WE JUST RETURNED FROM TAMPA WHERE WE WERE HIRED TO PLAY FOR A PRE-SUPER BOWL PARTY. WE WERE HIRED BY A GROUP OF 4 GUYS, THEY PAID ALL AND I MEAN ALL EXPENSES. MY ONLY EXPENDITURE WAS 3.00 FOR A HOT DOG FROM A STREET VENDOR.WE WERE IN TAMPA FOR 3 DAYS, AND OUR TOTAL PLAYING TIME WAS ROUGHLY 3 HOURS. (AT NYES WE WOULD JUST BE WARMING UP). IT WAS NICE TO LEAVE -3 BELOW AND SPEND SOME TIME AT 75 ABOVE. WE HAVE BEEN TOLD THAT THEY WOULD LIKE US BACK AGAIN NEXT YEAR.
Added by JOE HAYDEN on February 8, 2009 at 8:39pm —
Just ordered from Jason and should be here in about 5 weeks or so. I know about Jasons work through reading another forum called the "Trumpetherald" and I had Jason modify my Yamaha 631 that I have had since high School. My biggest mistake in this idea however is that I decided to do a flugel horn first instead of a trumpet because I rarely get to play it on my present gigs. I do break it out for jazz though and it really sings with a darkness and warmth that I have heard from very few flugel… Continue
Added by Brian Graber on February 1, 2009 at 10:24am —