Here’s a book review of Carol Morgan’s The Practicing Improvisor.
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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.
Here is some excellent trumpet playing from Matthias Höfs, one of Germany’s top trumpet soloists and a member of the famous German Brass.
The Brecker Brothers was a band where some of the top jazz improvisers got together and played original funk tunes. Randy Brecker was the band’s trumpet player and his brother Michael was the tenor saxophonist. If you haven’t heard this band yet, you’ve been missing out.
Pearl is a brass trio I composed for and about my wife, Pearl. The recording features myself on flugelhorn, Gavin Reed on horn and David Kirk on tuba.
Some of my students have expressed an interest in doing some competitions. The Houston Young Artists Concert is a very ambitious local competition, especially for trumpet players.
I chose this video because he is playing by himself. That gives us a great opportunity to study his sound without the interference of other instruments.
Chops Express is now available as an eBook. Click on this post to read more.
Here are videos of this year’s Texas All-State Band tryout music. Listen to these at least ten times before you begin working on the music.
Whenever I do searches online for South African trumpet players, Feya Faku comes up as one of the top players.