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Re: [bbshop] Boston Brass at VMEA

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  • Paul Smalley
    ... Hummm... do they double a part? (a quintet is still five, right?) I wonder how many OTHER tenors are former brass quintet tuba players? The change of
    Message 1 of 4 , Nov 30, 2002
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      On Saturday, November 23, 2002, at 04:49 PM, Sherri Matthews wrote:

      > On Thursday night, at the Virginia Music Educator's Association State
      > Conference, the Boston Brass performed. They are a brass quintet,
      > much like the Canadian Brass, and are quite excellent. Right before
      > their last number, they put down their horns, took out a pitch pipe,
      > blew a pitch, and broke into "Ice Cream/ Sincere" from the Music Man.

      Hummm... do they double a part? (a quintet is still five, right?)

      I wonder how many OTHER tenors are former brass quintet tuba players?
      The change of mindset from "foundation" to "fluff" was a welcome
      challenge.

      -Paul
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