Brink’s twenty-five comments

  • Re: Backhouse Cafe Coffee & Tea

    Did this session come back from COVID? I might be in the area on 7/8 and was hoping to find a place to play. more…

  • Re: Restarting sessions after Covid-19

    This is a great discussion. I hope my original rant doesn’t scare people away from the good content that’s accumulated along the way. It’s really helped me get a sense for what’s going on in the world, and not feel so in-the-dark about what’s happening … more…

  • Re: Restarting sessions after Covid-19

    I’m so glad to see that things are starting to open up in other places (and now I wish I was going to San Diego instead of Portland in July.) It sounds like some places in the world have clearer guidelines than my locale, which might make it easier to pl… more…

  • Restarting sessions after Covid-19

    In the US, we’re starting to get a large number of people vaccinated, and hopefully the same is true globally. As pockets of players around the world start feeling comfortable sharing cramped spaces again, I know most of us are really looking forward to … more…

  • Re: Grinter Head Joint Silver Lining is Loose

    It’s been a while now, but I figured I would drop a note to close the loop. I did end up sending my flute to Jon Cornia, and he repaired it quite nicely and promptly. If anyone has a Grinter that needs any work, I recommend him without hesitation. I assum… more…

  • Re: Grinter Head Joint Silver Lining is Loose

    So basically it sounds like anyone named “Jon”, right? ;) more…

  • Re: Grinter Head Joint Silver Lining is Loose

    @Ross: You’re right, I should have given my location…might have prompted local experience. more…

  • Re: Grinter Head Joint Silver Lining is Loose

    Does anyone have current contact for Jon Cornia? The link posted by kkrell appears to be dead, and a few minutes of googling didn’t come up with anything concrete. more…

  • Re: Grinter Head Joint Silver Lining is Loose

    I’m glad I asked! For being so “simple,” there are always many considerations in maintaining a good flute that aren’t obvious to the novice. I especially appreciate Tim Caves’ explanation to give me a sense of what I’m likely to be facing, and kkrell’s … more…

  • Re: Alternate woodwind options

    My apologies if this has already been covered. I read most of the replies, but might have missed the one that makes this point. more…