[Trombone-l] dg talks equipment???
jeff at jeffalbert.com
Thu Nov 3 10:25:41 CST 2005
I don't think it was any particular Eastlake magic, as much as *that*
horn has some magic. Maybe there was extra rat hair in the brass
On Nov 3, 2005, at 10:17 AM, dslide13 at aol.com wrote:
> A student of mine recently picked up a 1970 King 4B from the
> Eastlake factory. After a few minutes playing this horn, I fell
> for it. He was so surprised at my reaction that he suggested he
> leave it with me for a couple of weeks. Now I realize that he's a
> pusher. He came by for his lesson and took the horn back with him
> to try himself. I knew it would happen soon enough, but man I miss
> that horn.
> What did they do at this Eastlake factory to make the horns so
> great? It played so evenly throughout the registers, and responded
> with so much clarity. I have a really good 4B that I've played for
> years, but this horn made it feel average. I've been careful not
> to say this in front of the horn.
> David Gibson
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