frankly, I saving up for a flute, so by next year I'll have around 2,000, I'm kinda've in the dark right now when it comes to flute price ranges...:?Innuendo said:You need to define expensive. Myself, I use an Armstrong 800B. I'd reccommend the Trevor Wye Practive Books as a reference. Also, be sure to see a teacher within your first month of starting at least once.
Contact SOTW member Bruce Bailey when you have some money saved up. He's a flute buider/tech/expert and a great guy to deal with - you couldn't do better!Neffinator said:frankly, I saving up for a flute, so by next year I'll have around 2,000, I'm kinda've in the dark right now when it comes to flute price ranges...:?
IMO, the American flutes, listed above don't come close to the Yamaha student flutes! BTW, I LOVE Hubert, Joe, and Lew on jazz flute.Art Hazard said:I have played Artleys,Armstrongs and Gemeinhardts M2,preferring the later which I have paid around $200 at pawn shops in the past.For flute doubler or main axe listening,try Buddy Colette,James Moody,Frank Wess,Rhasaan Roland Kirk,Herbie Mann,Charles Loyd,Eric Dolphy,Sonny Fortune,James Newton,Jorge Prado,Jeremy Steig,Bobby Humphrey,Lew Tabacken,Leo Wright,Prince Lashaw,Joe Farrell,Ken McIntyre and Hubert Laws.
I hear the Buffets before the 6020 are a pain to keep in adjustment:kryz said:Hi I'm getting started on flute and recieved a Buffet Crampon 228 today. It says Cooper Scale. I payed a 100€ shipped for it, which seemd quite reasonable.
Something wrong with it? I'll get it to a tech soon.
Pretty soon you'll discover that sax playing really messes up your flute embouchure.kryz said:I recognized that flute affects my sax embrouchure quit a bit