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Man tuba

Sunday, 7 October, 2012

Tuba is Latin for trumpet or horn. The tuba is generally constructed of brass, which is either unfinished, lacquered or electro-plated with nickel, gold or silver. A person who plays the tuba is known as a tubaist or tubist

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Hazmat Modine

Saturday, 3 March, 2012

A band’s lineup that includes tuba, harmonica and saxophone “blows a lot of hot air” says Wade Schuman, lead singer with the New York-based blues/folk/fusion/jazz Hazmat Modine. Naturally, the name invites curiosity and the explanation is as follows: “Hazmat” is a combination of “hazardous material” and “Modine” is the name of a company that specializes […]

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