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Ultra-Pure Alessi Formula Trombone Slide Lube
Gretsch Vintage Select ‘ 89 Jet Models

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Ultra-Pure Alessi Formula Trombone Slide Lube

Ultra-Pure Oils has released its updated trombone slide lube , which is now endorsed and named after Joseph Alessi , principal trombone of the New York Philharmonic and world-renowned teacher , soloist , and recording artist .
The company says this new formula is longerlasting , ultra-smooth and quiet , and leaves no residues . It ’ s created to go on easily without dripping off the slide . The lubricant , which comes in a 30 mL bottle , is water-repellent and can be replenished with a little water mist .
For more information , contact Counterpoint Musical Services : 800-690-0515 , music @ counterpointmusic . ca , www . counterpointmusic . ca .

Gretsch Vintage Select ‘ 89 Jet Models

Gretsch has released the G6129T-89VS Vintage Select ’ 89 Sparkle Jet with Bigsby and G6128T-89VS Vintage Select ’ 89 Duo Jet with Bigsby . These Vintage Select Jet models pay homage to the classic late- ’ 80s design .
Delivering signature solid-body power and punch , these grunge-era models feature period-correct chambered mahogany construction , which magnifies harmonic richness by letting air resonate between the top and body for livelier and more articulate tone . TV Jones TV Classic Plus bridge and TV Jones TV Classic neck pickups replicate the distinctive vintage Filter ’ Tron sound and can be intuitively commanded using a versatile control layout featuring master volume with treble bleed circuit , master tone , individual pickup volume controls , and three-way pickup toggle switch .
Other features include a maple set neck , 12-in . - radius rosewood fingerboard with pearloid Hump Block inlays , bone nut , G-arrow knobs , Bigsby vibrato tailpiece , Adjusto-Matic bridge with pinned rosewood base , and Gotoh tuners .
For more information , contact Fender Musical Instruments Corp .: 323-210-1800 , gbooth @ fender . com , www . fender . com .
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