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Hang Drum + Trumpet and Flugelhorn

The hang drum is a mesmerizing instrument, invented by Felix Rohner and Sabina Schärer in Bern, Switzerland. You have to go there in person to order one. 51 more words


Art Farmer: Flugelhorn and Flumpet (and a site redesign!)

Art Farmer has such musical ideas. When you hear him, there’s no confusion as to who’s playing. Too bad more peeps don’t know about him. Check out this beautiful waltz. 82 more words

Master Players (jazz)

Morning 's here: A real song indeed!

This is a fun-fact post for some friends of mine so bare with me

So there is this comedy show which needs no introduction: Friends… 124 more words


Flugelhorns & ukulele aplenty from Beirut

10 years on from their debut album, Beirut brought their blend of Balkan folk to Luxembourg for the first time, playing Rockhal on Wednesday night. 524 more words


May 17, 1846: Yackety Sax

Adolphe Sax was born in Belgium in 1846. His father was a designer of musical instruments who dabbled in the design of horns. Little Adolphe began to make his own instruments at an early age, entering two of his flutes and a clarinet into a competition at the age of fifteen. 295 more words

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The Well Traveled Art Farmer

Back in January, I purchased an autographed Art Farmer LP on eBay. It was a fantastic looking example and on top of that the seller was a reputable guy from St. 2,236 more words



Gnu High (1975), Six for Six (2013)

The first great thing about the Canadian, who settled in England early on, is his sound. It’s smooth and flowing, without becoming so mellow that everything turns into late-night music. 127 more words