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About thebrassshop

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  • Birthday 09/03/1946

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    marched 1962 through 1984

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  1. Had the wonderful opportunity to talk with michael at Open class in Michigan city 2018, my 30th and final year on tour. He did an interview with me as I fixed his Concert Euphonium. When we were done he asked how much I said nothing , talking with you with your wealth of knowledge was more than enough. He did by the way go across the street to DQ and brought back Cones for both of us. What a wonderful person RIP Mr.Boo RIP
  2. My Knowing Fred Morris for years, he has a LONG history within the activity, I can say there is not a nicer relaxed person than Fred, He was a performer , a BOD member Souvie sales with a broken foot, always a good word. Enjoy Fred , I am enjoying my retirement I do not miss the work but I do miss the marching members tremendiously
  3. With The Rochester Crusaders we had WAXER and Vince Bruni called everybody porkchop
  4. I have no idea what his contact info is BUT you may want to contact Ken Norman, Racine Wi. The last I knew he still has SOME parts
  5. The Brass Shop has been contacted by an older board member of a world class corps He is looking for 1 old style French horn Piston Rotor. If you have such an animal please contact the brass shop @ or call my cell 608-770-1421 Thank you Paul Collins
  6. When The Brass Shop and Phantom Regiment were at the same shows DR.DAN always stopped to say hi and how are things going. What a gentleman and Corps supporter. He definitely will be missed. Paul Collins The brass Shop
  7. I was Just contacted by the Mandarins Drum Corps They have 3 used Quantum tubas available. $3500.00 each, SHIPPING NOT INCLUDED no mouthpieces and they have cases. These horns are in excellent condition and well maintained and cared for. Contact the brass shop or call cell 608-770-1421. PS These are shipping from texas NOT DAMAGED BY HURRICANE
  8. Being in the parking lots for 29 years repairing instruments I have seen this activity grow from 2 busses 1 truck and a food wagon of sorts. 1oo members plus staff and volunteers of approx. another 15 (115) to 150 members plus up to 50 staff and volunteers (200 and more) also Corps today run 3 and 4 busses plus Staff busses 2 or 3, 3 and 4 trailers, 1 or 2 box trucks, vans and chase vehicles is one huge undertaking. I hear of budgets from $900,000.00 to almost 3million. The first show this year there was a small issue getting everybody in the lot that was just 6 corps,
  9. Saw 2 runs sat nite and sun nite. of course sun better than sat. They are already pushing, great program, corps working very hard, I think folks will be very surprised
  10. all I know is he lives in the Racine wisc. area
  11. I have 1 Yamaha YBB201MS baritone for sale. The horn has been completely overhauled including REPLATING New case, looks like a brand new horn. $1550.00 shipped in the usa I have pics on my cell contact the brass shop or call my cell 608-770-1421
  12. Try Contacting Kenny Norman,, I sold him all the old parts I had from the Piston Rotor era
  13. Really Keith Rochester has lost the Corps, Kodak, Xerox, and others. My last trip home to Rochester was disappointing to say the least. There's nothing left the economy is way down, and winters are still brutal. I left to move the Brass Shop to the Midwest and now NC. You need to go and see for yourself Paul The Brass Shop
  14. You get what you pay for, My nephew is a graphic artist he told one of his customers if you want cheap, go that way and you get what you pay for