Schilke 60

This weeks Monday Mouthpiece is a two-for! This was my primary mouthpiece through the 80s. I had a bad reaction to the silver so I had one gold plated. A deep bowl with a thin and very sharp rim. This mouth piece did nothing to lock in tuning. On the other hand, it was really…

King 8B

This may be my favorite of all my horns. While the King 8B was not my first trombone, it was the first one that I bought for myself. (That’s not actually true: the first trombone I bought for myself was my Olds ‘Super’. More about that in another post). I played in the Ceremonial Guard…