22
Views: 839

Re: The (occasional) joys of eBay gambling/buying blind

Me too, but it is a PITA to search in other regions.
by cozzagiorgi
Thu Sep 20, 2018 1:33 pm
Forum: Instruments
Topic: The (occasional) joys of eBay gambling/buying blind
Replies: 22
Views: 839

Re: The (occasional) joys of eBay gambling/buying blind

Craigslist is not strong here in europe.
by cozzagiorgi
Thu Sep 20, 2018 8:24 am
Forum: Instruments
Topic: The (occasional) joys of eBay gambling/buying blind
Replies: 22
Views: 839

Re: The (occasional) joys of eBay gambling/buying blind

Finetales wrote:
Wed Sep 19, 2018 9:52 pm
German eBay is also a great place to look.
German Ebay is cool if you look for very unique horns with some special custom modifications. But often horns are way overpriced.

But it is a good environnement for selling :-)
by cozzagiorgi
Wed Sep 19, 2018 1:51 pm
Forum: Instruments
Topic: The (occasional) joys of eBay gambling/buying blind
Replies: 22
Views: 839

Re: The (occasional) joys of eBay gambling/buying blind

I do the best deals off ebay but on other reselling sites. Such as? One example: This one could be fun to get more info on: https://www.kijiji.ca/v-brass-instrument-horn/owen-sound/conn-6-h-trombone-for-sale/1378726364?enableSearchNavigationFlag=true Note the mouthpiece engraving... and the horn mi...
by cozzagiorgi
Tue Sep 18, 2018 11:06 pm
Forum: Instruments
Topic: The (occasional) joys of eBay gambling/buying blind
Replies: 22
Views: 839

Re: The (occasional) joys of eBay gambling/buying blind

I do the best deals off ebay but on other reselling sites. Such as? I used to follow items on the Goodwill site but gave it up after too many other people discovered it. Great place to snatch a deal, for a while anyway. Actually all kind of reselling sites in a lot of different countries and in dif...
by cozzagiorgi
Tue Sep 18, 2018 7:16 am
Forum: Performance
Topic: What we're doing
Replies: 117
Views: 5714

Re: What we're doing

I'm located near to Ludwigsburg, I couldn't find a brass band to the North/North-West of Stuttgart so far. I had planned to go down to a brass band near Göppingen and play a bit of Eb tuba but so far that didn't work out due to other events. Enjoy your banding! Yeah i would expect it to be hard to ...
by cozzagiorgi
Tue Sep 18, 2018 4:08 am
Forum: Performance
Topic: What we're doing
Replies: 117
Views: 5714

Re: What we're doing

Come to switzerland! Plenty of brass bands here :-)
by cozzagiorgi
Mon Sep 17, 2018 1:49 pm
Forum: Instruments
Topic: The (occasional) joys of eBay gambling/buying blind
Replies: 22
Views: 839

Re: The (occasional) joys of eBay gambling/buying blind

Yeah it seems to be a great period for buying some rare or high end horns!

I am looking at a rath r9 with sterling silver bell right now. 5500 usd... doesn't seem that bad.
by cozzagiorgi
Mon Sep 17, 2018 10:22 am
Forum: Instruments
Topic: The (occasional) joys of eBay gambling/buying blind
Replies: 22
Views: 839

Re: The (occasional) joys of eBay gambling/buying blind

I do the best deals off ebay but on other reselling sites.
by cozzagiorgi
Sun Sep 16, 2018 5:22 am
Forum: Musicians
Topic: Massimo LaRosa
Replies: 50
Views: 948

Re: Massimo LaRosa

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by cozzagiorgi
Sat Sep 15, 2018 7:28 am
Forum: Tangents
Topic: Beer prices
Replies: 6
Views: 168

Re: Beer prices

Leif, as you know your government keeps alcohol prices artificially high by taxes.

Here in Switzerland a beer is around 4 or 5 usd.
by cozzagiorgi
Wed Sep 12, 2018 9:29 am
Forum: Teaching & Learning
Topic: A very unusual trumpet embouchure
Replies: 18
Views: 606

Re: A very unusual trumpet embouchure

Crazy.. any trombonists on that level with circular breathing ?
by cozzagiorgi
Wed Sep 12, 2018 9:22 am
Forum: Modification & Repair
Topic: Mating bells and slides of different brands
Replies: 11
Views: 435

Re: Mating bells and slides of different brands

I play a nach bell sectipn with an edwards slide on bass and a bach bell with shires slide on tenor. Great combinations. I guess i dont like bach slides...

