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The Great Trumpeter Maynard Ferguson In Action!

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Three Interviews With Trumpet Great Frits Damrow…

Today is the birthday of Frits Damrow. Fritz was Principal Trumpet of the Royal Concertgebouw in Amsterdam for the best part of twenty years. He is now embarking on a new career teaching and solo playing. Since 2009 Frits Damrow has … Continue reading

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An Interview With Ethan Bensdorf…

The current ‘new’ generation of classical trumpeters out there is very strong globally. These young guys are competing internationally with the very best out there. Their overall game is more complete than ever. Of course, it is easier than ever … Continue reading

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Bringing The House Down! – RLPO

Yesterday evening saw the long awaited closure of our beloved Liverpool Philharmonic Hall for much needed major refurbishment. The builders move in today and the demolition work etc. will now begin in earnest. The concert programme could not have been … Continue reading

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Too Much Mouthpiece Pressure? The Cure!

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Merry Xmas Everyone!

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Peace To All This Christmas… Stille Nacht

Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra trumpet player Brendan Ball and organist Ian Tracey perform Silent Night as part of ‘Ian & Brendan’s Christmas Singalong’ Lunchtime Concert, Thursday 19 December, Liverpool Philharmonic Hall Film by Mark McNulty Brendan Ball is sponsored by … Continue reading

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You Better Watch Out …

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Let It Snow, Let It Snow, Let It Snow…

Eric Brooks is a very creative trumpeter. Even his snowman is great…

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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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