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    second_horn

    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...

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    MrGinjaNinja

    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
    sugarandspice

    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...

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    PeterBale

    Tune Association Thread 3

    Thread Starter: PeterBale

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

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    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

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    Coverhead

    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
    BrianT

    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
    superwan

    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
    DS2014

    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
    superwan

    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

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