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Christmas Tunes by Jazz Kid Using the Bb Blues Scale

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Horn Humour !

I just saw this on Facebook and fell about laughing. For the enrichment of horn players’ lives everywhere!

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Symphonia Domestica – RLPO

This evening will see our new stage and refurbished hall at Liverpool Philharmonic hall get a nice, big test as the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra as we celebrate one hundred and fifty years since the birth of Richard Strauss with … Continue reading

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The Great Trumpeter Maynard Ferguson In Action!

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Cool Cats…

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The Young Maynard Ferguson…

Here’s a photo of the great jazz trumpeter, Maynard Ferguson, just starting out as a young lad on the trumpet… Now for  a recording, or two, of Maynard just a few short years later leading the amazing Stan Kenton Orchestra. … Continue reading

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Trumpeter Arturo Sandoval Receives Presidential Medal Of Freedom…

Arturo Sandoval, Presidential Medal of Freedom recipient, on jazz helping him escape from Cuba “What I like the most is the last part of the medal – freedom,” he said, “because I always say that ‘no freedom, no life. Video … Continue reading

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James Morrison – Trumpet Star of the Sydney 2000 Olympics!

Here is the great Australian trumpeter James Morrison opening the 2000 Sydney Olympics with this unbelievable fanfare… I saw Mr Morrison at Ronnie Scott’s Jazz Club in the 80s and he was astonishing. He played a mean trombone, too!

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The Great Al Hirt Plays The Carnival Of Venice!

The amazing Al Hirt & his Band from Spring 1987 at the West Virginia Jazz Festival in Charleston, WV. Al appears to be clearly having a lot of fun! Al Hirt-trumpet, Dave Zoller-piano, Bill Huntington-bass & Bobby Breaux-drums.

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Dizzy Gillespie, Freddie Hubbard & Tony Williams: Japan 1982

A joyful sound: Dizzy gillespie, Freddie Hubbard, McCoy Tyner, Ron Carter, Tony Williams in Japan 1982

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