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Mike White is one of the foremost experts on breathing today. His website http://www.breathing.com contains a lot of information and articles about breathing. Much of this information can be applied to the field of brass [...]
By Bill Muter Bill Muter, tuba player for the international touring production of “Blast!” has just released the first edition of his brass pedagogy book entitled “A Practical Approach.” To celebrate his release, Muter will [...]
Source: theweeklyconstitutional.com A strange ominous Trumpet like sound has been heard all over the world. A trumpet sound (best described as the trumpet noise Christopher Nolan seemed to be in love with in Inception) has [...]
By David Allenby The Armenian-born composer Alexander Arutiunian died on 28 March aged 91 at his home in Yerevan. One of the major figures writing during the Soviet era, his Trumpet Concerto has remained one [...]
Published in September 2011, the first solo recording of Marco Pierobon, member of the Gomalan Brass quintet (www.gomalanbrass.com – Italy) and former Principal Trumpet with two of the two top Italian Symphony Orchestras (Maggio Musicale [...]
GARON by Yuval Avital Contemporary music for 40+ tubas, 6 percussion, choir, 3 conductors and live electronics. Premiere 26/01/2012 – closing concert of Anish Kapoor’s site specific installation in Milan, Italy, titled “Dirty Corner”. Dirty [...]
The thefts, band leaders say, are probably attributable to Southern California’s banda music craze and to the high prices the brass instruments fetch on the black market. By Sam Quinones, Los Angeles Times As Southern [...]
Fidel Bernabe, a talented trumpeter in Mexico, is among the brass band musicians who are part of Southern California’s ‘tuba revolution.’ They’re showing their chops on an instrument whose ‘thunk thunk’ attracts dance-minded partygoers. By [...]