The ETW is one of the best trombone gatherings around, not just because it’s free, but because the US Army has a knack for getting so many talented artists to perform. If you can’t make it to Ft. Myer, VA, fear not. The US Army also streams the concerts live:
You’ll notice the Alessi horn used as the backdrop for the media player.
Speaking of the Alessi model, Ron and Martin McCain had a line waiting to play the T396-A for much of the day today. Christan decided to help out, so he bought a ticket tonight. His wakeup call is 2:30 AM, so go easy on him if you visit the booth on Saturday. He may be a little loopy.