• Rare and/or Interesting

    A Trip to the MIM, Part II

    by  • July 30, 2012 • Non-Saxophone

    A couple of months ago, I went to the MIM (Musical Instruments Museum) in Scottsdale (the post’s right here). Well, they had an event on 07/29/2012 where teachers could get in free, provided they listened to a sales pitch regarding taking their kids to the MIM on a field trip. My wife’s a teacher...

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    A Trip to the MIM

    by  • April 17, 2012 • Rare and/or Interesting, Uncategorized

    On Monday, April 16th, I took a trip with my folks (visiting from New York) to the Musical Instrument Museum in Phoenix, AZ.  You can check out my original post on The Woodwind Forum. I’m not a camera guy and several of the pics I took just didn’t come out at all.  Fortunately, for...

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    Luthier Vents

    by  • November 3, 2011 • Interesting Websites

    http://luthiervents.blogspot.com This is a gorgeous blog that’s about wind manufacturers. They’ve got tons of pics of odd French saxophone makes that I’m only peripherally aware of, like, oh, Cabart.  Check out the F. Renoux horns!

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    Google Patents

    by  • July 15, 2010 • Interesting Websites

    For me, this is now the ultimate research tool. Google is taking over the world.  Just be glad that they let you live in it. OK, now that we’ve gotten the obligatory humor out of the way, the Google Patent Search is based on the US Patent and Trade Office’s (USPTO) database of patents...

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