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Clarinet model reviews 
Look down the left column.

Info on vintage clarinets: wood or composite

Recommendations about clarinet STUFF 
That includes mouthpieces, reeds, ligatures, barrels, oiling keys and wood, etc.

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Who started this site and the forum? 
nom de clarinet: Phil Pedler.     See: Who's Phil?— really.
This site includes a lot of my opinions. Not all teachers will agree with me! I am trying to give good, safe advice. If you want to set me straight on something, please JOIN the forum. 

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Read through and listen to the whole Bible in one year! Every day I broadcast a simple, no-frills, easy-to-understand, 20-minute recording of me (Phil) reading two Old Testament passages and one New Testament passage. I give brief introductions connecting each reading to what has been heard before, but I do not preach. You can read along while you listen by using the Digging Deeper Daily plan within the Youversion/  See the recent episode player at the very bottom of this page.

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The ORIGINAL site was started 15 February 2008 at (now That site is now closed. was started on 13 Jan 2010.
Footnote: This info from Bob Sparkman about one of the pictures in the slideshow: 
Just wanted to comment on the Woody Allen  photo: That's John Bucher on trumpet, Barbara Driewitz on tuba, and Carmen Mastren on banjo! I used to sub for Woody when he was  out of town.  Must be Michael's Pub. Just discovered your great web site. Thanks very much and best regards.