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Terry Talks about the “full Boehm” Clarinet

There seems to be some misunderstanding here about the purpose of the “full Boehm” clarinet. It has two distinct aspects that it covers: 1) The low Eb key allows for the performance of A clarinet parts on a Bb clarinet. … Continue reading

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Terry’s Fav Pit Band Experiences and Shows

[From Terry Stibal, Sounds of the South Dance Orchestra] Well, I could go ahead and post the list, but that might reek of bragging (I’ve done about twenty or twenty five different shows over the years, with multiple performances of … Continue reading

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Playing, Performing, Entertaining

Terry Stibal penned this in 2011 in the Woodwind Forum. He has now passed on, but his writings live on. This is a pet peeve of mine. I know a lot of folks who can do the first, significantly fewer … Continue reading

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Romero System Sax and Clarinet, in a Nutshell

Taken from the Woodwind forum mostly because a now deceased friend of mine said he would write this article for me. Instead Pete, one of the admins on the Woodwind forum did. A few days ago, I came across a … Continue reading

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The Mysterious Mazzeo “System” Explained

Here’s another fine post wherein from my friend Terry Stibal waxes poetic about a very unique clarinet system. He is a professional musician and band manager with his latest band, the Sounds of the South Dance Orchestra. This was first … Continue reading

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Big Band: Can the Clutter!

Further guidance from my friend Terry Stibal, a professional musician and band manager with his latest band, the Sounds of the South Dance Orchestra. CAN THE CLUTTER!!! We had a video made of our group once, something that I have … Continue reading

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Big Bands ~ Excellence by Design

After posting yesterday’s missive providing my rather rudimentary observations about managing a Big Band, my friend Terry Stibal, a professional musician and band manager for most of his life provided this much more thorough guidance. Here’s a picture of his … Continue reading

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Baritone Sax Lessons ~ Taking the high road

Excerpted from the Woodwind Forum thread, “Bari Sax Improvement” by Terry Stibal. First, with a school instrument, if it is at all possible, get the use of the horn restricted to you and you alone. I know that it’s hard … Continue reading

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Full Boehm Clarinet in a modern world

Terry Stibal in 2006 reviews your full Boehm clarinet options. For many years, Selmer offered the complete line of clarinets, as did Heckel, Leblanc and Buffet. However, that has changed and now you are quite limited as to extra keywork. … Continue reading

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Albert System Clarinet, in a nutshell

Terry Stibal, an accomplished musician and historian, regales us at the Woodwind Forum with yet another synopsis from the musical world. The pictures are from the Edinburgh University Collection of Historic Musical Instruments. A long time ago, there was this … Continue reading

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