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Introductions and Greetings Discuss New to TrumpetMasters in the The Green Room - Non Trumpet Related Topics! forums; I just joined the website and am hoping to learn alot. i use a King SilverFlair (highly under-rated) with a ...
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    New to TrumpetMasters

    I just joined the website and am hoping to learn alot.
    i use a King SilverFlair (highly under-rated) with a 3C megatone or Schilke mouthpiece

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    Forte User Kujo20's Avatar
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    Re: New to TrumpetMasters

    Welcome to TM!

    2017 Schlub Brassworks "Damar" 4V Flugelhorn
    1914 Holton Revelation Cornet
    1929 Stroud Baby Grand Piano
    1950's Hammond M3 Organ

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    Re: New to TrumpetMasters

    Welcome and have fun. Dont let chatting cut into your practice time....its easy to do...uha...gotta go. Bye.
    Larry tscharner!
    M J Klashen The Yankee 1923
    Concertone, Czech made, pre war
    Olds Ambassador Cornet 1955

    Olds Super Trumpet 1966
    Yamaha 8335 Xeno 2008
    Getzen 900s Eterna Classic 2009

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    Re: New to TrumpetMasters

    Welcome to TM! Lots to learn here if you have an open mind and don't believe everything you read.
    You are right about the SF being underrated, but that is changing now that folks like you are touting them!
    Nothing is more contagious or tenacious than music. Once you are exposed it gets inside you and you can never get rid of it. It is also non-discriminating. It can be Ride of the Valkyries, In a Gadda da Vida, the Jeopardy 15 second thinking tune, your most disliked commercial jingle - it doesn't matter. Once triggered, off you go, like it or not.

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    Re: New to TrumpetMasters

    Welcome to TM, enjoy your stay.

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    Utimate User tobylou8's Avatar
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    Re: New to TrumpetMasters

    Welcome to TM. MUMS the word on the SF (I don't have one yet ).
    Knowledge is freedom, and ignorance is slavery - Miles Davis

    The difference between a beginner and pro mouthpiece is practice - tobylou8

    Nobody has learned how to play the trumpet. It's endless. - Maynard Ferguson

    Don't be afraid to try something different. The Ark was built by an amateur and the Titanic was built by a group of experienced engineers.

    By the inch it's a cinch, by the yard, it's hard!

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    Utimate User coolerdave's Avatar
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    Welcome !!! When I bought my first "pro" model trumpet I went into Sam Ash and the kid behind the counter was really proud of this Silver Flair he was selling ... I played 2 notes and gave it back to him ... then I tried out 15 Bach Strads and bought a 43 light ... I didn't even know they had numbers on the bell.
    I won't hold the SF against you :) I mean it was only 2 notes
    If you can sound Taps please take a few minutes and check out this site.
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    Welcome!! Great to see another Silver Flair player! I agree, it is a very under-rated horn. Hope you enjoy your stay at TM as much as I do>


    1965 (H.N. White) King Silver Flair,
    1962 Olds Super (Anbrass restoration and Reeves PVA),
    1971 (KMI) King Silver Flair,
    1983 King Flair 2007 AT,
    2008 Kanstul 1502,
    1947 Martin Committee (Anbrass restoration and Reeves PVA),
    2013 Kanstul 990,
    1963 Olds Mendez,
    1975 Yamaha Flugel (YFH 631),
    1955 Buescher Aristocrat 264 Custom Built cornet,
    1965 Conn 5A cornet
    1989 Burbank Picc (short bell & Blackburn leadpipe),
    Reeves 42C 692s mpc w/sleeves

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    Fortissimo User Buck with a Bach's Avatar
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    Cool Re: New to TrumpetMasters

    At least the early SF's, after UMI the jury's out
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    Yamaha YTR-732( now gone)
    Selman C, rose brass( ongoing experiment)
    72 Olds Custom Crafted

    Selman Flugle( I know, it's Chinese)( Any body got a Getzen valve block I can put in this thing?)
    Conn 17A Cornet
    Bugles across America

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    Re: New to TrumpetMasters

    Welcome to TM, and as far as I know, all brands are respected. Enjoy!
    "A tool good enough to be so used and not too good"
    C.S. Lewis That Hideous Strength

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