The Shires slidw had to be adapted somewhat
by cozzagiorgi
Sun Sep 09, 2018 10:19 am
Forum: (Classifieds) Instruments & Parts
Topic: FS: Bach 42b Corporation
Replies: 0
Views: 155

FS: Bach 42b Corporation

I am selling my Bach 42b Corporation. As you can see from the pics it is unlaquered. Great sounding horn, slide is great, valve is great. If you are a fan of this classic Bach sound, this one is definitely for you! Here are the pics: https://app.box.com/s/prasosczq6qxgmmzajk0e3k0oqdzf3lx Looking for...
by cozzagiorgi
Fri Sep 07, 2018 1:07 pm
Forum: Media
Topic: Chick a bone checkout
Replies: 7
Views: 263

Re: Chick a bone checkout

There is no way I will be able to perform such a piece. Waaaaay above my level.

But I would really like to hear it.
by cozzagiorgi
Fri Sep 07, 2018 10:03 am
Forum: Media
Topic: Chick a bone checkout
Replies: 7
Views: 263

Re: Chick a bone checkout

Oh no thats not an option sorry :-)
by cozzagiorgi
Fri Sep 07, 2018 9:51 am
Forum: Media
Topic: Chick a bone checkout
Replies: 7
Views: 263

Re: Chick a bone checkout

No studio recording that I know of exists.

Sad, it looks like a great piece that could really do a lot for trombone. But recordings would be a much needed vehicle for this.
by cozzagiorgi
Fri Sep 07, 2018 9:18 am
Forum: Media
Topic: Chick a bone checkout
Replies: 7
Views: 263

Chick a bone checkout

Looking for a recording. Whats out there?
by cozzagiorgi
Thu Sep 06, 2018 2:16 am
Forum: Teaching & Learning
Topic: Arm soreness while playing
Replies: 14
Views: 308

Re: Arm soreness while playing

I have had some problems in my shoulder that went away with some ergotherapy. Make sure you are holding your trombone in a very relaxed manner, it should just "sit" on your hand, no pressure. Try to move your shoulder/elbow forward and backwards in order to find the most comfortable spot. Make sure ...
by cozzagiorgi
Wed Sep 05, 2018 8:10 am
Forum: Instruments
Topic: Jazz trombone
Replies: 9
Views: 373

Re: Jazz trombone

For 1000 USD you should be able to get a pretty nice used straight horn.
I'm no expert for that kind of horn, but I am sure you can find a Conn 6h or King 3b for this price.
by cozzagiorgi
Mon Sep 03, 2018 11:26 am
Forum: Mouthpieces
Topic: An Advised Persons Guide To The Science of Mouthpiece Selection
Replies: 10
Views: 625

Re: An Advised Persons Guide To The Science of Mouthpiece Selection

As we say in german : i understand railway station.
by cozzagiorgi
Mon Sep 03, 2018 6:47 am
Forum: (Classifieds) Mouthpieces
Topic: FS DE parts, bass and tenor
Replies: 7
Views: 721

Re: FS DE parts, bass and tenor

Updated original post.

Still available:
Cups
LT G
Rims
XT N104
MB109
MB110
MB111
by cozzagiorgi
Sun Sep 02, 2018 12:55 pm
Forum: Instruments
Topic: Wich rare horn would you buy EVEN...
Replies: 51
Views: 2508

Re: Wich rare horn would you buy EVEN...

BrassedOn wrote:
Sun Sep 02, 2018 9:20 am


So not as rare as many on the list, but earlier Conn 62H, tuning in the slide. I've played a handful, and they had that classic conn bass bone sound. Just a pleasure.
Definitely on my list when the timing is right.
by cozzagiorgi
Sat Sep 01, 2018 5:50 am
Forum: Tangents
Topic: So many trombones
Replies: 6
Views: 539

Re: So many trombones

Wow pretty high prices on used trombones if I get that right:
http://www.shimokura-gakki.com/english/ ... ments.html

3900 usd for a used Shires...
by cozzagiorgi
Sat Sep 01, 2018 1:14 am
Forum: Tangents
Topic: So many trombones
Replies: 6
Views: 539

Re: So many trombones

What shop is that?
by cozzagiorgi
Fri Aug 31, 2018 8:07 am
Forum: Instruments
Topic: Conn 71H
Replies: 9
Views: 519

Conn 71H

Hi there

The Conn 70H and the 72H are pretty well known instruments. The 72H is also pretty commonly available, the 70H a little harder to come by... well.

