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A Wonderful Photo…

Here is a wonderful photo, published by Anthony Kearns from has fabulous tribute site to the late, great, trumpeter John Wilbraham. This shows John sat between Willie Lang (Principal Trumpet- London Symphony Orchestra) and Harry Dilley (Principal Trumpet – Royal … Continue reading

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Legendary Trumpet Story!

The following great story comes coutesy of legendary London trumpeter Ted Hobart, who was on this gig with the London Symphony Orchestra… Ted, “… 1983,ish Edinburgh . Claudio Abbado called the trumpets for 3 pm, then sent us sent us … Continue reading

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Some old rogues looking a lot younger!

Some fabulous footage of Leonard Bernstein conducting his own work Overture to Candide. Some great shots of the London Symphony Orchestra in 1989…

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In the presence of greatness! – Maurice Murphy

One of my all time trumpet heroes was and remains the great Maurice Murphy. This god of the trumpet world was as good as it was possible to be on the instrument. He could play anything. I always speak of … Continue reading

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