Does a microphone plug in the receiver affect the playing characteristics of a horn?

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  1. Vulgano Brother

    Vulgano Brother Moderator Staff Member

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    Re: Does a microphone plug in the receiver affect the playing characteristics of a ho

    Barcus Berry made (and makes) some amazing piezo transducer/preamp pickups. Here is an example of what they can do:

    Don Ellis - Indian Lady - Tanglewood (Full) - YouTube

    Not bad for 5/4....

    ...but the receivers were usually mounted on the mouthpiece or bell.
     
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  2. coolerdave

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    Re: Does a microphone plug in the receiver affect the playing characteristics of a ho

    I just thought of something about Don Ellis .. I am going to hijack my own thread for a second .... so Don Ellis has a fourth valve for the quarter tone thing ... so he never used a third valve slide?
     
  3. Dave Mickley

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    Re: Does a microphone plug in the receiver affect the playing characteristics of a ho

    play the horn and see how it plays, if it seems OK then forget about it. [don't expect too much since it is a student line horn]
     
  4. Vulgano Brother

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    Re: Does a microphone plug in the receiver affect the playing characteristics of a ho

    Uhh, up-tempo in 5/4 with a ring modulator, I don't think anyone would notice. 134 or 1234 would work for most situations without any slide though.
     

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