Barrington trumpet 1968 Besson 2-20 trumpet 1960's B & H Embassy trumpet ????
Kalamazoo Checkers Swing Band Dave Rafferty Spartan for Life ????
" The bass player replied with some surprise, "Why? " At a rehearsal, the conductor stops and shouts to the bass section: "You are out of tune. " The first bassist pulls all his strings, says, "Our tuning is correct: all the strings are equally tight." The first violist turns around and shouts, "You bloody idiot! One night a man walked in and talked to him briefly and the bartender said, "Wow! You should meet this guy over here." So they talked for a while about nuclear physics and existential philosophy and had a great time.
A second man walked in and soon the bartender has guessed about a 90 IQ for him.
Everything went fine through the first movement, when she had some really hair-raising solos, but in the second movement she started going improvising madly when she wasn't supposed to play at all.
The earliest Trumpets are stamped "HN White Sole Agent" and were imported to Cleveland around 1893-1907. Early trumpets will have a "lion head" by the serial numbers.
White's Company's earliest days (1905-1910), they made the finest trumpets on the market and led the way in innovation and quality. White, including the Liberty Models which was his favorite instruments made by the company. All of the serial numbers listed on this page end when The H.