There were some recordings by a group of trombone players who went by the name Trombones Unlimted. The recordings have now been transferred to CD format. I certainly have enjoyed them.
Additionally the Salvation Army had several CD s made by a group called Spiritual to the Bone. Some great...
Reminder to play the music as written. Many players it seems, like to play an octave below the written music, thus sometimes not building a proper foundation for a chord.
If you have a full complement of (4) basses, then you can agree with your BBb mate as to who will attempt the pedal notes.
Reading from a lyre
I had a similar problem however playing a trombone and wearing bi-focals sure created a difficult challenge. With my music up, I couldn't see to read it..
I did however get a cheap pair of 'music glasses' that were the strength of the reading / close up prescription...
Thread Games and Totally Random... This section is for "Thread Games" and the "Repeat
What is the word that we are supposed to associate with?
BTW, it is okay to ask yourself questions, but don't start answering them or you are in trouble indeed!
Side mark - SA bands, young people and ....
This is quite often the way a person of a mature age such as your Granny justifies their elderly years in that they think God forgot to 'call them home' so they say what your Granny said.
I give her top marks for being so loyal and...
As a non active S A player, I think that this whole issue underlines problems in our societies now in general.
One of the previous respondents mentioned that it is the covenant that a SA Soldier, yes you do or at least you had to be a Soldier prior to being able to play in a SA Band. (A...
Waiting for BD 7
Wish it were I, but sorry that it isn't. Sure do get excellent service from this group though. Can't be beat when you get your order straight.
They have done well under the present administration of Mr Caffull and his bunch of who are very accomodating and customer service...
I too had ordered this, however knew that WoB were moving near the end of February and you just don't close the suitcase at London and open it at Wellingborough and pull out a new CD to ship out, especially when the demand seems fairly heavy for this CD.
BD didn't even have it on their site as...
What I find difficult to understand is why some people take all the lacquer off their instrument and leave the raw brass look.
Again they seem to think it helps the sound - but to my thinking it has very little to do with the instrument and more with the player.
I don't think a person...
Who will be reporting the results and approximately what time. It is now 10:20 PM Friday 28/04/06 in British Columbia, Canada where I live, which means that it is at least 6:25 GMT 29 April 06.
From what I read briefly in the BB today that just arrived, a couple of the conductors stated they...
The old and usual way!
either Eb or BB
Keep it brass! ^& British
When did, it by the way, start to be tuba over there (in GB etc )
To me this is more of an American thing - similar to their calling the Eb Tenor Horn, the Alto (Eb) Horn