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The Messiah – Happy 175th Birthday Royal Liverpool Philharmonic!

Happy birthday! Today is exactly 175 years since the founding of the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic. To celebrate, the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra (Britain’s oldest orchestra, by the way!) and the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Choir are giving our annual performance of … Continue reading

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Two ‘Chop Looseners (!)’ For Trumpet And Brass Players…

Sometimes an exercise is necessary after the tea or lunch break to get the lips vibrating quickly again. These are as good as any: I have heard the following two exercises played by many, many players. Exercise One – The … Continue reading

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The Great Al Hirt Plays The Carnival Of Venice!

The amazing Al Hirt & his Band from Spring 1987 at the West Virginia Jazz Festival in Charleston, WV. Al appears to be clearly having a lot of fun! Al Hirt-trumpet, Dave Zoller-piano, Bill Huntington-bass & Bobby Breaux-drums.

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