[Dixielandjazz] Re: Occupational Marks

Bryan Livett Bryan Livett" <livett@rogers.com
Thu, 26 Sep 2002 17:18:30 -0400

Hey Jim, we trombone players have bigger mouthpieces!


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "James Kashishian" <kash@ran.es>
To: <dixielandjazz@ml.islandnet.com>
Sent: Thursday, September 26, 2002 5:00 PM
Subject: RE: [Dixielandjazz] Re: Occupational Marks

> Steve wrote:
> Fred & Reed player List Mates
> I have a big callus on my thumb where the axe rests. 
> Leave it to a reed player to think they're special!  We all have our
> marks.  Mine is a bent third finger on the left hand, and a raised area
> on the side of the same finger where most of the weight of the trombone
> sits.  And, we won't even discuss what my chops look like!
> Other than that, I'm a fairly handsome guy......
> Jim
> p.s.  trumpet players tend to have a large bulge in their
> pants.......where their spare mouthpiece sits in their pocket!
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