Avant-Garde Cornet

Discussion in 'Trumpet Discussion' started by SmoothOperator, Jul 22, 2013.

  1. SmoothOperator

    SmoothOperator Mezzo Forte User

    Jul 14, 2010
    Was Don Cherry's horn an actual cornet, it looks more like a pocket trumpet, maybe it was a pocket cornet. I like this quartet, trumpet, sax, bass, drums.


    Maybe without the strings conical instruments work better together.
  2. gbshelbymi

    gbshelbymi Mezzo Piano User

    Jan 3, 2013
    Travelers Rest, SC
    Player/horn combinations

    Besson Meha pocket trumpet (one of only four made in the world)
    Besson Meha pocket cornet (made for a show starring Josephine Baker, in Paris, in the 1920)
    Olds Ambassador cornet
    Civil War era cornet
    Pakistani pocket trumpet

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