Category Archives: The Trumpet o-iii<O
This is the great Alan Stringer. Alan was principal trumpet of the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra from 1953 to 1993, apart from a year (1960-61) as Principal of the London Symphony Orchestra. One of the best trumpet players in the … Continue reading
The great trumpeter Maynard Ferguson would have been 85 years old today. I can’t think of a better tribute than this one… Lynn Nicholson was a member of Maynard’s band! Wow!
A hilarious scene from the Family Guy team, as they create a pastiche on the original Godfather movie. I’m surprised they don’t ‘reason with him’ and ‘make him an offer he can’t refuse!’
Look what they want one of the trumpet section in the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra to play at Philharmonic Hall on June8th! This is a holztrompete, otherwise known as a Tristan trumpet. It is made of wood and traditionally has … Continue reading
It is with some trepidation that I publish this post as the subject matter is still very much a work in progress for myself and my students, but I’m now confident with the improvements and results in general that I … Continue reading
Yes, apparently they do. Elephants do officially trumpet! One joy shatters a hundred griefs - Chinese Proverb
Here is a nifty plug for the Yamaha Corporation. Look at this amazing Digital Trumpet they have. It works too. I saw the incredible trumpeter James Morrison at Ronnie Scott’s Jazz Club in London playing one of these in between … Continue reading
Considered by many to be the Rolls Royce of German trumpets, the hand made instruments produced by Monke of Cologne are sought after and used by many of the best players in the world. Here is a wonderful photo of … Continue reading
It is with great sadness that I have learned of the death of the great trumpeter Adolph Herseth. Principal Trumpet of the amazing Chicago Symphony Orchestra for 56 years. He passed away peacefully yesterday, aged 91.