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Joe Morina wrote at 2014-02-25 18:21:46
I got  the Selmer Manhattan trumpet around 1941 an played in Highh School, local marching bands and then in College marching baand and concert, then went into the mmilitary service.  It primarily laid lonely in its case until 2013.  I then presented it to my Grandson whoselected starting with the trumpet in beginning music class of his school. Lo and behold, the trumpet was cleaned and oiled and in one month, my grandson is first chair in his school band.  He loves the old Selmer trumpet which sounds great.


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I am familiar with most trumpets, cornets, and flugelhorns. I can answer most questions about playing and musicality. Best of all, if I can't answer it directly I play regularly in several bands and have many "old timers" that are familiar with most things that I am not. I collect, repair, and refinish old and new horns and have sold over 1700 with more than 900 on ebay

Experience

I have played since 1965 and studied with many directors and trumpeters. I have been collecting since 2002 and have over 150 horns in my personal collection. I have done repair and refinsh since 2003 and have done work on over 2500 horns.

Organizations
Kosair Shrine Brass Band and Dance Band, The Notables, The New Tones, Bourbon City Brass Band, River Cities Concert Band, Derby City Brass Band, University of Louisville Community Band, Member of Trumpet Players International Network (TPIN), Bugles Across America (BAA), Member of the National Association of Professional Band Instrument Repair Technicians (NAPBIRT)

Education/Credentials
I played at Brunswick High School. I played through college and have a BS in Business Administration from Trinity College. Of course, I am still learning from all my friends that play and work on trumpets around the world.

Awards and Honors
Without being vain, numerous awards and have played in several honor bands.

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