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Discussion in 'Trumpet Discussion' started by dbacon, Dec 21, 2003.

  1. Stefen

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    You could run the London marathon win a pair of fisherman's waders; but why make thing difficult for yourself?
     
  2. fraserhutch

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    Indeed - I always wonder why someone feels compelled to toss out that old "it's the player, not the gear" crud in almost every thread that discusses gear. It's right up there with the "most of the guys I know who play high learnt to do so at the expense of their musicality" hogwash.

    Every pro I have known without exception is particular about their gear. Every one. Furthermore, as a student of the trumpet, I want to learn everything I can about as much as I can about this mess of tubing I play. Thus, it is perfectly natural to want to know what another player is playing and why.
     
  3. Ed Lee

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    George Bundy was just a marketer who sold Selmer instruments branded for him, and tweaked they aren't really from the bottom of the barrel and a whole lot better than many others on the market today.
     
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    I agree. I didn't say they were bottom of the barrel. I meant to indicate a typical student level horn as an example of basic equipment.

    I believe you missed the point.
     
  5. dangeorges

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    I think you're all missing my point...
    The equipment doesn't make the player.

    Brag and boast as much as you want about your cool horns, custom mouthpieces, brushed finishes, and cryogenic treatments.

    But when it comes down to brass tacks, no amount or number of designer instruments will make you a better player.
     
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  10. Stefen

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    I think you have missed the point a little here. we all know that if you are a talentless player a $9000 horn wont make you something your not, but if you are good or better, it will help make it a little easier. like running a marathon in a army boots, or in a good quality pair or light weight, distant running shoes, I know which I would rather have on my feet at the start line.
     

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