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RLPO Japan Tour 2015 – Day Six – A Day Off In Tokyo!

Just before I go into the ins and outs of today’s free day, have a butcher’s at Nobuyuki Tsujii, Vasily Petrenko and the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra performing Rachmaninov Concerto no. 3 in Liverpool Philharmonic Hall a couple of months … Continue reading

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RLPO Tour Of Japan – 2015

On January 20th the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra will be setting off to Japan for a couple of weeks. The RLPO are 175 years old this year, the oldest professional symphony orchestra in the UK. This will be the first … Continue reading

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Three Interviews With Trumpet Great Frits Damrow…

Today is the birthday of Frits Damrow. Fritz was Principal Trumpet of the Royal Concertgebouw in Amsterdam for the best part of twenty years. He is now embarking on a new career teaching and solo playing. Since 2009 Frits Damrow has … Continue reading

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Digital Trumpet

Here is a nifty plug for the Yamaha Corporation. Look at this amazing Digital Trumpet they have. It works too. I saw the incredible trumpeter James Morrison at Ronnie Scott’s Jazz Club in London playing one of these in between … Continue reading

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Trumpet equipment

The equipment I use on stage is pretty standard fair. Those who know me, will verify that I own quite a lot of trumpets, mouthpieces and mutes etc. I will probably continue to add to my collection forever…

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