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  1. TheMusicMan

    tMP, me and the future of the site :)

    Hey All I wanted to let you all know what's happening with tMP, and of some exciting plans for the future. As you're all aware, when I founded tMP, my goal was to create a site that catered for people involved at all levels of banding, for everyone to have an opportunity to post issues, and to...
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    Sold/Expired For Sale: Besson Sovereign Bb Cornet GS Large Bore £800

    I have decided to sell my much cherished cornet as - putting it simply - it's not being used any more, and it's just sat there in the garage doing nothing when someone could be producing great sounds with it. It's the much sought after older large bore Bb B&S Besson Sovereign GS...
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    Appeal for Supporting tMP and voluntary contributions to the running costs

    Hi All Well, every now and then I make an appeal on here - not that often, but just every now and then. Once again the time has arrived for me to make this appeal to our wonderful tMP'ers generosity and better nature, and ask if anyone out there finds what we offer here at tMP a useful...
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    Tenor Horn practice / reheasral mute - with headphones... anyone know of any?

    Hey All My wife is after a practice / rehearsal mute, the ones that come with a set of headphones you plug into the mute. Does anyone know of these mutes being available for Tenor Horn please? If so, can you let me have a link. Thanks muchly! John
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    Random vent from a frustrated tMM...

    I really do wonder why I continue on times... this is an example of an email I received via the 'contact us' page just now: -------------------------------- how long do i have to wait before i can post? its been nearly a week now. -------------------------------- No "Hi John", or "thanks...
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    tMP sends HUGE thanks to Phil Driscoll

    Hi All I wanted to give a shout out and send a message of HUGE thanks to someone who, over the past week or so, has worked an unbelievable number of hours and has provided his time to carry out the recovery, rebuild and migration of tMP onto our new servers following our outage last week...
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    Welcome back to the re-opened tMP...

    Well... after much trouble and strife, and what seems an age - at long last we're back. Sincere apologies to you all for the outage but you'll be pleased to know there will be no more security issues, or virus's for some - we're back, and we're clean. You will immediately notice we are on a...
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    Ebbw Vale contest 7th May... I am popping along...

    Hey Anyone I'm popping up to Ebbw Vale today to watch the 2nd/1st and championship sections - mainly because the lady wife is playing. Anyone else going up to watch...?
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    Looking for support: Can anyone help in getting playtime kit for kids...

    I wonder if I can ask good folk here if you are able to support my wife Jen in her quest to get additional free equipment for her Nursery kids. Haven Fun and Fitness are offering free play time equipment to Nurseries as long as there is sufficient support for that Nursery. So,, can I ask if you...
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    Would your band pay £150 pa and you £20 pa to create a budget to run UKBBA?

    This is a poll that superscedes the previous similar poll as several people had voted before we corrected the text - which would have meant people might have voted differently.
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    Sold/Expired FS: iWires TechLink Firewire 800 to Firewire 400 cable

    Hi All Bought this from the Apple Store in Cardiff last week when wanting to connect my Macbook to my Macbook Pro to set up and copy across all my existing apps, files and data. As expected, the set up worked a treat. 2M Firewire 800 (9-pin) to Firewire 400 (6-pin) High quality cable...
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    Suggestions and recommendations for Eb Horn please...

    Hi All Jen (my wife) is really enjoying getting back into playing after a period of a few years away, she did have a rather nice Besson Sovereign Eb Horn that she loved, but thinking she wouldn't want to play again we sold it to Mrs Darrol Barry several years ago :) So, although she has the...
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    Looking for Dennis Wick Tenor Horn 2 mouthpiece - best place?

    Hi All Jen (my wife) is getting back into some serious playing after a long period away from the banding scene, and she's now playing Solo Horn in the 1st Section Nationally (championship section locally). She's currently using a Dennis Wick 3 mouthpeice, and is after a Wick 2. So, all you...
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    Totally OT but... any budding make-up artists out there who could help...?

    Hi All Just wondering... I appreciate this is waaaaay off topic (hence in Random), but do we have any budding make-up artists out there in tMP land? I have a 'massive make-up' shoot arranged this Thursday 16th Dec, with 10-12 models, and we've been let down at the last minute by a few make-up...
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    Sold/Expired Wanted: Electric Upright Piano

    Hi All I have a dear friend who has asked me if I know of anyone who may happen to have, or know of, an Electric Upright Piano for sale. Any model would be considered... Yamaha, Casio etc. It is actually for an adult, who has just recently decided she wants to start to learn the piano...
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    Anyone remember this... Easingwold 2003 - are you on here?

    Hey all Sorting out an old external hard drive this morning and came across this super picture taken way back in 2003. If you're on here somewhere, point yourself out. I remember and know several people on it, but not everyone... Roger's on there, as is Aidan, Craig, Rachel, David, Nigel...
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    New World Cup theme for tMP

    Hi All You might like to try out the all new theme for tMP for the World Cup. Try here: www.themouthpiece.com
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    French Horn playing - the best I've heard!

    Have a listen to this folks. It's French Horn playing of the highest standard. A guy has made his own variations of some of Dream Theatres work and plays it all on French Horn multi-tracked. Stunning...and would be brilliant as a band piece...
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    Liz running marathon for CF trust

    Hi All Some may remember a few years ago I posted a thread asking for your help and support for Rob and Liz, who have a now 12yr old son, Mason, with CF. Well.. I am back with another request for help. This is the thread where I posted details of what Rob was doing at that time...
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    Off topic for sure, but potentially a great debate question.

    Imagine a plane is sitting on a massive conveyor belt, as wide and as long as a runway, and intends to take off. The speed of the conveyor belt is designed to exactly match the speed of the wheels of the plane at any given time, and moving in the opposite direction of rotation. Can the plane...
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