Tag Archives: sousaphone repair

In the Wild

Get a load of what came into the shop yesterday. It’s a Yanigasawa bronze tenor sax! A good friend and awesome player, Will Tynch, brought this baby in for a tune-up. All I can say is…WOW!!! Now Yo wants leopard … Continue reading

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At the Edge of Infinity

On Saturday night we celebrated the birthday of our good friend Marianne by attending a Gala at the Hirshhorn Museum. It featured an amazing exhibit, called “Infinity Mirrors” by Yayoi Kusama, which is up and about to move on. These … Continue reading

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The Redskins’ Sousas

Not long ago I got a call from Santo, who plays Sousaphone in a local band called Crush Funk. It turns out he also plays in the Redskins marching band, one of only two professional marching bands in the country. … Continue reading

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This is a chronicle of my last big project at Wally’s. I started with a Martin sousaphone with missing pistons, top and bottom caps, neck and tuning bits. As one can imagine, the availability of these parts is negligible at … Continue reading

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