Tag Archives: trombones

Chopteeth Afrofunk at Hamilton Live

Last night we joined a group of friends for some rockin’ Afrofunk big band fun. We almost missed it because it wasn’t on the calendar, or perhaps because we were still in a post-vacation haze. Yo was in her PJs … Continue reading

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Good Bones

Tim Dugen dropped by my shop about a week ago with a broken bone. Tim plays a Shires large bore trombone in The President’s Own US Marine Band. He came in to have a bell dent removed, but when I … Continue reading

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Music Medic

This week I had a nice visit at the shop from Curt Altarac of Music Medic and his musical colleague, Ada An from Hover Huayang Music in China. Music Medic is one of my main suppliers of pads, tools and … Continue reading

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Follow me! (please)

I’m making a request to my friends and clients to take a moment to follow me on my website. Now that my new shop is open, it helps me increase the possibility that more people will find me. I currently … Continue reading

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Bonkers

I thought I would take a moment to introduce you to my partner in repair crime. Not long after I arrived in DC, we were at a gig of the Bohemian Caverns Jazz Orchestra, a 17-piece big band that plays every … Continue reading

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Carbon Fiber Trombone Slides Into Japan!

A happy customer is a thing of beauty and this one makes me smile. Here’s a guy who’s a freelancer in NYC, heading off to Tokyo, and he’s just gotta have a carbon fiber trombone slide to take along with … Continue reading

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Carbon Fiber Trombone Slides

I spent a couple of days last week at the Eastern Trombone Workshop, held at Fort Meyer, Virginia, representing SpurlingPL, a Swiss company I’ve been working with to manufacture carbon fiber trombone slides http://www.spurlingpl.com. There was a lot of interest in these … Continue reading

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