[Dixielandjazz] Trombone Questions

Flip Oakes flip at flipoakes.com
Fri Mar 7 19:02:09 PST 2003

The Alto (Eb) Trombone is a 4th in pitch higher then the standard (Bb)
trombone. It's really quite different, used mostly in delicate legit or,
symphonic type  playing. You'll find the positions much closer together.

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> From: mensa-1 at webtv.net (william crist)
> Date: Fri, 7 Mar 2003 20:07:03 -0600 (CST)
> To: dixielandjazz at ml.islandnet.com
> Subject: [Dixielandjazz] Trombone Questions
> I just bought an alto trombone and was wondering if any listmates play
> or have played an alto. It is slightly smaller than a tenor , but
> doesn't seem to be much different in pitch.
> I have a King Liberty 2b that my folks bought me in 1947 ,  when I was
> in high school ,  and it is a great horn.
> I also have a Couesnon valve trombone that I bought about 35 years ago.
> I can't find out much about it and was wondering if any listmates know
> anything about them.  It shows made in Paris and the number 54770 ( I
> assume that is the serial number )  I did a check on Google and didn't
> come up with much.
> Any information would be much appreciated.
> Bill Crist
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