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Date: Thu, 3 Jan 2002 15:57:49 -0800
From: Grant Green
Subject: Re: [CB] Sudbury

>Lou's comment on Sudbury brought back my own souvenir when as a member of
>the Canadian Opera Company we played in Sudbury. He doesn't exaggerate about
>the desolation there. For a perimeter of several miles we saw no trees or
>vegetation. When we asked the local people about the strong burning
>sensation all of us felt in our noses they responded with "it goes away
>after you've lived here for a while" - frightening. What's it like now?

Good question!  Looks like they're hosting an "Ecotourism Conference and Trade Show" this year - see  Carefully arranged tours, perhaps?


Grant Green
Sarrusophones, contrabass reeds, &
other brobdignagian acoustic exotica   

From: "Andrew Burke"
Subject: Re: [CB] [CB Digest]
Date: Thu, 03 Jan 2002 18:33:12 -0600

I just got a bass sax and I'm in need of a mouthpiece. I'd prefer an old
Buescher or Conn bass mouthpiece with the round chamber. If anybody has any
they'd like to sell or know where I could find some it would be greatly

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From: (Louis Rugani)
Date: Thu, 3 Jan 2002 22:49:36 -0600 (CST)
Subject: [CB] Sudbury and nickel

Yes, the Sudbury smokestack is the world's largest, a quarter-mile tall.
For more information on the nickel-toxicity situation there, go to and enter:     sudbury smokestack


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