Re: Sticky chromatic slide

Neil, thanks for the laugh! What a great story!

At the Global Summit in Minneapolis, Dick Gardner recommended using a
drop or two of trumpet valve lube. You can get it at any music store
that sells brass instruments. I think it's basically liquid silicon. It
works well.

The main thing, though, is to keep the slide clean. If you just take it
apart and clean it, you won't need any lube. In a pinch, say at the gig,
a drop or two of water will help, just don't get it in the reeds and

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Alec Drachman

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