Jazz great Lou Marini is coming to Henderson State University on Monday, November 6th, thanks to the HSU Trumpet Guild! He will be backed up by the Arkansas All-Star Big Band! Tickets are on sale at EventBrite.
I’ve decided to post my high brass methods textbook on this website to make it publicly available.(Note: the links were not working in the previous textbook. I’ve corrected that (and a few other things) and uploaded a new version on May 14, 2023.) Please know that I realize there are other ways of teaching and…
I have to get in better shape for the amount of playing I have to do the weekend of the James Morrison concert, so I’m practicing more. (I know, I know, that only makes sense.) I’m slowly increasing the amount of time I put in each day so that I don’t hurt myself and slow…
The phenomenal trumpeter/trombonist/saxophonist/pianist/bass player/guitar player James Morrison will perform at Henderson State University on Sunday, April 23rd at 7 pm in Arkansas Hall. Backing him up will be a wonderful big band, including many members of the Arkansas All-Star Big Band. It’s going to be great!!
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.)
This was a great clinic! Here’s a clickable link to the video: Jesse Gibens trumpet clinic, 4/14/22
https://www.facebook.com/InternationalTrumpetGuild/photos/rpp.123868224325167/3492535920791697/?type=3&theater Also in ITG’s Twitter and Instagram pages.
Check out Chris Roberts’ Jazz 101 arranged for trumpet ensemble!! New Orleans:https://youtu.be/2dtkiM0sqRkBig Band:https://youtu.be/nyz_bpNUy68Bebop & Jazz/Funkhttps://youtu.be/KegZiB0lVGg
There are no trumpet “secrets,” but there are ways to do things correctly that not everyone knows. Here are my top 25 “trumpet “secrets”.