D'addarrio gypsy jazz Strings

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Ian Rossiter
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D'addarrio gypsy jazz Strings

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Has anybody tried these? How do they compare to other brands? I have a Pearse "nuages" 0.10 set on right now. Just courious. Thanks.
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I didn't like them - too metallic sounding.
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Thanks for the input!!
What strings are you using???
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If they are anything like the classicals I suppose they last a long time.
Or not.
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I use Argentines, of course :D
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Cheers, Ian:

I tried the D'Addario strings as well hoping they would solve the consistency problems of the Argentines. Unfortunately, I found that they were too stiff and just didn't have the gypsy sound we crave. They had a odd way of dying after 2 weeks which rather sneaks up on you.
Most player use the Argentines. They're not perfect, but still the best.

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Post by Ian Rossiter »

Thanks for the responses guys. I put a set of Pearse Nuages on for my first string change, a 0.10 -0.44 set. Those and the Dadarrio's are the most commonly stocked strings around these parts (Northern Alberta,Canada). Only 1-2 music stores in my area, and not really a lot of Gypsy Jazz players,so selection is a bit limited. I'm trying to avoid using my credid cards so I'm a bit limited as to online shopping/ experimenting with harder to find brands.

Thanks, and Happy New Year!!
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I don't like the D'Addarios,
Argentines + Galli's mostly.
I will be ordering the john pearse to try soon. I've heard they're good
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Thrip wrote:I use Argentines, of course :D
Mr. Thrip:
I've read from a post from Nov. where the Hotclub store will be closing down over the holidays although there will be some sort of place to get CDs, etc. How can I get ahold of some of those fabulous Cds from Viper Swing and other bands over there ?0 Oh! Mr. Thrip I do apologize! I had the wrong name for your band, didn't I? I should have written Viper's DREAM! Still, though, I would like to get ahold of some of your CDs.
And Viper's Swing is a good name for a band but I promise that when I start my Django Jazz band I will stay well away from any name that has "Viper" in it (Ha!).
I've just gotten an iMac computer and so have been spending many cold Winter nights listening to the Mp3s including yours which I have enjoyed very much. I hope to be able to get some more of your music!
Many thanks. paynej49@yahoo.com
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Hi Mr. paynej49,

Thanks for your kind words. You can get our latest cd from here:

http://www.jazzcds.co.uk/artist_id_1029/cd_id_1332

£10 with free shipping anywhere in the world!

Hopefully we should get our other one on the same site soon!

all the best

Mr. Thrip

PS have a look at my youtube channel too if the fancy takes you:

http://uk.youtube.com/profile?user=thrip
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