What about the 71H? What ist the difference to the two other models?
by cozzagiorgi
Fri Aug 31, 2018 2:13 am
Forum: (Classifieds) Mouthpieces
Topic: WTS AR Resonance ML 72S Top
Replies: 4
Views: 327

Re: WTS AR Resonance Large Mouthpiece

What other moutphieces does this compare to in size?
by cozzagiorgi
Thu Aug 30, 2018 11:46 pm
Forum: Mouthpieces
Topic: Mouthpiece out of cow horn
Replies: 6
Views: 396

Re: Mouthpiece out of cow horn

Wow, interesting material for a mouthpiece. Where some historical mouthpieces made of cowhorn?

How does it sound on the bass trombone?
by cozzagiorgi
Thu Aug 30, 2018 10:08 pm
Forum: Tangents
Topic: Must see/listen in New York
Replies: 9
Views: 325

Re: Must see/listen in New York

StevenC wrote:
Thu Aug 30, 2018 2:54 pm
When it gets closer to your visit, let us know if you want more specific recommendations, or maybe a native guide.
Will do, thanks!
by cozzagiorgi
Thu Aug 30, 2018 1:10 pm
Forum: Instruments
Topic: Multi Bore slide receiver
Replies: 6
Views: 222

Re: Multi Bore slide receiver

From what I understand from the french version (wich I speak much better than english) three different siezs of those receivers allow to make this chamber bigger or smaller.

Should have a similar effect as a bigger or smaller leadpipe. No?
by cozzagiorgi
Thu Aug 30, 2018 9:46 am
Forum: Instruments
Topic: Multi Bore slide receiver
Replies: 6
Views: 222

Re: Multi Bore slide receiver

Good catch, this has bothered me for years. Although I learned to not enjoy Hagmann's, I have to admit this is a very astute idea. Good for them. Scott Moore I actually think it isn't a new idea at all. If I remember right, I've already seen this bit on their website some years ago. But I either di...
by cozzagiorgi
Thu Aug 30, 2018 9:15 am
Forum: Instruments
Topic: Multi Bore slide receiver
Replies: 6
Views: 222

Multi Bore slide receiver

Hey! I am an avid fan of Hagmann valves and am the happy owner of a tenor and a bass trombone built by René Hagmann himself. Today I browsed his website www.trombone.ch and stumbled over this: Our multi-bore slide receiver The slide receiver is the conical female tubing section in which the slide is...
by cozzagiorgi
Thu Aug 30, 2018 12:05 am
Forum: Performance
Topic: What we're doing
Replies: 117
Views: 5714

Re: What we're doing

Just finished a great session with our local orchestra and Brass Band competition season begins. Working on a more "brass bandy" sound now.

Means: play even louder...
by cozzagiorgi
Wed Aug 29, 2018 6:25 am
Forum: Instruments
Topic: Matthias Holle Trombones
Replies: 8
Views: 469

Re: Matthias Holle Trombones

If you visit Inderbinen, take a LOT of money. I teased one TTF member about his Inderbinen. He loved the horn, but had to give it up because it was heavy. Some of those shops don't make "American" style trombones; only German style. There is a difference. German style trombones tend to have small d...
by cozzagiorgi
Wed Aug 29, 2018 4:54 am
Forum: Instruments
Topic: Matthias Holle Trombones
Replies: 8
Views: 469

Re: Matthias Holle Trombones

It is quite impressive how many small trombone makers are in Germany, Switzerland and Austria. Here is a little liste (incomplete and not up to date, but still...) Kromat http://www.hans-kromat.de/ Lätsch http://www.laetzsch-brass.de Thein http://www.thein-brass.de Dotzauer http://www.musik-dotzauer...
by cozzagiorgi
Tue Aug 28, 2018 11:28 pm
Forum: (Classifieds) Mouthpieces
Topic: FS DE parts, bass and tenor
Replies: 7
Views: 721

Re: FS DE parts, bass and tenor

Updated the original post.

Still available:

Shank J9

Cups
LT G
MB J

Rims
XT N104
MB109
MB110 2x
MB111
by cozzagiorgi
Tue Aug 28, 2018 8:58 am
Forum: Instruments
Topic: Lawler trombones
Replies: 55
Views: 3016

Re: Lawler trombones

Sherrif, one day we will need to see your different Lawlers in action!
A youtube video of you comparing those horns would be a great asset in marketing those horns.
by cozzagiorgi
Tue Aug 28, 2018 7:21 am
Forum: Instruments
Topic: One Year Update - Conn 88H
Replies: 4
Views: 355

Re: One Year Update - Conn 88H

Thats so cool! Nothing better than a kid loving music and his parents supporting him!

