[Dixielandjazz] Trumpet nickname
sharp-b at clearwire.net
Thu Jun 14 14:25:11 PDT 2007
<<<<snip>>>>In a message dated 6/14/2007 12:27:17 P.M. Central Daylight
cellblk7 at comcast.net writes:
Nickname for a trumpet?
Someone recently told the story of Garrison Keillor passing him in
the hallway. Garrison looked at his instrument and said:
"Ahh, the trumpet. Now there's an instrument on which one can truly
Think of a good nickname with that in mind!
So . . . . Maybe what Garrison had in mind is that someone who doesn't
play the trumpet well could make a total "brass" of himself.
By default, maybe a nickname for a cornet is "coronet", since so many
people misspell it.
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