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Even Lady Gaga Is Getting In On The Act…

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RIP – The Great Clark Terry…

Sad news today from the world of trumpet playing. The death of the great Clark Terry will be felt world wide. Here is a nice tribute from the Ottawa Citizen. RIP, Clark Terry PETER HUM Published on: February 22, 2015 … Continue reading

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RLPO Japan Tour 2015 – Day Six – A Day Off In Tokyo!

Just before I go into the ins and outs of today’s free day, have a butcher’s at Nobuyuki Tsujii, Vasily Petrenko and the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra performing Rachmaninov Concerto no. 3 in Liverpool Philharmonic Hall a couple of months … Continue reading

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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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