Author: bucknej

February 13, 2020 bucknej

There are no trumpet “secrets,” but there are ways to do things correctly that not everyone knows. Here are my top 25 “trumpet “secrets”.

January 6, 2020 bucknej

Rex Richardson will be performing two world premieres at his concert! Tickets are available at

November 26, 2019 bucknej

Rex Richardson, guest artist with the Henderson Wind Ensemble in 2017, returns to Henderson on February 1, 2020 to perform with the 19-piece Skylark Jazz Orchestra which includes many of the best jazz musicians in Arkansas! Tickets are on sale at Eventbrite. Special thanks to our sponsors: Yamaha The Band House Little Rock Piano Henderson…

August 16, 2019 bucknej

Come hear the Arkansas All-Star Big Band in its first solo performance!! August 31, 2019 – 5-6 pm, approximately 140 Broadway Street, Hot Springs – under the Regions Bank Sky Bridge — be sure to bring lawn chairs. This is a FREE concert — more information is available at the┬áHot Springs Jazz Society website. We’re…

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.