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Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by pete, Jan 31, 2009.

  1. pete

    pete Brassica Oleracea Staff Member Administrator

    AFTERXMAS: 30% off, but the code is only good for $100 off, total -- i.e. it might expire quick. Good until 01/02/10.

    CELEBRATE: 40% off. Good until Jan. 10.

    As before, only if you order thru Lulu.com.
     
  2. pete

    pete Brassica Oleracea Staff Member Administrator

    I finally have a minute to post this!

    It's obviously February, which is generally about the time people stop caring about getting a new calendar :).

    Here are the total sales, not counting the ones that the calendar artists bought (those were "profit-free"):

    Large: 26
    Small: 47
    Total: 93 (a little better than 2008)

    I will try to get PayPals out to the folks that requested to share in the profits NEXT weekend -- I'm working this weekend.
     
  3. pete

    pete Brassica Oleracea Staff Member Administrator

    Well, if anyone wants to buy a calendar a little late ....

     
  4. pete

    pete Brassica Oleracea Staff Member Administrator

    Ah, it's nice to complete a task.

    I have sent out PayPals to all the folks that contributed to the 2010 calendar. I used the last e-mail address that you used to contact me, so if your e-mail has changed, make sure you give me a yell!

    If your pics were featured in the 2010 calendar and you didn't get your PayPal or you changed your mind and want a share of the profits, please e-mail me at thesaxinfo@gmail.com.

    Thanks again to everyone that contributed pics!

    Everyone, please send more pics! The 2011 calendar is a good probability and the book project is slowly progressing ....
     
  5. Gandalfe

    Gandalfe Admin and all around good guy. Staff Member Administrator

    Sanity check please; I'm thinking of these two candidates:
    • F Mezzo Sax
    • Soprano (probably the S992) and the Tárogató for comparison
     
  6. tictactux

    tictactux Distinguished Member Distinguished Member

    Hmmm. A Táro would be nice...
    Then again, have you ever held a Marigaux in your hands....?
     
  7. Gandalfe

    Gandalfe Admin and all around good guy. Staff Member Administrator

    Actually no, although the Marigaux you have looks insanely beautiful. But that makes me think a Bb sop sax, sop clarinet, Bb taro might be nice to have side by side for comparison.
     
  8. tictactux

    tictactux Distinguished Member Distinguished Member

    Actually I have two, an that's one too many... <jingles case keys>
     
  9. pete

    pete Brassica Oleracea Staff Member Administrator

    Well, my wife now owns a Marigaux clarinet, although it's nowhere near as nice as the Symphonies TTT has. We couldn't afford to buy your "extra" one, though. Unless you like low payments per month :).

    Taragato is verrry interesting and I'd love pics of one either by itself or with other horns. I've not had one of those or an F mezzo in previous calendars -- I've only had a Conn-O-Sax. However, Jim, I know that you know someone that has a Conn-O and it'd be interesting to get both an F mezzo AND Conn-O in one big shot.

    What'd also be fun is Taragato + straight soprano + soprano clarinet.
     
  10. Gandalfe

    Gandalfe Admin and all around good guy. Staff Member Administrator

    Just got to thinking, wow time flies and I wonder how many pics Pete has for this year's calendar? Maybe after the three concerts this month, I can start on the pictures. Naw, that's no good as I three concerts in July too. Okay, so I just need to get off my duff.
     
  11. pete

    pete Brassica Oleracea Staff Member Administrator

    I think I've had four submissions, so far.
     
  12. tictactux

    tictactux Distinguished Member Distinguished Member

    <makes mental note to dress up Lady Bettoney for some pitchers>

    Or I could advertise my metal Swiss Army clarinet as a sop-on-a-diet. :cool:
     
  13. pete

    pete Brassica Oleracea Staff Member Administrator

    Clarinets are still good fodder for the calendar!
     
  14. Helen

    Helen Content Expert Saxophones Staff Member Administrator

    I've got some for you Pete. I can send you some of the Prez and the Klingsors. I've also got some artsy shots of the Pierret. I just need to dig through my photo files.
     
  15. pete

    pete Brassica Oleracea Staff Member Administrator

    I like artsy. I just can't include pics of people. Unless they're of the photographer, of course. Having people in the pic means that the model(s) also have to sign a release. I just want to keep it simple :).
     
  16. Helen

    Helen Content Expert Saxophones Staff Member Administrator

    I don't do people. Only horns. (Well reflections of me in the horns too, but I wouldn't send those to you.) :)
     
  17. Gandalfe

    Gandalfe Admin and all around good guy. Staff Member Administrator

    I'm tellin' ya Helen, we really need to build some shadow boxes. And you have room in your new abode now too.
     
  18. pete

    pete Brassica Oleracea Staff Member Administrator

    I've got a better idea: just ship the horns to me. You're not going to miss a tenor or two :p.
     
  19. Helen

    Helen Content Expert Saxophones Staff Member Administrator

    You're probably right. I wouldn't miss them right away. However, when I go to grab one for a show, the trip to Phoenix to get it back would take to long. :)
     
  20. Helen

    Helen Content Expert Saxophones Staff Member Administrator

    I like the idea of building a shadow box. I had a discussion with Steve Howard about how he took his pictures for his book. What he did was really interesting, I just need to dig it out. He used an old bathtub IIRC. He sent me step by step directions. Very cool. He's a nice guy. I love his book BTW. I know we have a thread on it, I should write something about it.
     
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