Dawsons specialist trumpet shop now open in Manchester, England September 28 , 2003 
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Warrington-based music shop Dawsons Ltd have now opened their "flagship" specialist trumpet shop at 30 Portland Street in central Manchester.

The shop, Dawsons' eighth store, managed by master craftsman trumpet maker Peter Pollard, offers Yamaha, Stomvi, Taylor, Bach, Holton/Leblanc and Conn instruments, alongside Pollard's custom range of brass design and parts, trumpets, flugels, cornets, bespoke lead pipes, bells, cork parts and mouthpieces.

Pollard offers "5 Star spa treatments" for trumpets, involving deep freeze Cryogenic resonance restoration, ultrasonic cleaning, valve alignment and the application of his own patented valve oil 'Superfly' with "a unique cleaning agent to ensure agile acrobatics when playing". 'Superfly' has now been licensed for distribution in the United States and Europe.

Pollard is also deeply involved with Dawson's sponsorship of live music and masterclasses at the "Band on the Wall" music venue.

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Band on the Wall

Source: Peter Pollard
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