Judy Z. made Jr. High All-Region again this year. Congratulations Judy!!!
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I know almost nothing about this band, but this is a smokin’ hot funk arrangement of Shake it Off.
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.
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.
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.
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.
This is wonderful close up video of Frank Anepool demonstrating the type of natural trumpet that was used in Handel’s Messiah.
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.
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.
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.