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    How welcoming is your band?

    Thread Starter: second_horn

    I returned to banding this year after a 13 year break and am happy to be in a band where I was made to feel welcome.However, in the past I have played for 3 other bands at roughly 10 year intervals and never stuck with them because to be honest they were all so ' clicky' and never made me feel...

    Last Post By: Coverhead Today, 14:44 Go to last post

    Not allowed to use Blue Juice valve oil

    Thread Starter: MrGinjaNinja

    Anyone else had their MD tell them specifically that they are not to use Blue Juice on their valves? I'm quoting him directly here - , although Blue Juice themselves advertise it as a non corrosive. It's all I've ever used since I started to play and many people that I know also use it and we've...

    Last Post By: BrianT Today, 12:52 Go to last post

    Dr Charles Collins.....

    Thread Starter: sugarandspice

    .....Advanced lip Flexibilities (trumpet) Has anyone else used this book? I have always practiced with the Ridgen book, "how brass players do it" but only recently (last week) started to get to grips with this book, and its fantastic! I can already notice a vast improvement in my range and...

    Last Post By: superwan Today, 11:57 Go to last post

    Tune Association Thread 3

    Thread Starter: PeterBale

    Having locked the previous thread, here we go again: Come follow the band

    Last Post By: mikelyons Today, 07:26 Go to last post
    steve butler


    Thread Starter: steve butler

    Just put a cryptic response to word ass. thread which has given me the idea for a new (to me) game. I suggest a word, the next poster responds with a clue (as in crossword) for that word, then adds the next word. e.g. soprano - mafiosi cornet player :tup ok? starter for ten Mouthpiece

    Last Post By: mikelyons Today, 07:25 Go to last post
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    How welcoming is your band?

    I've been very lucky to be involved with 2 bands with great social atmospheres.

    I was with the first one for 13 years (age 11 - 24) and we

    Coverhead Today, 14:44 Go to last post

    Not allowed to use Blue Juice valve oil

    Blue Juice is not the problem.

    It's neglect and lack of maintenance that cause corrosion and seized parts.

    Every time I play

    BrianT Today, 12:52 Go to last post

    Dr Charles Collins.....

    DS2014 - yes that's what I was finding that it didn't sound right if I changed fingering. So I'm best to use the fingerings indicated at the start of

    superwan Today, 11:57 Go to last post

    Dr Charles Collins.....

    Superwan: it's just those notes that are indicated (though some are indicated slightly incorrectly). You actually wouldn't be able to play the exercises

    DS2014 Today, 11:29 Go to last post

    Dr Charles Collins.....

    Hi all,
    After reading this thread I decided to order the book ‘Colin: Advanced Lip Flexiblies (Colin Charles)’ but now it's arrived

    superwan Today, 09:58 Go to last post