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Re: Me & My Tuba, Add You & Yours

Postby bigtubby » Sun Apr 13, 2014 10:31 pm

imperialbari wrote:What tuba?

Looks like a narrow piggy.

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Re: Me & My Tuba, Add You & Yours

Postby amg123 » Mon Apr 14, 2014 12:51 am

My 1292 after an accident a month ago...still heartbroken. Image
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Re: Me & My Tuba, Add You & Yours

Postby bort » Mon Apr 14, 2014 7:56 am

Oh no! What happened?!
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Re: Me & My Tuba, Add You & Yours

Postby Steve Marcus » Wed May 21, 2014 8:40 am

lost wrote:I think the world would be a much happier place if everyone owned a jumbo. :-D


Well, maybe not everyone*, but you're on the right track.

Welcome to the Happy Jumbo Owners' Club. :)

*Gotta take into account that some people's back, shoulder, etc. would not be so happy with a Jumbo. So far, so good on mine.
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Re: Me & My Tuba, Add You & Yours

Postby TubaWriter » Thu May 22, 2014 11:28 pm

Me playing polka on my VMI 3301
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Re: Me & My Tuba, Add You & Yours

Postby tubaknut » Mon May 26, 2014 5:18 pm

Me and my Rudy CC. Love it! Pardon the outfit. It was quite hot in the studio down in the basement that summer. :tuba:

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Re: Me & My Tuba, Add You & Yours

Postby TubaRay » Mon May 26, 2014 6:51 pm

The TubaMeisters at a spring fest. Left to right: Richard Wallace(Miraphone 186 BBb, from the 60's), Ray Grim(Miraphone 186 CC, from the 70's), Ezra Johnson(small euph of unknown DNA), and Al Tapia(oval euph, also of unknown DNA)
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Re: Me & My Tuba, Add You & Yours

Postby Jerryleejr » Wed Jun 04, 2014 2:56 pm

Well it's not me but she is the cutest tuba player ever :)
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Re: Me & My Tuba, Add You & Yours

Postby Ulli » Thu Jun 05, 2014 5:32 am

Jerryleejr wrote:Well it's not me but she is the cutest tuba player ever :)


Three pictures back I like much more... :oops:

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Re: Me & My Tuba, Add You & Yours

Postby michael_glenn » Fri Jun 13, 2014 9:05 pm

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Two pics, one with my new PT20P, and the other with my Melton/Meinl Weston 186 BBb at the 2013 Akron TUBACHRISTMAS. Side note, I had a Christmas tree on my bell. Definitely my best decoration this far, aside from my fireplace and mantel I put in my sous the year before.
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Re: Me & My Tuba, Add You & Yours

Postby lowtones425 » Sun Jun 15, 2014 10:19 pm

Myself and my Rudy Meinl F.
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Re: Me & My Tuba, Add You & Yours

Postby P@rick » Tue Jun 17, 2014 6:19 pm

I had to make a picture for our party band...so here we are...

Me, my 20K and my shirt :mrgreen: :tuba:

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Re: Me & My Tuba, Add You & Yours

Postby TubaRay » Sat Jun 21, 2014 1:01 pm

Stryk wrote:Image

Alright! I'll jump on it.

It is clear that is a tuba.
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Re: Me & My Tuba, Add You & Yours

Postby gillish » Mon Jun 30, 2014 10:00 pm

Here's a pic of me and my beloved Conn (1917) with a nickel silver body and gold wash bell. This thing plays like a dream.
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Re: Me & My Tuba, Add You & Yours

Postby butch » Thu Aug 28, 2014 4:55 pm

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Postby tokuno » Thu Aug 28, 2014 5:46 pm

Pic player snapped this last Sunday, as we set up for Them Basses. Dunno what I was doing - probably setting slides, since I'd just picked it up - had been playing euph till then.
My son's on the shiny Conn 20k borrowed from his high school, but the three beaters are mine. :)
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Re: Me & My Tuba, Add You & Yours

Postby Toobist » Thu Aug 28, 2014 7:24 pm

Cool pic my girlfriend took. This could totally be an album cover! If they still made albums. And they needed to be covered. And if I ever recorded one.

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Re: Me & My Tuba, Add You & Yours

Postby Gongadin » Thu Aug 28, 2014 9:28 pm

They still make albums, Al, and they DO have to be covered!
Do you often play in Kensington Market, or just for Pedestrian Sundays?
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Re: Me & My Tuba, Add You & Yours

Postby Toobist » Sat Aug 30, 2014 11:47 am

tubahed wrote:They still make albums, Al, and they DO have to be covered!
Do you often play in Kensington Market, or just for Pedestrian Sundays?



Nice to hear from ya!

I'll be playing at Kensington tomorrow morning until the afternoon with Ryan Baer (formerly of Tuba Skinny). He'll be on percussion, steel guitar, harmonica and vocals. I'll tuba... Just tuba.
Would love to see you there! And anyone else as well, of course! I'm having such a riot doing these street gigs. Love 'em.

That pic was from July 1 when I decided that I'd rather get a little money while I practice. More lucrative than my practice room! :)
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Re: Me & My Tuba, Add You & Yours

Postby arminhachmer » Sat Aug 30, 2014 12:26 pm

Ratzz, wish I was closer than the 2 hr drive. Love street gigs, jammin...Tubaskinny ! Wow.
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