New Management at the Black Swan Hollins Green – Live Music at Risk Again 

Martin sent me this 

Management at The Black Swan has changed and continuation of the jazz club is now being reconsidered by the new management. The session there on Monday 7th August could turn out to be the last. We need all of you to attend to listen to the new manager, who has certain changes he wishes to announce. If we can come to an agreement then we can continue. This is largely to do with putting up the entry fee to 7 or 8 pounds. Even if you disagree come to the meeting to say so.

We have the very exciting Stan Williams from north Wales on trumpet and our own Jim Swinnerton back on double bass. The session will be a great one, so it is very important that all of you reading this come along. We do not want to say goodbye to the Black Swan, do we! Only you can keep it going.

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P Mauriat Dealers in the UK

These dealers have stock of the PMauriat Saxes !!

Type in your post code and tuck the box PM  and search for a dealer near you !

Simply as that 

Go for the sound ! 

http://www.jhs.co.uk/storelocator

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Pollard Workshop Clear Out

I’m having a clear out in the Pollard Workshops….. want anything ?Trumpets from £99

Clarinets from £99

Flutes from £99

Alto sax from £199

Trombones from £299

EEb tubas from £2000

French Horns from £399

Mouthpieces from £5

Ligatures from £2.50

Pollard Oil from £3.50

Assorted cases from £10

Message me if you want anything .

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Lily Carassik from Apex Horns

Hi Peter! 
Thanks again for letting us try out the instruments! I’m so excited to get my new horn!
Some words about the trumpets I tried: 
I have been playing a P.Mauriat 700 for the past year because I was in my final year of completing a jazz degree and I was looking for something agile and light but with an interesting and dark sound. Before trying out the 72 and 720 I was expecting very similar horns with perhaps slight adjustments to things like the valves or finger hooks. However, I was surprised to find that the 72 and 720 are beautiful horns in their own right, with more weight, and a clear, defined timbre. 

Just like the 700, they make it easy to pitch, making lip slurs almost effortless and they both require very little blowing to get a good sound out which is perfect for those high energy gigs.

I decided to go with the 720 as I found the sound to be both rich and velvety but also punchy and zingy towards the top register which caters exceptionally well to the jazz and pop gigs I do. The weight is there but still fairly light overall and the valves are quick and responsive with such an interesting design! 

I am so happy to be getting my new P.Mauriat and see what if can really do! 
Lily Carassik from Apex Horns
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P. Mauriat Trumpets Review 

Hi Peter! 
Thanks again for letting us try out the instruments! I’m so excited to get my new horn!
Some words about the trumpets I tried: 
I have been playing a P.Mauriat 700 for the past year because I was in my final year of completing a jazz degree and I was looking for something agile and light but with an interesting and dark sound. Before trying out the 72 and 720 I was expecting very similar horns with perhaps slight adjustments to things like the valves or finger hooks. However, I was surprised to find that the 72 and 720 are beautiful horns in their own right, with more weight, and a clear, defined timbre. 

Just like the 700, they make it easy to pitch, making lip slurs almost effortless and they both require very little blowing to get a good sound out which is perfect for those high energy gigs.

I decided to go with the 720 as I found the sound to be both rich and velvety but also punchy and zingy towards the top register which caters exceptionally well to the jazz and pop gigs I do. The weight is there but still fairly light overall and the valves are quick and responsive with such an interesting design! 

I am so happy to be getting my new P.Mauriat and see what if can really do! 
Lily Carassik from Apex Horns
Sent from my iPhone

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On Tour with P Mauriat in London 

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More Fantastic News 

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