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  1. confused snare drum

    i have just got hold of a snare drum that was being trown away ,and was trying to reserch it with no luck after several hours of looking, the confusion is it has a makers mark of besson &co london,but this company does not make drums,its a metal drum with reg.no.can anyone point me in the right direction ,thx paul
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  2. Does Listening to Classical Music Enhance One's Ability Listening to Other Music?

    I have noticed that since I began to really listen to and appreciate classical music over the course of the past 2 months or so, I also seem to have developed a more "discerning ear"--for want of a better description--when I return and listen to jazz, which is really my original love. What I mean by this statement is that I now seem to be more skillful in picking out themes in jazz pieces and how they develop--whether improvised or not--than I was before I started "getting into" ...

    Updated Jun-24-2011 at 05:22 by White Knight

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  3. It's been a while... sorry for not checking back sooner :)

    It's been sometime since I joined you guys and sadly my effort at staying involved has been poor, I can only say sorry.

    I am back to get feedback (honest) as I love singing and song writing, but sometimes we can't see the wood for the trees and we need others to help us grow.

    Please, if you have the time have a listen and let me know what you think:

    Some Tracks

    Thanks and be gentle with me

    Kirby
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  4. The tauranga jazz festival

    Just a few pics of the 2009 Tauranga jazz festval.

    The entrance

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    An ancient trio

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    The start of a jam session with a fine Lady trumpet player, note the joker on wash board the drummer arrived later as did other musicians.
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  5. New vBulletin format

    Quote Originally Posted by JHC View Post
    Re blogs, I saw World Violinist's blog on TC and it was interesting, I am not sure what we should put on our blogs I think if it is just a diary type thing us oldies would not provide much of interest or would we?
    For want of anything better this is a start to my blog



    Updated Jun-05-2011 at 04:54 by JHC

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