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Trumpet News !

A comment from uber horn player David Pigott on seeing the above, “… With my blocked ears I could do with one of these immediately!”

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Brendan’s Latest Solo Project… NOT JUST A TRUMPET!

‘NOT JUST A TRUMPET!’ This concert will be a first for me. Just me and a trumpet versus the audience. No piano, no organ, no orchestra. Just me! It will take place on MONDAY NOVEMBER 23rd, 8pm in the brand new MUSIC ROOM … Continue reading

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RIP – The Great Clark Terry…

Sad news today from the world of trumpet playing. The death of the great Clark Terry will be felt world wide. Here is a nice tribute from the Ottawa Citizen. RIP, Clark Terry PETER HUM Published on: February 22, 2015 … Continue reading

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A Piece Of Trumpet History…

What a great photograph! My old trumpet teacher, David Mason pictured with Ralph Vaughan Williams and Sir Malcolm Sargent during rehearsals of Vaughan Williams 9th Symphony. The premiere of this work aroused a lot of interest, partly because of the … Continue reading

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Michael Nyman ‘Symphony No. 11 : Hillsborough Memorial’

Today, the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra has been working with legendary film music composer Michael Nyman. The RLPO has begun a weekend of recording sessions to make a commercial recording of Michael’s ‘Symphony No. 11: Hillsborough Memorial’. The orchestra has … Continue reading

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Practice Makes Perfect!

This page has been edited for bad language! This has been a tough week! A high profile solo gig in Birmingham, cornet in Prokofiev Romeo & Juliet etc several times, Ensemble 10.10 gigs (hard stuff, too!), Shostakovich/Berio/Britten programme, teaching and … Continue reading

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The Dark Knight…

Here is the very elegantly designed BAT FLOOG (Flugel Horn) from Taylor Trumpets…

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The RLPO ‘Trumpet’ Section

Here’s a rare snap! The trumpet section of the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra all playing flugel horns at the same time during yesterday’s James Bond programme. Champion!

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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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