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    Prayer request

    OMG! What a horrible thing to happen! I had a tumor when I was 6 and can't even imagine what she must be going through.
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    Jan Shingler - Wem Jubilee Band

    Jan was a wonderful person who was always willing to go the extra mile to make sure something was done right. Nothing was ever too much trouble and her home was always open for parties, get togethers or even a bacon buttie!!!! She was a wonderful committee member and a valued asset to the...
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    Steve Freckleton, Bass Trombone and Chairman of Langley Band

    Our thoughts are with family and band colleagues. All at Tullis Russell, Scotland.
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    Steve Freckleton, Bass Trombone and Chairman of Langley Band

    Tragic Time Would just like to pass on my deepest sympathy to the family and friends of Steve. I was at the contest and it was a deep shock to hear of the sad news during the results. My heart goes out to Langley Band at this sad and tragic time. Bearpark & Esh Colliery Band
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    Steve Freckleton, Bass Trombone and Chairman of Langley Band

    My deepest condolencies to steve's family and langley band, he was one of the nicest guys i've ever had the pleasure to meet. Kris Davies WP Sovereign Brass
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    Steve Freckleton, Bass Trombone and Chairman of Langley Band

    steve all are thoughts go out to the family and friends of steve you will be sadly missed from all at arnfield brass
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    Steve Freckleton, Bass Trombone and Chairman of Langley Band

    Steve and Langley Band What a very sad and tragic thing to happen. May we send our condolences to Langley Band and Steve's family and friends From all at Raunds Temperance Band
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    Steve Freckleton, Bass Trombone and Chairman of Langley Band

    Steve Freckleton May I offer my personal condolences to the family of Mr Freckleton and the langley band. "RESURGAM" Stephen Tighe
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    Steve Freckleton, Bass Trombone and Chairman of Langley Band

    It was a sad moment when I heard from my brother (Gary, back row of Langley) to hear of Steve's untimely departure. From what I have read this morning Steve was a true asset to the brass band community and will be sadly missed. My family's thoughts and the thoughts of our own band are with...
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    Steve Freckleton, Bass Trombone and Chairman of Langley Band

    There are never enough words to describe sad moments like these, only to add my sincere condolences to Steve's family and his friends at the Langley Band.
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    Steve Freckleton, Bass Trombone and Chairman of Langley Band

    A sad day for everyone. We wish Steve's family and everyone at Langley our sincere condolences. From all at Unity Brass
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    Gear: Gig Bag

    Gig bags My daughter an I both have trom 'Gig' bags, be careful if buying the tenor trom bag, as open wrap Bb/f troms re a real tight squeeze. The basstrom bag is superb, when I practise, I geerally park the car in the bag.
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    Sovereign Instruments

    Prestige Cornet I purchased a Prestige cornet recently, and really did find it a fantastic instrument to play. It was damaged however in an accident and was returned to Besson for repair. During the three months that the cornet was away for repair ( a month for each valve ) I was loaned first a...
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    Smith Watkins cornets

    Amy Nelson
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    Bari Mouthpieces

    Try the Schilke 51C4 Mouthpiece. You can get it from USA cheaper than from UK agents. ABP
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    Smith Watkins cornets

    As I said in the previous thread I have a large bore with a K2 mouthpipe. One of the things that struck me when I first tried a Smith Watkins was that it 'slotted' very easily and it eliminated any risk of 'splits' or 'cracks'. I did find, however, that the mouthpiece I was using didn't get the...
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    Smith Watkins cornets

    Just curious if anyone out there plays on a Smith Watkins cornet? What do you like about it? :dunno And what are the specs on yours? (K2, T0, etc) This must be where everyone from the brass band list disappeared to lately! Nice to find everyone again! Amy Nelson Principal Cornet...
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    Mouthpieces: Sparx Cornet

    Sparx Cornet Mouthpieces Now you can 'hear' the Sparx Cornet Mouthpiece 'on-line' www.sparxmusic.com/cnt_soundroom.shtml Cheers, Ted
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    courtois chambord 2 V,s yamaha maiesto

    thanx thanx 4 your time. good work. ive gone for the meastro.
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    courtois chambord 2 V,s yamaha maiesto

    Cornet Spotting - Sov vs Yamaha Meastro Well I haven't got around to creating WAV files yet, but I do have the 2 instruments sitting in front of me: 1. 928 Large Bore Sovereign, one of the first made, at least 15 years old. Note that the modern 928 may vary from any description I give here...
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