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Melody malady: Wind players develop ‘saxophone lung’ from fungus!

Fascinating Article from NBC News… JoNel AlecciaNBC News Julija Sapic / Julija Sapic / Featurepics.com A 68-year-old clarinet player in Atlanta developed a year-long allergic chest reaction to fungus that grew in his instrument. A Dixieland band player who didn’t … Continue reading

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National Clean Your Leadpipe Day!

Here’s a great piece of slapstick from James Stretton. Jimmy ‘The Lip’ Stretton, as he is known has put a nice film together about cleaning your instrument out. Take a look: it’s brilliant fun! It also ties in nicely with … Continue reading

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A Warning For All Brass Players!!!

A very thought provoking article; published by the US media organisation National Public Radio. This is only one of many related issues I have heard about over the years. I remember the whole trumpet section of a major UK orchestra … Continue reading

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