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.

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


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.
Eddie Lewis' Spotlight

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.
Eddie Lewis' Spotlight

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.
Trumpet Articles

Mark Inouye Interview

Mark used to live in Houston when he was in the Houston Symphony Orchestra. Today he is principal trumpet of the San Francisco Symphony Orchestra, one of the nation's top trumpet spots.

The Practicing Improvisor by Carol Morgan

Here's a book review of Carol Morgan's The Practicing Improvisor.

Gábor Tarkövi - Tartini Concerto for Trumpet

The Tartini trumpet concerto is one of the more "fun" baroque concerti in our repertoire. Here is Gábor Tarkövi performing it skillfully and musically. Tarkövi is principal trumpet of the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra.

Matthias Höfs - C.P.E.Bach: Sonata B flat major

Here is some excellent trumpet playing from Matthias Höfs, one of Germany's top trumpet soloists and a member of the famous German Brass.