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A Great Study By Stan Woods…

I spent a wonderful final year at the Royal College of Music studying trumpet with Stanley Woods. Stan was Co-Principal Trumpet with the London Philharmonic  Orchestra at this time. Although he had previously been a principal trumpet he had a … Continue reading

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The Young Maynard Ferguson…

Here’s a photo of the great jazz trumpeter, Maynard Ferguson, just starting out as a young lad on the trumpet… Now for  a recording, or two, of Maynard just a few short years later leading the amazing Stan Kenton Orchestra. … 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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