Videos

Click here to see some Youtube videos of famous trumpet players.

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Bria Skonberg - Tea for Two

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We are posting this today because Bria Skonberg is performing at the Wharton Center for the Performing Arts tomorrow. If you are in that area, we encourage you to see her concert.
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Orkestar DANIJELA - Ivanovo kolo

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Introducing Danijela Veselinovic, Serbia's "Small Trumpet Princes"! We stumbled upon her music through a news article we found online and loved it from the first note!!! Our favorite quote from the article was "Everyone in Serbia knows there is no fun without trumpets".
This is Eddie Lewis' musical take on Psalm 118:24.

This is the Day - Free Friday Download

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Do you want free sheet music for trumpet? It's Free Friday!! This is the Day is my most recent composition. It's a trumpet quartet that features snappy rhythms, interesting counterpoint, and fun melodies. The parts are challenging but never too much so for the intermediate trumpet player.
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Pete Rodriguez - Confirmation

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Here is an imaginative take on Charlie Parker's hallmark standard, Confirmation. Pete Rodriguez does this with only a bass accompaniment and pulls it off nicely.
Trumpet Articles

20 Hours of Practice Per Week!

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I read an article over the weekend that I want all of my students to read. Now, it's well known that I don't pressure my students to practice. As you read the article, keep in mind that twenty hours of practice is NOT necessarily appropriate for every student. I believe that our goals should determine how much time we spend practicing per week and if you are my student, then you probably know that already.
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Easter Fanfare by Eddie Lewis

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This is a fanfare Mr. Lewis composed to be performed on Easter Sunday. The piece begins with a call and response between the first trumpet and the rest of the ensemble. Then it progresses towards something more baroque sounding. We're posting it today for obvious reasons!
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Successful Cezanne Gig

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Our Cezanne gig on the 19th was a huge success. We filled the house and everyone we spoke with was very pleased with the experience.
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Timbalero - Gran Combo - Edgardo Morales

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Houston is blessed with some of the world's best salsa musicians, and specifically blessed to have Edgardo Morales on timbales. Gran Combo is one of the most popular salsa bands of all time and Edgardo used to be their timbalero.
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Eddie Lewis Cezanne Performance

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As you probably already know, most of Eddie Lewis' performances are private events and of the public stuff he does, very little of it is jazz. This is especially true for his original music. So this is your opportunity to catch him performing his own music with some very talented musicians.