Tag Archives: Trumpeter
It is with great sadness that I have learned of the death of the great trumpeter Adolph Herseth. Principal Trumpet of the amazing Chicago Symphony Orchestra for 56 years. He passed away peacefully yesterday, aged 91.
The great Derek Watkins & the great Maurice Murphy The Sunshine Of Your Smile
Click here to listen to Derek Watkins play ‘Little Girl Blue’ I have often wondered what it must be like to be the best at something. In the world, I mean. Today marks the passing of one who could have … Continue reading
Reprintedfrom ‘TheWitness’ A FORMER Pietermaritzburg cabaret artist and world record breaker is back in the City of Choice after living overseas and in the North Coast for 25 years. Eddie Payne (77) broke his own world record for blowing two … Continue reading
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
One of my all time favourite trumpet players is Carl ‘Doc’ Severinsen. Doc is not only one of the world’s greatest players, but also one of the world’s most commercially successful. As leader of the amazing band on Jonny Carson’s … Continue reading