Tag Archives: Piccolo Trumpet

A Wonderful Day – A Commemoration and Celebration of the Life of Alan Stringer MBE

 Yesterday marked a very special day. An event was hosted by members of the RLPO and family members to celebrate the life of the great Alan Stringer. We converged on The Fly In The Loaf at 1pm, near Liverpool’s Philharmonic … Continue reading

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A German Christmas, The Ronettes & Phil Spector

I’ve been really busy lately, with the RLPO but have managed to squeeze in a little bit of freelance work, here and there, too. A couple of weeks back I played on a charity single for the Caledonia Pub, on … Continue reading

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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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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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