A Life change

Discussion in 'Trumpet Discussion' started by BrassBandMajor, Dec 28, 2015.

  1. BrassBandMajor

    BrassBandMajor Fortissimo User

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    Sorry leaving to Korea on the 4th.... :(
     
  2. barliman2001

    barliman2001 Fortissimo User

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    Ok - next time!
     
  3. trickg

    trickg Utimate User

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    BBM, your post is not exactly news - it's been recognized for quite some time that the B&S Challenger is (depending on the specimen) pretty much a Bach in appearance, and better playing than the average Strad. :-)

    I'm glad you got a horn that you really like, and finally a quality horn that is going to take you the next furlong in your playing career, however long that may be. You may wind up with something different in the future - either a new horn itch, or looking for a horn for specific kinds of playing, (lead/commercial) but you'll have a lot of great memories of rehearsals and performances with this horn in your hands.

    At some point you may find that your honeymoon phase with the horn has worn off a bit, but keep us posted on your progress with it - I'm curious to hear your thoughts on it in the next few months.
     
  4. kehaulani

    kehaulani Fortissimo User

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    barliman - props, man, for being such a selfless host and giving some caring and qualitative mentoring. Good on ye!
     
  5. ConnDirectorFan

    ConnDirectorFan Fortissimo User

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    Now I wonder when (hopefully not if!) B&S makes a copy of the newer Bach Commercial Strad (have they come out with a copy of the Bach Mariachi?).
     
  6. barliman2001

    barliman2001 Fortissimo User

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    When I started, I got lots and lots of similar help and mentoring - when I joined my first brass band, all my tuition was given FREE! (thank you, Alex Melville RIP) - and I want to continue this tradition without taking the bread out of anyone's mouth.
     
  7. BrassBandMajor

    BrassBandMajor Fortissimo User

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    Little snap of my New B&S
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  8. Peter McNeill

    Peter McNeill Utimate User

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    Nice.....

    But you know what I am going to say...?

    I like mine better. And it fits in the normal B&S case.
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    They are a nice horn, will do for everything that you will ever need to play. If you need a change, just change the mouthpiece for the sound you want.

    Cheers
     

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