Tag Archives: Trumpet

RLPO Tour Of Japan – 2015

On January 20th the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra will be setting off to Japan for a couple of weeks. The RLPO are 175 years old this year, the oldest professional symphony orchestra in the UK. This will be the first … Continue reading

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The RLPO Trumpet Section…

From left to right – Rhys Owens, Paul Marsden and Brendan Ball.

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Ever Wondered How To Date Your Vincent Bach Mouthpiece?

My great friend, trumpeter Aneel Soomary, has sent me the following link for ‘trumpet junkies’! Both Aneel and I are having some work done on mouthpieces in Japan, by world famous mouthpiece guru Toshiaki Kameyama. I will be taking a … Continue reading

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Blowing Your Own Trumpet…

To blow your own trumpet The origin of this expression takes places during the Middle Ages in villages when heralds attracted attention of all citizens blowing a horn or a trumpet in order to announce that kings, artists and merchants … Continue reading

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More Trumpet Art…

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Jacqui Dankworth Singing (Swinging!) In The New Year At The Phil…

We have had the absolute pleasure of working with Jacqui Dankworth for the last two days. She is a wonderful lady, as well as being a consumate songstress. Conducted by Mike Dixon, this would be for our New Year’s Eve … Continue reading

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At Last, Something For Those Cold Winter Chops…

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RLPO Trumpet Section Getting Into The Xmas Spirit!

The first rehearsal for our Xmas family concert series ‘Rudolf On Hope Street’. Here’s the trumpet section having a quick blast through a rousing ‘Here Comes Santa Claus’!

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Christmas Tunes by Jazz Kid Using the Bb Blues Scale

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Busy Day At The Office…

Monday was a busy day for Chris Morley (Bumper French Horn), Simon Cowen (Section Leader Trombone) and myself. The Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra had a day off but, as they say, there is no rest for the wicked! Our trio … Continue reading

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