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by ttf_slide advantage
Thu Feb 01, 2018 7:37 pm
Forum: Musical Miscellany
Topic: Using GoFund me to finance a new horn
Replies: 130
Views: 31037

Using GoFund me to finance a new horn

I'm not pointing fingers!


by ttf_slide advantage
Thu Feb 01, 2018 7:29 pm
Forum: Musical Miscellany
Topic: Using GoFund me to finance a new horn
Replies: 130
Views: 31037

Using GoFund me to finance a new horn

Boys, boys.

Let's keep it civil. I don't want to lock the thread down....I am enjoying the discussion!


by ttf_slide advantage
Thu Feb 01, 2018 8:06 am
Forum: Musical Miscellany
Topic: Using GoFund me to finance a new horn
Replies: 130
Views: 31037

Using GoFund me to finance a new horn

<r><URL url="http://tromboneforum.org/index.php?topic=104216.msg1231137#msg1231137"><s>[url=http://tromboneforum.org/index.php?topic=104216.msg1231137#msg1231137]</s>Quote from: harrison.t.reed on Feb 01, 2018, 05:16AM<e>[/url]</e></URL> I'm curious about how many of the musicians here who are upset...
by ttf_slide advantage
Tue Jan 30, 2018 2:39 pm
Forum: Musical Miscellany
Topic: Using GoFund me to finance a new horn
Replies: 130
Views: 31037

Using GoFund me to finance a new horn

I hate to sound insensitive to his dilemma, but to me it doesn't matter.
by ttf_slide advantage
Tue Jan 30, 2018 1:51 pm
Forum: Musical Miscellany
Topic: Using GoFund me to finance a new horn
Replies: 130
Views: 31037

Using GoFund me to finance a new horn

I decided to donate. I'll give him my old lawn mower and then he can earn the $ he needs to buy that new horn.

It will be on the curb
by ttf_slide advantage
Sun Jan 28, 2018 11:23 am
Forum: Musical Miscellany
Topic: Using GoFund me to finance a new horn
Replies: 130
Views: 31037

Using GoFund me to finance a new horn

Two words

Instant gratification
by ttf_slide advantage
Sun Jan 28, 2018 10:51 am
Forum: Musical Miscellany
Topic: Using GoFund me to finance a new horn
Replies: 130
Views: 31037

Using GoFund me to finance a new horn

I really would love to own a Rath R3 with nickel bell. I couldn't afford it when I first tried it. I can't afford it now.
by ttf_slide advantage
Sun Jan 28, 2018 10:38 am
Forum: Musical Miscellany
Topic: Using GoFund me to finance a new horn
Replies: 130
Views: 31037

Using GoFund me to finance a new horn

I was incorrect in saying it is a Go Fund Me account. I went back to his Facebook post.

It is just a simple appeal for money.
by ttf_slide advantage
Sun Jan 28, 2018 10:23 am
Forum: Musical Miscellany
Topic: Using GoFund me to finance a new horn
Replies: 130
Views: 31037

Using GoFund me to finance a new horn

<r><URL url="http://tromboneforum.org/index.php?topic=104216.msg1230635#msg1230635"><s>[url=http://tromboneforum.org/index.php?topic=104216.msg1230635#msg1230635]</s>Quote from: chromebone on Jan 28, 2018, 10:13AM<e>[/url]</e></URL>I don't know, call me old fashioned. Whenever I wanted something lik...
by ttf_slide advantage
Sun Jan 28, 2018 10:02 am
Forum: Musical Miscellany
Topic: Using GoFund me to finance a new horn
Replies: 130
Views: 31037

Using GoFund me to finance a new horn

<r><URL url="http://tromboneforum.org/index.php?topic=104216.msg1230611#msg1230611"><s>[url=http://tromboneforum.org/index.php?topic=104216.msg1230611#msg1230611]</s>Quote from: Dan Hine on Jan 28, 2018, 07:26AM<e>[/url]</e></URL>I disagree that asking strangers for money is inherently rude.  I thin...
by ttf_slide advantage
Sun Jan 28, 2018 7:02 am
Forum: Musical Miscellany
Topic: Using GoFund me to finance a new horn
Replies: 130
Views: 31037

