Author: bucknej

May 30, 2019 bucknej

I just finished three new articles: Scale Practice More Scales to Practice How to Practice Efficiently Let me know if you have questions: bucknej @ (delete the spaces)

April 7, 2019 bucknej

Last night’s concert by Doc Severinsen and the Arkansas All-Star Big Band was a total success!! Click here for photos. Click here for videos. Unfortunately, videos of Doc’s performance are not available due to contract restrictions. If you hesitate on seeing Doc because he’s 91, YOU’RE WRONG!! He still has it!! Go see this man…

February 11, 2019 bucknej

The Reddie Trumpet Guild is hard at work to bring Doc Severinsen to campus to perform with the Arkansas All-Star Big Band on Saturday, April 6th! More details available at Concert with Doc Severinsen.

September 13, 2018 bucknej

This performance has been postponed into the next academic year — watch for a new date. The Natural State Brass Band cornet section is performing at Henderson State on Tuesday, February 26, at 7:00 pm in Harwood Recital Hall in Russell Fine Arts.  (Note:  this is 30 minutes earlier than the normal start time of 7:30!).  Performing…

April 5, 2018 bucknej

Italian trumpeter Andrea Giuffredi will be at Henderson State University April 28 and 29, 2018.  Andrea will rehearse with several groups on the 28th; his schedule on Sunday, April 29 will be: 1:00 pm – A Day in the Life of Andrea Giuffredi (a conversation with Andrea about his experiences as a musician) 3:00-4:30 pm…

December 14, 2017 bucknej

Updates to the trumpet alumni page include the addition of the Henderson Brass Band under the direction of Dr. Wes Branstine and trumpet faculty members who have performed with the Arkansas Symphony Orchestra.  The overall alumni page has been restructured to make it easier to see the enormous amount of information available on the activities…

September 14, 2017 bucknej

Henderson alum Tim Schodowski (BME ’96) recently donated a significant portion of his trumpet music library to Henderson. Dr. Jim Buckner (Professor of Trumpet) said, “This is incredible!  Tim has expanded our trumpet music holdings by at least 50 per cent!! I am looking forward to learning this music and sharing it with my students.”