Videos

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Free Friday

Graduation March - Free Friday Download

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This week's Free Friday download is Graduation March for Trumpet Quartet. It's an original composition commemorating the last lessons of two of my past students.
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TMEA All-State Tryouts - Getting Started NOW

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As my student, you know that NOW is the time to begin preparing your audition for next year's TMEA All-State Auditions.
Eddie Lewis' Spotlight

Great Is He by Stewart Townend

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This is an arrangement I wrote years ago for the praise band at Quail Valley Church (now called the Freedom Center).
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Bill Dixon - Durations of Performance

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Now for something entirely different. Here is a very revealing video of avant garde trumpeter, Bill Dixon.
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Grassauer Blechbläser Ensemble - Ankunft der Königin von Saba

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I chose this video because one of my students has been working on this piece as a trumpet solo. I don't know much about the Grassauer Blechbläser Ensemble, other than they are from Grassau, Germany (hence the name of the group).
Free Friday

Free Friday: ELM Trumpet Pro Articulation

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This week we are offering one of our ELM exercise modules for Free Friday: Click HERE to access your Free Friday download of Trumpet Pro Articulation studies!
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Canadian Brass - Toccata and Fugue in D min

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This is the original membership of the famed Canadian Brass performing one of the arrangements that made them famous. Toccata and Fugue in D min by Johan Sebastian Bach has since become a regular brass quintet standard.
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Stirling High School Brass - Pura Alegria World Premiere

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I want to congratulate the Stirling High School Brass Ensemble (in East London, South Africa) for their world premiere performance of my composition, Pura Alegria for brass sextet and piano. They performed it as part of a fund raising gala on Friday night.
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Ibrahim Maalouf on NPR

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I often speak about musical honesty, both publicly and in your private lessons. This interview with Ibrahim Maalouf demonstrates precisely what I am talking about.