Bach Bb Trumpet
Manufacturer: Bach (Selmer) Year Built: 1967
Model: Stradivarius ML-72  

This trumpet was a bar mitzva present from Jerry Markowitz, then president (and founder) of Allen Organ Company. At the time, my father was the manager of a project at North American Rockwell to develop the first digital organ (indeed, the first real time digital musical instrument). Our family and the Markowtizes were good friends. In fact, the Markowitz family sat in our living room to watch the Apollo 11 Moon landing. Later, Allen and Rockwell sued each other and things fell apart. In any event, I still have the trumpet. Its a top quality instrument and I use it often.


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