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Got me a new horn!!!

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Looking for a clarinet to double on from my tenor sax. Found a gem at a flea market, I picked up an A Fontain, made in france, clarinet. I took it to my tech to see what it needed and what she thought. She set it up and replaced some cork and fixed one minor issue and said it is a SWEET horn. I couldn't find much info about this brand but she has worked on 50 plus and said everyone she touched was a good quality instrument. I took it to the guy I am taking lessons from, he played it and agreed, very sweet. It's a wood horn, very well constructed with a great sound. I need to pick up a mpc, it came with a crap one. These things appear to be well underated and can be found cheap. I have maybe $120 into it.
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Haha I can relate to your extreme impatience for new equipment. I'm relatively new as well in my mind and does a new mouthpiece REALLY make a difference!! Hope you have tons of fun on the clarinet!
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