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Breaking Up the “Boys Club”
Think of some great American trumpet players. I’m sure everyone can come up with an impressive list of players both past and present. Now, go back through that list and pick out the women. What’s that you say? There aren’t...
Decorate Your Bandroom On Us
Attention school band directors: Tired of the boring, blank wall space in your band room? Want something to spice it up a bit? With our help, you can now decorate your band room for the cost of a postage stamp....
An Exciting New Partnership
An exciting new era has begun with the creation of a new partnership between the Getzen Company, Inc. and Willson Band Instruments of Switzerland. Following a very productive visit from Willi Kurath in September, Getzen is pleased to announce that...
Getzen and Blackburn:  A Perfect Combination
After working with well known trumpet maker Cliff Blackburn, Getzen is eager to announce an exciting addition to the 940 Eterna piccolo trumpet. Beginning in late 2007, all 940 Eterna short model piccolos will come standard with a set of...
Blast from the Past
From the December 1964 Getzen Gazette: Jim Cullum Sr. (clarinet) and Jim Cullum Jr. (cornet) cut a little loose harmony!
Something Great Gets Even Better
Since their introduction, Getzen Custom Series trombones have led the industry in performance, quality, and unmatched value. With such overwhelming acceptance and outstanding designs, it is tough to find ways to improve each model. One can only take perfection so...
Featured Custom Series Dealer
R.E.W. Music is family owned and has been serving the greater Kansas City area for more than 20 years. Servicing all musicians from student to professional with the same level of service is their number one priority. R.E.W. carries the...
Mailbag: May 2007
Hello Getzen, I go to Wauwatosa East High School and our band has just returned from a trip to England. Our Jazz Ensemble and two concert bands performed at the Gala concerts for the London New Year’s Day Parade. We...
Welcome On Board: Jim Stella
Review Android Smartphone In September, 2006 the Getzen team proudly added another member. Jim Stella joined the company as the new Assistant Plant Manager. Prior to coming to Getzen, Jim gained decades of experience in the design, manufacture, and sales...
The All New Eterna Proteus
In 1962, the Getzen Company set the trumpet world abuzz with the introduction of the first 900 Eterna trumpet. In 2001, after decades of design changes, that legendary trumpet was returned in the form of the 900 Eterna Classic. Then,...
Extending a Helping Hand
In the fall of 2005, I was contacted by Mike Vax. Not a big surprise since Mike checks in with us at the factory quite a bit. This call was different. Mike was looking for our help. Some friends in...