Alison Balsom

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  1. xjb0906

    xjb0906 Piano User

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    My favorite watching... I mean listening experience yet. ;-)

    Alison Balsom - Italian Concertos - YouTube
     
  2. xjb0906

    xjb0906 Piano User

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    My wife allowed me to see Alison in concert when she came to Charlotte. I got to meet her and have her sign copies of her CD's. My wife has made it clear that lessons with Alison will not be allowed. She has said that I can study with Arturo as money allows. What gives???!!
     
  3. kingtrumpet

    kingtrumpet Utimate User

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    lucky for Alison and you guys -- I AM SINGLE -- and by the way, an article that I recently read indicated that Alison has separated from her husband. That is a very sad thing ---and I need to find that other post (I think local357 put up ---"how to write to celebrities") -- Yeah, I could take trumpet lessons with her, and NOT have any problems with that stigma of a woman teaching a man --- MY LIFE IS GOOD ROFL ROFL ROFL
     
  4. xjb0906

    xjb0906 Piano User

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    Learning can be fun. ;-)
     
  5. Phil986

    Phil986 Forte User

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    She has a keen musical judgment and figured you're more of a jazz type...
     
  6. rowuk

    rowuk Moderator Staff Member

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    Alison appears to be a single mom now. I guess the odds with pro trumpet players are the same the world around.

    As far as her playing goes, there is this church near where she lives - she has the opportunity to practice often in a very nice room.

    Here is a link to her equipment:
    Player/horn combinations

    I can't ever remember her on stage with a Bb. I like the creamy C-sound though.
     
  7. coolerdave

    coolerdave Utimate User

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    I agree Robin, her C trumpet work is outstanding ... very pure and lyrical
    Her Bach work is my favorite
     
  8. codyb226

    codyb226 Banned

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    :-o

    :cry:
     
  9. gzent

    gzent Fortissimo User

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    What's the big deal? Are decent looking women or decent trumpet players in short supply in England?

    I don't get all the accolades.:dontknow:
     
  10. Rapier

    Rapier Forte User

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    No, but a combination of the two definitely are.
     

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