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Videos

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

jazz_listening

Marcus Wyatt - Prayer for Nkosi

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Marcus Wyatt is one of the top jazz trumpet players in South Africa. Here he is performing with the University of Cape Town Symphonic Jazz Orchestra. Beautiful writing and playing.
Free Friday

Trumpets of Jubilee - Free Friday Download

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Trumpets of Jubilee is an original trumpet ensemble piece for twelve trumpets.
Eddie Lewis' Spotlight

Trumpets of Jubilee

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Trumpets of Jubilee is my most major composition for trumpet ensemble...so far. It features 12 trumpets with plenty of parts to practice!
trumpet_listening

Blast - Gee Officer Krupke

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Blast! is an indoor marching band that does a lot more than just march. It's a very entertaining group.
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Mandla Mlangeni - Magasela

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Not only do I love recordings of trumpet players performing without accompaniment, as a teacher I also regard them as some of the most important listening we can do. Here we have Mandla Mlangani in an interview and short solo performance.
Free Friday

Morning Prayer Variations - Free Friday Download

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This week's Free Friday download is an original brass quintet piece based on a short solo composition by Tchaikovsky.
Eddie Lewis' Spotlight

The Good Shepherd Shuffle

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Here's a jazzy trumpet ensemble you might enjoy. I wrote The Good Shepherd Shuffle in May of this year and we had a lot of fun making the video. Maybe it's a bit too silly? Oh well! :-)
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Willem Frederik Bon - Petite Trilogie - Peter Masseurs - trumpet

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Recordings of classical, unaccompanied trumpet pieces tend to be hard to find. That said, they are a wonderful opportunity to hear the naked trumpet sound.
jazz_listening

Hugh Masekela with the Dave Matthews Band

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Hugh Masekela is probably the most famous South African jazz trumpeter. Here he is performing with the Dave Matthews Band.