Miles davis' trumpet(s)

Discussion in 'Trumpet Discussion' started by 1a2b, Jan 8, 2011.

  1. 1a2b

    1a2b New Friend

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    Did miles davis own multiple trumpets?

    If so how many and what kinds?

    THANKS
     
  2. SteveRADavey

    SteveRADavey Pianissimo User

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    He played mostly Martin Committees. I don't know how many he had over his career, but there was certainly more than one.
     
  3. Big Daddy

    Big Daddy Mezzo Piano User

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    Player/horn combinations

    Started on a Selmer Grand Prix,
    FA Reynolds (seen on photos with one),
    Martin Committee,
    French Besson Brevete,
    Vega power model,
    Martin Imperial,
    Martin Magna
    Flugelhorn:
    Olds Super Martin,
    Martin Magna (Fat Girl)

    Mouthpieces
    Heim (made by Holton)
    Giardinelly (Heim copy)
    Trumpet mpc on flugel
     

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