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New High Note Method For Trumpet…

Thanks to Peter Bond, my colleague in the trumpet section of the New York Metropolitan Opera Orchestra for this great photo…

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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 Xmas Season is Here!

Here is the great trumpeter Maurice Andre playing Gloria in Excelsis Deo with the organist Jane Parker Smith. This will get everyone in the festive mood… Angels We Have Heard On High

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Trumpeter Arturo Sandoval Receives Presidential Medal Of Freedom…

Arturo Sandoval, Presidential Medal of Freedom recipient, on jazz helping him escape from Cuba “What I like the most is the last part of the medal – freedom,” he said, “because I always say that ‘no freedom, no life. Video … Continue reading

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The Super C!

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Is Musical Training The Key To Success?

This very interesting article appeared on NBC News blog, after first appearing in the New York Times… NYT Opinion: Is music the key to success? By Joanne Lipman Condoleezza Rice trained to be a concert pianist. Alan Greenspan, former chairman … Continue reading

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Johnny Carson asks Doc Severinsen to play high notes!

Doc & Henry Mancini – Willow Weep For Me

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The Lead Trumpet Player…

A great piece of musical humour. The lead trumpeter talks to a trombonist… … Trombone players just don’t get it!

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