The Music Man: How I Spent The Last Month

Wow, it feels like forever since I’ve sat down and tried to write an article for my site. It could be because I have spent the better part of the last month playing the Reed 5 book of The Music Man. The show wrapped last weekend, and I must admit,…

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Medusa Brochures Uploaded to Website

A couple of weeks ago I uploaded two new resources to my website. Under the category of B&S’s modern saxes, I scanned a Medusa saxophone brochure, as well as a B&S Medusa dealer prospectus. The two resources add a further layer to what is arguably the most comprehensive B&S informational…

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Vogtländische Musikinstrumentenfabrik GmbH Markneukirchen (VMI) Update

It was just over a year ago when I announced on this blog that I was undertaking a major new portion on my website: a section dedicated to the Vogtländische Musikinstrumentenfabrik GmbH Markneukirchen (VMI). VMI is what the VEB that manufactured the B&S, AKA blue label, and Weltklang saxophones morphed…

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Vogtländische Musikinstrumentenfabrik GmbH Markneukirchen (VMI)

For the last few weeks I have been working a lot on developing the Vogtländische Musikinstrumentenfabrik GmbH Markneukirchen (VMI) section of my website. Vogtländische Musikinstrumentenfabrik GmbH Markneukirchen (VMI) is what VEB Blechblas- und Signal-Instrumenten-Fabrik (B&S) evolved into post-1989. In other words, VMI is what B&S became after Germany’s reunification. Confused…

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