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Valved Bavarian Post Horn

These photographs are from the collection of Whelden Merritt, as is the explanatory text. This is very rare, it is a Bavarian post horn with valves. Here is a picture of it being played by a Bavarian Postillion.

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Wow!

A young Carrie Fisher watching her mother, Debbie Reynolds, perform! RIP both… Carrie Fisher (21/10/1956 -27/12/2016), Debbie Reynolds (1/4/1932 -28/12/2016) Debbie Reynolds with a French horn! Yes, I am assured she played for real…

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The Great Maynard Ferguson In Action!

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Feed Me!

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The Great Trumpeter Maynard Ferguson In Action!

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Amazing Lightning Strike Hits The Mersey…

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The Young Maynard Ferguson…

Here’s a photo of the great jazz trumpeter, Maynard Ferguson, just starting out as a young lad on the trumpet… Now for  a recording, or two, of Maynard just a few short years later leading the amazing Stan Kenton Orchestra. … Continue reading

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Hello Mozart…

WOW! This is a Facial composite of Mozart, circa 1777, created by the German Federal Criminal Police Office from four contemporary portrait paintings.

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Amazing Stunt By Jean-Claude Van Damme… Me & JCVD!

It was on tour with the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra in Bucharest, Romania, 2011, that I met Hollywood Superstar, Jean-Claude Van Damme. I sat by him at breakfast in the five star Radisson Blu Hotel and he proved to be … Continue reading

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Some Trumpet Humour…

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