And a 69 Conn 88h should be a really fine horn that could last him a lifetime if he takes good care of it.
by cozzagiorgi
Tue Aug 28, 2018 7:20 am
Forum: (Classifieds) Instruments & Parts
Topic: Mt Vernon Bach 36 Trombone
Replies: 2
Views: 530

Re: Mt Vernon Bach 36 Trombone

Oh my... thats tempting!
Unfortunately I just bought two horns and my girlfriend ain't happy with these purchases :-)
by cozzagiorgi
Mon Aug 27, 2018 1:26 pm
Forum: Instruments
Topic: Wich rare horn would you buy EVEN...
Replies: 51
Views: 2508

Re: Wich rare horn would you buy EVEN...

I have several that I have picked up since I got back into playing. First is the 1969 Conn 79h and the other is an odd one a 1972 Conn 80h. The 80h is a 78h with an 8” red brass bell. Working on a conn 32h and hope to pick up a 6H in the future. I love the old Conn vibe. 32H arrived and I am loving...
by cozzagiorgi
Mon Aug 27, 2018 12:12 am
Forum: Mouthpieces
Topic: Doug Elliot mouthpiece
Replies: 13
Views: 938

Re: Doug Elliot mouthpiece

Matt K wrote:
Sun Aug 26, 2018 2:35 pm
conn88Hagmann wrote:
Sun Aug 26, 2018 2:14 pm
Dialed in??
Usually when people say that it means they tried a number of combinations until they got one that was clearly superior than the others for that person.
Right
by cozzagiorgi
Sat Aug 25, 2018 12:34 pm
Forum: Performance
Topic: Mahler 3 3rd Trombone part
Replies: 15
Views: 493

Re: Mahler 3 3rd Trombone part

LeTromboniste wrote:
Wed Aug 22, 2018 10:42 pm
... brass section to cover their bells with loose pieces of cloth for the soft brass chorale in order to sound more distant.
Not to say mr abbado copied it from there, but its a technique often used in british brass bands.
by cozzagiorgi
Sat Aug 25, 2018 8:40 am
Forum: Tangents
Topic: Must see/listen in New York
Replies: 9
Views: 325

Re: Must see/listen in New York

StevenC wrote:
Sat Aug 25, 2018 7:41 am
Security? I've never had a security concern in any of the Jazz clubs or other funky, little clubs around lower Manhattan or Brooklyn.
Man thats great to hear!
by cozzagiorgi
Sat Aug 25, 2018 6:03 am
Forum: Mouthpieces
Topic: Doug Elliot mouthpiece
Replies: 13
Views: 938

Re: Doug Elliot mouthpiece

I play on dougs pieces exclusively since 6 or 7 years. After I dialed in shank, cup and rim I never looked back. They feel great, for me they are very efficient and let me do what I want to do... at least when I am in shape. But thats not the fault of the mouthpiece!
by cozzagiorgi
Fri Aug 24, 2018 2:14 am
Forum: Tangents
Topic: Must see/listen in New York
Replies: 9
Views: 325

Re: Must see/listen in New York

Thanks for the suggestions so far, will look into those bands!

Are there any clubs where I can go without worrying to much about security and still being sure there will be great music?
by cozzagiorgi
Wed Aug 22, 2018 3:19 am
Forum: Tangents
Topic: Must see/listen in New York
Replies: 9
Views: 325

Must see/listen in New York

Hey I will be in New York in april 2019. What is a must see? I am particularly looking for great music, especially interested in a club where I can hear a great Big Band or some latin music. But everything else music related is welcome, even classical :-) Broadway? Any great music stores I should vi...
by cozzagiorgi
Fri Aug 17, 2018 1:22 am
Forum: Instruments
Topic: How to recognize a corporation Bach
Replies: 8
Views: 372

Re: How to recognize a corporation Bach

Oh yes I remember that thread very well!

Any experience with corporate 42B's? Can they also have the "chocolate" bell or do they also have that special vibe?
by cozzagiorgi
Thu Aug 16, 2018 10:41 pm
Forum: Instruments
Topic: How to recognize a corporation Bach
Replies: 8
Views: 372

Re: How to recognize a corporation Bach

I bought my last straight 42 corp for $500 and then dropped another 250 for a trip to The Brasslab - played it for 4 years as my main axe. I've heard the alloy or how they treated the brass changed post corp and that's what makes the difference. I've owned and loved corp and non-corp horns, but tha...

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