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Legendary Trumpet Story – The great David Mason

I studied trumpet with the great orchestral first trumpet David Mason. Our time together, as student and teacher came to almost six years. Many will have heard his legendary playing on The Beatles track Penny Lane. Paul McCartney was stuck … Continue reading

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Legendary Trumpet Story

Just heard this wonderful story about the Great Trumpeter Willie Lang, from the eminent trombonist Peter Bassano… John Georgiadis the renowned ex-leader of the London Symphony Orchestra has recently been coaching the strings of my Rochester Orchestra. Driving home after … Continue reading

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The Offstage Trumpeter

One of the various jobs I am asked to perform as an orchestral trumpet player is that of the offstage trumpeter. Usually, the composer wants the effect of a lone trumpet, far away in the distance. It is a task … Continue reading

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16/6/2010 Jon Lord: The Colour Purple

This week has found the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra half way through the Summer Pops season. Three years ago we recorded a work by Rock Legend Jon Lord. Aside from fame with Deep Purple and Whitesnake Jon is a respected composer … Continue reading

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