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TOP TRUMPS ANYONE?

Advantages: Has a warranty. A peice of art.
Disadvantages: On the expensive side!

This was recommended to me to buy for one of my sons as a student graded flugelhorn, he has played the trumpet for a number of years now and this is an interesting variation in which he was introduced to by his teacher about a year ago and wanted ...

mojo-mojo 23.01.2012 Read full review
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Review of Thomann FH-600 Flugelhorn

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Great Cornet!

Advantages: Great styling and ease of play!
Disadvantages: Valves Need Lubricating Often.

...I play many brass instruments including the baritone horn and euphonium as well as the cornet. The jupiter JCR-520 is a great little cornet for the money. I learnt to play on this cornet and I haven't been able to put it down since as I find it easier to ...

JackRoberts1994 01.02.2010 Read full review
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Review of Jupiter JCR-520 Bb Cornet in Lacquer

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Bottom Of The Range Besson Any Good?

Advantages: Good Looks, Great tone + Fantastic Playability
Disadvantages: Zip up case!

I used this instrument between 2006-2007. I enjoyed playing it very much and made a very nice change from a Jupiter or a Yamaha equivalent. This cornet is constructed very well and will never let you down when it comes to long life span. The same goes to ...

JackRoberts1994 04.02.2010 Read full review
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Review of Besson BE1020 1000 Series Bb Cornet

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Elkhart 100TH Eb Tenor (Alto) Horn

Advantages: Build quality, appearance and tone. Excellent soft case.
Disadvantages: Very minor intonation issues in the upper register.

For the amazing price of this instrument (I paid around the 150 mark) it is an excellent horn for a player of beginner or intermediate standard. It is beautifully proportioned in the traditional saxhorn style - far more appealing to my eye than the open ...

Lumbricus 09.07.2008 Read full review
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Review of Elkhart 100TH Series Eb Tenor Horn

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The Stagg 77-Ba Baritone Horn Is A Great Starter Instrument!

Advantages: Good Tone + Great Looks + Ease of play.
Disadvantages: Dents Easily.

I bought this fantastic baritone horn in 2005. I have used it daily ever since and it has never let me down. It also comes with a fantastic hard case that protects the instrument very well. I take this instrument to band practice with me weekly and plays ...

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Review of Stagg 77-BA Student Bb Baritone Horn

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