Archive | October, 2011
Method Book Review: Larry Clark – I Used To Play Trumpet
Get the book here! I was browsing the Carl Fischer Publishing website the other day, and the book I Used To Play Trumpet: An Innovative Method for Adults Returning to Play, by Larry Clark, composer [...]

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Hang with… Bruce Adams
By Michael Barkley Bruce is a really special player and person – a gentle giant. I was lucky enough to hang with him at his house, and get the recording that I am going to [...]

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Chicago Symphony Orchestra Brass: New CD Release
Get the recording here! CHICAGO— The Chicago Symphony Orchestra’s (CSO) world-renowned brass section is featured on Chicago Symphony Orchestra Brass Live, the newest release by the Orchestra’s award-winning record label, CSO Resound. Works by Gabrieli, [...]

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Tips For Transcribing Music
Transcribing songs from a recording is a great way for brass players to learn new music. Studying another musician’s solo teaches you not just the notes they played but the style, articulation, phrasing, and many [...]

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An Interview with Richard Marshall
Quoted at the Black Dyke Brass Arts Festival, the internationally acclaimed maestro Elgar Howarth described Richard as “the most outstanding cornet player this country has ever produced.” Richard is currently Principal Cornet of the world [...]

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Interview with Bill Jones of Trumpet Design Studio
Recently, I had some work done on my Bb trumpet. I was having particular trouble with slotting and intonation in the G-to-Bb-above-the-staff area. So I sent it off to Bill Jones of Trumpet Design Studio, [...]

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