I think either Hell or Living in America.
I think either Hell or Living in America.
Australians,I am led to believe you've a similar method to U.S. copyright law by which royalty fees are collected ... if you are a legal "professional musician" and comply with your laws. If you don't pay to play you can expect unwelcome visitors who may take all you have in judgements against you. I don't hide behind an alias, but believe me computer forensics can identify you, but even without such, a supoena duces tecum can access this forums log in record. My effort here is just a WARNING to those of you who don't pay to play and/or record copyrighted songs. Leaannco, what purpose is served to derogate another country, especially so on your first post?
Last edited by Ed Lee; 03-18-2011 at 10:55 PM.
If I am asked to play, it is by a family member and is usually because they are just asking to be polite. They may be sorry when they get to hear. I only play for fun. These are 2 songs that I have parts of the melody in my memory. It is doubtful that the snippet of song in my living room in front of 2 or 3 people including a grandson would be cause for copyright infringement. I just love the 2 recorded songs - Hell, by Squirrel Nut Zippers and Living in America by James Brown and have the notes to parts memorized.
Even my wife has been polite enough to tolerate my playing, but it is the repetitive practicing of different parts of songs that she abhors. Too, she'd rather listen to a CD of a completed song where she can turn the volume down, especially if I've played loud high parts on piccolo trumpet. However, she is consoled with the fact that I'm not playing violin, C piccolo, or a high pitched reed instrument which is why she will not accompany me to concerts. Still, she listened to our daughter learn to play the alto saxophone while in public school and who now also plays tenor and baritone sax along with clarinet and flute ... and lives 14 hours by car distant.
Yes, it is lots of fun just to play and not be concerned about earning money for doing so, not that I'm adverse to being paid. Presently, I just wish I could play again, which due to major health and dental issues I am unable to do.
I have often been disappointed when my customers go to try out an instrument after repair, or want to test play my trumpets. Disappointed because often they are unable to play anything.
That is one of the main reasons that I put my book together "Melodies for Playing". It is full of beautiful melodies from the classical repertoire - some teachers are using it with their students, and some great players are using it for transposition practice and for playing lyrically on high trumpets.
They are all great tunes that you could play when someone asks to hear you........
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Depends on how much they are are paying?
I might have listened, but did I hear
46 F.E. Olds Super cornet
35 C.G. Conn Director cornet
Samba De Uma Nota So (One Note Samba). Comes with its own built in warm-up routine.
Bb Trumpets: Yamaha YTR-6335HSII - Flip Oakes "Wild Thing" - 1972 Getzen Eterna "Severinsen" - 1980 Boosey & Hawkes Sovereign Studio - B&S 3005 WTR-L - 1963 Besson 10-10 - Monke Mystery Horn - Spiri Vario
C Trumpet: Inderbinen Alpha 200
Bb Bass: 1961 Holton #58 "Symphony"
Wyrd oft nereš unfågne eorl, žonne his ellen dėah.
"Pypes, trompes, nakers, clariounes, that in bataille blowen blody sounes"
very cool --- I've played the first line from "Midnight in Tuscany" --- with my substitute band. Nobody really asked -- "what can you play" ----- they just looked at me and said, "so your our new trumpet player?" ------------- I immediately say --- "YEAH, WATCH THIS" -- and whip off a 2 1/2 octave chromatic (up and down) -- then say "well, that really proves nothing -- except that I am able to play a scale" --- then I whip out a line of "Midnight in Tuscany" -- and say --- "only the pros know that song" ---------------------- to which the 2 trumpet players listening said --- "I can't play a chromatic that fast or that high", and the other one says --- "that Midnight in Tuscany song, I've never heard that before now!!!!
1991 King Silver Flair
1953 Olds Super (LA)
1979 King KG1055T (pre UMI) Silver Flair
1940? Olds Ambassador (LA) tenor trombone
I'm not responsible for offending people -- people are responsible for themselves taking offense at me
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