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  1. Whatever the story, I'm keeping this mouthpiece...

    Whatever the story, I'm keeping this mouthpiece as a backup. I really prefer a more open piece.
  2. That's pretty amazing. There are so many exotic...

    That's pretty amazing. There are so many exotic instruments out there to be experienced. Thank you for the share.
  3. The International Clarinet Association...

    The International Clarinet Association page on FB suggests that I have an A = 442 piece. Interesting.
  4. Selmer Paris clarinet mouthpiece with a rare "S" facing

    Quick question folks. As a saxophonist who doubles on clarinet on occasion, I tend to blow flat, so I have a setup that compensates a bit for that. Recently I bought a Selmer size S vintage...
  5. Greeting Jack. Can you review this guidance so...

    Greeting Jack. Can you review this guidance so that you can Help Us to Help You? Thanks.
  6. Screamo? Now that's just funny. :) I suspect...

    Screamo? Now that's just funny. :)

    I suspect that more than 90% of musicians who perform regularly don't really care to be invited to a semi-pro gig. But I'm not hearing that from them so much....
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    Welcome Jobe! How long have you been playing...

    Welcome Jobe! How long have you been playing these instruments?
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    Sounds like an interesting project. We end many...

    Sounds like an interesting project. We end many of our gigs with Mac the Knife. :)
  9. Survey: Inviting Musician Friend to your Gigs

    A question I've been meaning to asking the Woodwind faithful, would you be interested in seeing the kind of gigs people on this page perform in? I go to > 20 gigs besides the ~20 I perform in a year....
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    Exactly, the price is right but who knows if you...

    Exactly, the price is right but who knows if you will like it? Most serious sax players have way too many mouthpieces and will let you try some out for a while or outright sell you them at reduced...
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    I always let returning musicians know that buying...

    I always let returning musicians know that buying too cheap of an instrument practically guarantees that you will fail OR end up buying a better instrument and losing a lot of money on the cheap sax....
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    Putting some pictures here for posterity. What a...

    Putting some pictures here for posterity. What a unique Rudolf G. UEBEL Bb clarinet made of ALUMINIUM.

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    I have put some "Silver cloth" from any fabric...

    I have put some "Silver cloth" from any fabric store and that helps too.
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    Yes, doublers have a lot to keep up with. I just...

    Yes, doublers have a lot to keep up with. I just spent a half hour cleaning up the silver on my bass clarinet.
  15. Or you can be lucky enough to have a spouse who...

    Or you can be lucky enough to have a spouse who can sew. This is my all-time fav case for carrying music, reeds, tools, extra neck straps, business cards, ... Well, you get the idea. There is not...
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    Love the video on website introducing the band....

    Love the video on website introducing the band. Such a lovely sound, amazing ideas expressed, and two people who really love to perform. Wow.
  17. Looks like a stencil, there are experts here who...

    Looks like a stencil, there are experts here who may weigh in. A stencil instrument is made by a big manufacturer but made without their branding. They tend to be lessor quality instruments, but...
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    Nice job! I won't own a silver instrument because...

    Nice job! I won't own a silver instrument because of the work required to maintain its finish.
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    One that I hated and came to love when we worked...

    One that I hated and came to love when we worked on it is Ticheli's Blue Shades: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-OblozP6Z2Y

    Others that are fun are:

    Slava:...
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    Welcome to our little corner of the web. Here's...

    Welcome to our little corner of the web. Here's hoping you find some interesting stuff to read and make some new friends.
  21. Thread: Twilight Sail

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    Lovely, just lovely. But I'd have to transpose to...

    Lovely, just lovely. But I'd have to transpose to Eb or Bb or play on my C melody to enjoy the back track. Thanks for the share Roger!
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    While it's probably not recommended, i've done it...

    While it's probably not recommended, i've done it for years with no problems. YMMV.
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    It is a Bb instrument, not a C. You might want to...

    It is a Bb instrument, not a C. You might want to do some reading if you plan to play it. Good luck.
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    Posting to our page on Facebook. You might want...

    Posting to our page on Facebook. You might want to post on FB's "flutes for sale" too. Good luck!
  25. Quite disappointing but maybe it's a step in the...

    Quite disappointing but maybe it's a step in the right direction? Thanks for the review Pete.
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