Tag Archives: Fanfare

James Morrison – Trumpet Star of the Sydney 2000 Olympics!

Here is the great Australian trumpeter James Morrison opening the 2000 Sydney Olympics with this unbelievable fanfare… I saw Mr Morrison at Ronnie Scott’s Jazz Club in the 80s and he was astonishing. He played a mean trombone, too!

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The Dutch Army Mounted Bicycle Band! … & The Italian Army “Running’ Band!

It is hard enough to march in formation and play an instrument.  But the Dutch Army Bicycle Band does it while riding bicycles! Well, it’s a living! … and as for the Italian Military ‘Running’ Band…

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Liverpool St George’s Hall Beer Festival

  Today is the inaugural Liverpool St. George’s Hall Beer festival. The VIP event today will launch five whole days of choice beer drinking, live music, food, the launch of ‘Liverpool Gin’, cider, wine… Sales have exceeded all expectations and … Continue reading

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Nodus – 1 & Nodus – 2. Two major new works for trumpet!

Composer, Anthony G Morris, has written a series of works for trumpet for my old friend Aneel Soomary to demonstrate his astonishing ability and flair. Both musicians work out of Vienna. Anthony is continuing to develop his ‘Nodus’ series with … Continue reading

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