[Dixielandjazz] Bob Roman's new Schilke

Steve Barbone barbonestreet at earthlink.net
Wed Nov 7 13:17:32 PST 2007

"Bob Romans" <cellblk7 at comcast.net> wrote:
> Found my dream horn...a Schilke X1A bought from listmate Arthur
> Molitierno...silver plated, is SO responsive and in tune, and there's NO
> comparison with any other cornet I try...out of curiosity!
> It's also very comfortable to hold...my fingers aren't all jammed together
> like when I play my trumpet. Also, It SPEAKS, and I've noticed many times that
> it knows what I'm going to do before I do! SPOOKY!

Bob, congrats on the Schilke. You remember Paul Grant from the gig is
Israel. He's been playing Schilke trumpets since his Army Band days, owns 3
of them and loves them all. He says he hasn't found anything else that comes
close in responsiveness either.

Steve Barbone

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