Using GoFund me to finance a new horn

<t>I recently became aware of a young trombone living in Utah who has decided it would be a good idea to start a Go Fund Me account to finance the new horn he says he needs.<br/> <br/> In his appeal he mentions that he already owns a 42B but it is hindering his development. (or something along those...
by ttf_slide advantage
Wed Jan 24, 2018 9:02 pm
Forum: Accessories
Topic: Want to build a trombone wall hanger
Replies: 15
Views: 6856

Want to build a trombone wall hanger

<r><URL url="http://tromboneforum.org/index.php?topic=103725.msg1226454#msg1226454"><s>[url=http://tromboneforum.org/index.php?topic=103725.msg1226454#msg1226454]</s>Quote from: Matt K on Dec 29, 2017, 12:08PM<e>[/url]</e></URL>I did something similar and lkreally liked the results<br/> <br/> <URL u...
by ttf_slide advantage
Sat Jan 06, 2018 11:22 am
Forum: Trombonists
Topic: Roswell Rudd
Replies: 15
Views: 6117

Roswell Rudd

<r><URL url="http://tromboneforum.org/index.php?topic=103627.msg1226685#msg1226685"><s>[url=http://tromboneforum.org/index.php?topic=103627.msg1226685#msg1226685]</s>Quote from: Steven on Dec 31, 2017, 08:01AM<e>[/url]</e></URL>Roswell Rudd was also a good neighbor.  He wrote music for, worked with,...
by ttf_slide advantage
Wed Jan 03, 2018 8:18 am
Forum: Notices from TTF Members
Topic: JEN conference in Dallas
Replies: 2
Views: 3778

JEN conference in Dallas

<t>Is anyone else attending the Jazz Educators convention in Dallas this week? (JEN)<br/> <br/> I will be there. I'm not presenting a clinic or performance this time around, but I will be at my publisher's booth from time to time. (Penders Music)<br/> <br/> It starts today and runs through Saturday ...
by ttf_slide advantage
Sat Dec 30, 2017 10:45 pm
Forum: Trombonists
Topic: Roswell Rudd
Replies: 15
Views: 6117

Roswell Rudd

<r>Excellent observations Jacob. Thanks for writing and sharing this.<br/> <br/> When I first heard Roswell, I frankly thought he was a joke. I was only listening to bebop players. In art terms, I felt that the bobbers painted with a fine brush and Roswell simply threw paint all over the canvas ala ...
by ttf_slide advantage
Mon Dec 25, 2017 11:05 pm
Forum: Practice Room
Topic: Lip bending- good, bad or ugly
Replies: 17
Views: 6991

Lip bending- good, bad or ugly

Lip bending is very beneficial for gaining flexibility and embouchure control.
by ttf_slide advantage
Mon Dec 25, 2017 5:38 pm
Forum: Musical Miscellany
Topic: James Levine, students, festivals
Replies: 81
Views: 14161

James Levine, students, festivals

<t>Earlier on in this post I shared my story of tales I heard about a private teacher of mine in jr high school and high school.<br/> <br/> I stated that he never was inappropriate with me. So yes, I too could state that the stories I heard about this teacher are "completely irreconcilable with my e...
by ttf_slide advantage
Sat Dec 23, 2017 12:13 am
Forum: Trombonists
Topic: Roswell Rudd
Replies: 15
Views: 6117

Roswell Rudd

Sad day. What an important player in the development of avante garde trombone playing.
by ttf_slide advantage
Thu Dec 21, 2017 12:12 pm
Forum: Musical Miscellany
Topic: James Levine, students, festivals
Replies: 81
Views: 14161

James Levine, students, festivals

<r>And this guy. At least the victims are now being heard and these a** hats can be stopped.<br/> <br/> <URL url="https://www.bostonglobe.com/metro/2017/12/13/three-schools-sever-ties-with-influential-conductor-musician-amid-abuse-allegations/hpvSvdLvaMwz8TwvKtlt2L/story.html#comments"><s>[url=https...
by ttf_slide advantage
Tue Dec 19, 2017 8:16 pm
Forum: Classified Advertisements
Topic: FS: Double trombone stands
Replies: 5
Views: 737

FS: Double trombone stands

<t>I have been tinkering with the concept of a stable stand that will hold two trombones for awhile now. I have arrived at a working product that is very stable. They are very handy for a teaching studio when you want to have a couple of horns at hand. Also handy in the pit when doing shows that cal...
by ttf_slide advantage
Tue Dec 19, 2017 8:08 pm
Forum: Classified Advertisements
Topic: FS: 4H and 50H
Replies: 0
Views: 314

