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April 28, 2022 bucknej

After 46 years of teaching, I’ve decided to retire…but not from playing! This last year has been enormously rewarding — great students, wonderful colleagues — and now it’s time for something else. (Yes, that still includes practicing, hopefully much more than I’ve been able to do for years.)

April 18, 2022 bucknej

This was a great clinic! Here’s a clickable link to the video: Jesse Gibens trumpet clinic, 4/14/22

June 15, 2020 bucknej

Check out Chris Roberts’ Jazz 101 arranged for trumpet ensemble!! New Orleans: Band: & Jazz/Funk

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…