[Trombone-l] dg talks equipment???

Jeff Albert jeff at jeffalbert.com
Thu Nov 3 15:59:32 CST 2005


On Nov 3, 2005, at 2:14 PM, dslide13 at aol.com wrote:

> I didn't realize that the factory was still in Eastlake, OH.  None  
> of my other horns make the claim in the engraving.  The case for  
> this horn also indicates that it is from the period when King had  
> merged with Seeburg.
>
> David Gibson

The Seeburg era isn't usually regarded as a high point.  Your student/ 
pusher just got a good one.
jeff


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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Eric & Candice Swanson <swan325 at earthlink.net>
> To: dslide13 at aol.com
> Cc: trombone-l at samford.edu
> Sent: Thu, 03 Nov 2005 13:57:59 -0600
> Subject: Re: [Trombone-l] dg talks equipment???
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>  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?
>
> David,
>
>  The horns are still made in Eastlake now. Unless yours is really  
> old, it was made in Eastlake too.
>
> Eric Swanson
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