FS: 4H and 50H

<t>60's Conn 50H Director. This is the .522 trigger model. In original case. Lacquer decent. Slide good. The slide is closer to the bell than I would prefer, but to reset it would mean I spend more $ to get it ready and the price goes up accordingly. It might be fine with some people as is.<br/> $40...
by ttf_slide advantage
Tue Dec 19, 2017 8:01 pm
Forum: Classified Advertisements
Topic: FS, FT Mt. Vernon Bach 8 with original Bach coffin case
Replies: 9
Views: 1171

FS, FT Mt. Vernon Bach 8 with original Bach coffin case

<r><URL url="http://tromboneforum.org/index.php?topic=103321.msg1225262#msg1225262"><s>[url=http://tromboneforum.org/index.php?topic=103321.msg1225262#msg1225262]</s>Quote from: ctingle on Dec 19, 2017, 07:37PM<e>[/url]</e></URL>Hey all,<br/> <br/> DJ and I worked out a trade, my MV8 for one of his ...
by ttf_slide advantage
Sat Dec 16, 2017 8:35 pm
Forum: Repairs, Modifications, and Maintenance
Topic: Balancing a Conn 100H
Replies: 18
Views: 6948

Balancing a Conn 100H

Correct. I forgot that.

You could go to a hardware store and get parts and make your own. I have known some guys who have done that
by ttf_slide advantage
Sat Dec 16, 2017 8:24 pm
Forum: Repairs, Modifications, and Maintenance
Topic: Balancing a Conn 100H
Replies: 18
Views: 6948

Balancing a Conn 100H

I have some spare Conn counterweights that would work. They are the modern era type.

$40 shipped.
by ttf_slide advantage
Wed Dec 13, 2017 2:01 pm
Forum: Accessories
Topic: another carbon case
Replies: 5
Views: 4244

another carbon case

I like it, but they are awfully expensive
by ttf_slide advantage
Sun Dec 10, 2017 4:29 pm
Forum: Instruments
Topic: Ones that got away.
Replies: 121
Views: 8911

Ones that got away.

<r> <IMG src="http://tromboneforum.org/Smileys/otjf/amazed.gif"><s>[img]</s><URL url="http://tromboneforum.org/Smileys/otjf/amazed.gif">http://tromboneforum.org/Smileys/otjf/amazed.gif</URL><e>[/img]</e></IMG><URL url="http://tromboneforum.org/index.php?topic=62769.msg1223138#msg1223138"><s>[url=htt...
by ttf_slide advantage
Sun Dec 10, 2017 4:29 pm
Forum: Instruments
Topic: Ones that got away.
Replies: 121
Views: 8911

Ones that got away.

<r> <IMG src="http://tromboneforum.org/Smileys/otjf/amazed.gif"><s>[img]</s><URL url="http://tromboneforum.org/Smileys/otjf/amazed.gif">http://tromboneforum.org/Smileys/otjf/amazed.gif</URL><e>[/img]</e></IMG><URL url="http://tromboneforum.org/index.php?topic=62769.msg1223138#msg1223138"><s>[url=htt...
by ttf_slide advantage
Sun Dec 10, 2017 9:02 am
Forum: Musical Miscellany
Topic: James Levine, students, festivals
Replies: 81
Views: 14161

James Levine, students, festivals

<r><URL url="http://tromboneforum.org/index.php?topic=103389.msg1224027#msg1224027"><s>[url=http://tromboneforum.org/index.php?topic=103389.msg1224027#msg1224027]</s>Quote from: Ellrod on Dec 10, 2017, 09:01AM<e>[/url]</e></URL>I recall an architecture grad student who signed up for first year music...
by ttf_slide advantage
Thu Dec 07, 2017 2:56 pm
Forum: Musical Miscellany
Topic: James Levine, students, festivals
Replies: 81
Views: 14161

James Levine, students, festivals

<t>On a related note, when I was in jr high school and high school I studied off an on with a (still) highly regarded trombone teacher.<br/> <br/> At one point in my freshman year he was no longer teaching at my school. The official line? I was told that he had been spying on our program and was tel...
by ttf_slide advantage
Wed Dec 06, 2017 6:57 am
Forum: Accessories
Topic: Pixie Mute
Replies: 11
Views: 5997

