[Trombone-l] dg talks equipment???

Daryl Burch darylburch at speakeasy.net
Thu Nov 3 10:41:00 CST 2005


The first taste is always free....

P.S.: Anybody know of any good 3B or 4B pushers in the Bay Area?

-d-

On Nov 3, 2005, at 8:17 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
> trombonist/educator
> www.jazzbone.org
>
>
>
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