What brand of trumpet did Charlie Shavers play?

Discussion in 'Trumpet Discussion' started by bachfella, Jul 24, 2013.

  1. bachfella

    bachfella Mezzo Piano User

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    Not only am I a fan of the late, great Charlie Shavers, I'm also something of an "equipment geek" who likes to know which horns and mouthpieces the famous players used and/or are using. I understand Charlie used a Jet-Tone mouthpiece, but I don't know what brand of trumpet he played....
     
  2. amzi

    amzi Forte User

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    Here's the list: Conn 48B (1939), Martin Imperial (1941), King Super 20, Getzen Eterna

    Here's the link: Player/horn combinations
     
  3. bachfella

    bachfella Mezzo Piano User

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    Amzi,

    Thanks for the list, and the link....it's fascinating stuff..
     

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