Pixie Mute

<t>Al Grey had recommendations. One was to shave the corks down enough so it will fit in the bell far enough so it doesn't extend past the bell. You should be able to look at the bell from the side and not see the end of the mute (as Doug said)<br/> <br/> Another of his tips: removed the inner sleev...
by ttf_slide advantage
Sun Dec 03, 2017 7:42 am
Forum: Classified Advertisements
Topic: Scam Warning : Moss Recely in Georgia
Replies: 28
Views: 2267

Scam Warning : Moss Recely in Georgia

<t>One thing to be aware of. If you deposit a check that turns out to be fraudulent, you can be held criminally responsible as well.<br/> <br/> I got emails from someone interested in a horn I was selling on craigslist. I knew immediately that the guy was a scammer, but I played him along out of cur...
by ttf_slide advantage
Thu Nov 30, 2017 5:40 pm
Forum: Trombonists
Topic: How is Chip Hoehler?
Replies: 13
Views: 6270

How is Chip Hoehler?

<r><URL url="http://tromboneforum.org/index.php?topic=101633.msg1221509#msg1221509"><s>[url=http://tromboneforum.org/index.php?topic=101633.msg1221509#msg1221509]</s>Quote from: Jonathantuba on Nov 19, 2017, 01:48PM<e>[/url]</e></URL>Chip Hoehler is now back in the UK, although still in hospital. I ...
by ttf_slide advantage
Thu Nov 30, 2017 5:40 pm
Forum: Trombonists
Topic: How is Chip Hoehler?
Replies: 13
Views: 6270

How is Chip Hoehler?

<r><URL url="http://tromboneforum.org/index.php?topic=101633.msg1221509#msg1221509"><s>[url=http://tromboneforum.org/index.php?topic=101633.msg1221509#msg1221509]</s>Quote from: Jonathantuba on Nov 19, 2017, 01:48PM<e>[/url]</e></URL>Chip Hoehler is now back in the UK, although still in hospital. I ...
by ttf_slide advantage
Thu Nov 23, 2017 8:46 am
Forum: Repairs, Modifications, and Maintenance
Topic: Looking for 6H Inners
Replies: 10
Views: 1239

Looking for 6H Inners

<r><URL url="http://tromboneforum.org/index.php?topic=103133.msg1221578#msg1221578"><s>[url=http://tromboneforum.org/index.php?topic=103133.msg1221578#msg1221578]</s>Quote from: bonearzt on Nov 20, 2017, 08:12AM<e>[/url]</e></URL>Check with Mike Bulow at M/K Drawing.<br/> <br/> <URL url="https://www...
by ttf_slide advantage
Thu Nov 16, 2017 8:23 pm
Forum: Trombonists
Topic: Houston benefit concert with John Kitzman et al
Replies: 1
Views: 3451

Houston benefit concert with John Kitzman et al

<t>I participated in a trombone recital event last night. It was organized by Derek Hawkes, asst. principal Nashville Symphony and an ex-student of John Kitzman at SMU. Of course Kitzman recently retired from the Dallas Symphony after nearly 50 years on the job!<br/> <br/> I played with Them Bones, ...
by ttf_slide advantage
Thu Nov 16, 2017 8:23 pm
Forum: Trombonists
Topic: Houston benefit concert with John Kitzman et al
Replies: 1
Views: 3451

Houston benefit concert with John Kitzman et al

<t>I participated in a trombone recital event last night. It was organized by Derek Hawkes, asst. principal Nashville Symphony and an ex-student of John Kitzman at SMU. Of course Kitzman recently retired from the Dallas Symphony after nearly 50 years on the job!<br/> <br/> I played with Them Bones, ...
by ttf_slide advantage
Mon Nov 13, 2017 10:32 pm
Forum: Trombonists
Topic: Donald Knaub video
Replies: 5
Views: 4325

Donald Knaub video

<r><URL url="http://tromboneforum.org/index.php?topic=103028.msg1220769#msg1220769"><s>[url=http://tromboneforum.org/index.php?topic=103028.msg1220769#msg1220769]</s>Quote from: Terraplane8Bob on Nov 13, 2017, 07:40AM<e>[/url]</e></URL>I entered The Eastman School of Music in 1956 as a euphonium pla...
by ttf_slide advantage
Sat Nov 11, 2017 2:19 pm
Forum: Other Musicians and Ensembles
Topic: 100 years old. The first jazz recording.
Replies: 23
Views: 7789

100 years old. The first jazz recording.

