Trumpet Chops Pro Book

Trumpet Chops Pro Release

We are pleased to announce the release of our most recent book, Trumpet Chops Pro. This is the first book from a seven book series, first only in the sense that it’s the first one we are releasing. It is actually the fifth book in the system of routine books. If you have a range at least up to high C, then this book is perfect for you.

Eddie Lewis 2017 Southwest Tour

Eddie Lewis’ 2017 South West Tour

We are in the process of planning a tour of the South West states (West Texas, New Mexico and Arizona) in mid to late May. If you are in the I-10 area, or within a reasonable driving distance, and interested in booking Eddie Lewis, we encourage you to contact us for more information. Eddie will be available to perform, teach or present clinics at churches, schools, universities and other performance venues.

Upcoming Live Performances

  • Cezanne’s Jazz Performance

    Living Rhythms featuring:
    Eddie Lewis – Trumpet
    Joe Locascio – Piano
    Thomas Helton – Bass
    David Cutaia – Percussion

    Saturday April 8th, 9:00 PM


  • Houston Jazz Orchestra

    Houston Jazz Orchestra
    Big Band Concert Performance

    Thursday, April 13th, 7:00 PM

    Discovery Green, Houston

  • San Jacinto College Jazz Ensemble

    San Jacinto College Jazz Ensemble – Central Campus
    Dr. Henry Darragh director

    Thursday, April 27th, 7:00 PM

    Corbin Hall, San Jac Central

  • Jazz Unlimited Al Mendez Tribute Concert

    Guest Soloist with
    Jazz Unlimited Big Band
    Al Mendez tribute concert

    Sunday, May 21st, 4:00 PM

    Fox Fine Arts Recital Hall, UTEP

  • Houston Composer’s Salon

    Houston Composer’s Salon

    July 16, 6:00 PM

    Details TBA

Jazz Trumpet Lessons

Click here to read more about signing up for jazz trumpet lessons with Eddie Lewis. Eddie’s approach to jazz improvisation is grounded in tradition but is a more musical approach than traditional academic approaches.

Trumpet Lessons for Adults

Click here to read about lessons for adult trumpet students with Eddie Lewis. Eddie has been successfully teaching adult trumpet students since the early 1990’s.

Sound Clips

Click here to listen to some of Eddie Lewis’ trumpet recordings. With six current albums and singles in both jazz and classical, there is plenty here to help you become more acquainted with Eddie Lewis’ musicianship.


Click here to see some Youtube videos of famous trumpet players. If you are one of Eddie Lewis’ trumpet students, then you should be spending a lot of time listening to these fine musicians.

Videos of Eddie Lewis’ Trumpet Playing and/or Compositions

News and Listening Assignments


Judy Z. - Makes Junior High Region Symphonic

Judy Z. made Jr. High All-Region again this year. Congratulations Judy!!!

Tim Akers and the Smoking Section "Shake It Off"

I know almost nothing about this band, but this is a smokin' hot funk arrangement of Shake it Off.

Eddie Lewis - This is the Day

Here's a composition of mine that I wrote based on my own melody for "This is the day the Lord has made, I will rejoice and be glad in it." The piece is rooted in salsa rhythms but is to be performed as a classical work.

Reinhold Friedrich - Bach Brandenburg Concerto No. 2

The Brandenburg Concerto has long been regarded as one of the most challenging concerti for trumpet. Here is an excellent video showing Reinhold Friedrich performing it masterfully.

Congratulations Judy Z. - All-State Prep Completion

We want to congratulate Judy Z. for finishing every assignment in Eddie Lewis' All-State Prep for Trumpet book. Not only did Judy complete every etude and Tonalization Study in the book, but she did it at a record age.

National Color Day

Today is #NationalColorDay and it's right on time to share more information about the collaborative project my wife, Pearl, and I completed earlier this month.

Frank Anepool Demonstrates the Natural Trumpet

This is wonderful close up video of Frank Anepool demonstrating the type of natural trumpet that was used in Handel's Messiah.

Emilio and Ernie Caceres Trio

I have long been fascinated with non-standard jazz band instrumentations. Historically speaking, this trio is one of the earliest I've enjoyed with violin, clarinet and guitar.

Theme and Variations for Trumpet - Nothing but the Blood of Jesus

Here is an arrangement I wrote of an old church hymn. The idea was to compose a theme and variations in the style from the late 19th century.