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Klarinet Archive - Posting 000377.txt from 2003/06

From: Erik Tkal <>
Subj: Re: [kl] Duct Tape Answers
Date: Thu, 12 Jun 2003 07:34:20 -0400

At 11:22 PM 6/11/2003 -0700, James forwarded:
>The bass trombonist of the Israeli Philharmonic - Micha Davis - (a
>great player and person) used to put the duct tape on his bell as it
>reduces the overtones and allows very loud playing without getting a
>nasty edge to the sound. This is an idea he received from Don Harwood.


Hmmm, and I thought it might be to cover up an embarrassing tattoo he got on his bell during a wild evening after a particularly rough concert... :-P

Erik Tkal


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