<r><URL url="http://tromboneforum.org/index.php?topic=101758.msg1220454#msg1220454"><s>[url=http://tromboneforum.org/index.php?topic=101758.msg1220454#msg1220454]</s>Quote from: ddickerson on Nov 11, 2017, 07:43AM<e>[/url]</e></URL>I just got off a cruise ship, and I introduced myself to the jazz ba...
by ttf_slide advantage
Thu Nov 09, 2017 10:25 pm
Forum: Other Musicians and Ensembles
Topic: 100 years old. The first jazz recording.
Replies: 23
Views: 7789

100 years old. The first jazz recording.

<r><URL url="http://tromboneforum.org/index.php?topic=101758.msg1213533#msg1213533"><s>[url=http://tromboneforum.org/index.php?topic=101758.msg1213533#msg1213533]</s>Quote from: Pre59 on Sep 20, 2017, 11:21AM<e>[/url]</e></URL>Collective improvisation was the norm until Louis Armstrong pretty much i...
by ttf_slide advantage
Thu Nov 09, 2017 11:20 am
Forum: Practice Room
Topic: Picking out high notes out of thin air.
Replies: 60
Views: 4979

Picking out high notes out of thin air.

<r><URL url="http://tromboneforum.org/index.php?topic=102818.msg1220188#msg1220188"><s>[url=http://tromboneforum.org/index.php?topic=102818.msg1220188#msg1220188]</s>Quote from: hyperbolica on Nov 09, 2017, 10:54AM<e>[/url]</e></URL>Interval training covers a lot of ground, and this is part of it. A...
by ttf_slide advantage
Mon Oct 30, 2017 6:47 pm
Forum: Classified Advertisements
Topic: WTB: Denis Wick 10CS mouthpiece
Replies: 1
Views: 279

WTB: Denis Wick 10CS mouthpiece

looking to buy a Wick 10CS.


by ttf_slide advantage
Thu Oct 26, 2017 2:28 pm
Forum: Classified Advertisements
Topic: FS: Horns
Replies: 0
Views: 274

FS: Horns

<t>60's Conn 50H Director. This is the .522 trigger model. In original case. Lacquer decent. Slide good. The slide is closer to the bell than I would prefer, but to reset it would mean I spend more $ to get it ready and the price goes up accordingly. It might be fine with some people as is. <br/> $5...
by ttf_slide advantage
Mon Oct 23, 2017 7:27 am
Forum: Classified Advertisements
Topic: Michael Eagleton ad scammer alert
Replies: 0
Views: 300

Michael Eagleton ad scammer alert

<r>Beware a seller going by the name Michael Eagleton<br/> <br/> This from a concerned forum member:<br/> <br/> "I recently received a classified ad for the Online Trombone Journal that seemed a little bit too good to be true. The ad was for a Mt. Vernon Bach 50BG in near mint condition from Michael...
by ttf_slide advantage
Thu Oct 12, 2017 8:59 pm
Forum: Cool Web Sites
Topic: adhuntr.com
Replies: 2
Views: 4081

adhuntr.com

<t>I have made deals with folks all over the country on Craigslist. Never got burned.<br/> <br/> It is my belief that if a scammer is trying to lure people via online ads, the odds are they are looking for bigger fish that trombone players. <br/> <br/> I listen to my instinct. If I smell a scammer I...
by ttf_slide advantage
Thu Oct 12, 2017 8:59 pm
Forum: Cool Web Sites
Topic: adhuntr.com
Replies: 2
Views: 4081

adhuntr.com

<t>I have made deals with folks all over the country on Craigslist. Never got burned.<br/> <br/> It is my belief that if a scammer is trying to lure people via online ads, the odds are they are looking for bigger fish that trombone players. <br/> <br/> I listen to my instinct. If I smell a scammer I...
by ttf_slide advantage
Thu Oct 05, 2017 5:24 pm
Forum: Classified Advertisements
Topic: W.T.B. Vintage Conn Counterweight
Replies: 4
Views: 698

W.T.B. Vintage Conn Counterweight

<r><URL url="http://tromboneforum.org/index.php?topic=102406.msg1215888#msg1215888"><s>[url=http://tromboneforum.org/index.php?topic=102406.msg1215888#msg1215888]</s>Quote from: DaveAshley on Oct 05, 2017, 04:59PM<e>[/url]</e></URL>One popped up on eBay today.<br/> <URL url="http://www.ebay.com/itm/...

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