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Archive of entries posted on March 2016

Trumpet Tone Poems

This is a collection of 20 lyrical, contemplative trumpet solos.  They may be played in a variety of settings and will enhance the ability of the trumpeter to play long, lyrical phrases.  These solos are also ideal for developing a rich, broad, singing sound.  I love playing them in a large room like a church [...]

Trumpet Ballads

The trumpet can be a beautifully lyrical instrument. Often not enough emphasis is placed on making the instrument sing. The 20 ballads contained in this book are designed to develop a lyrical sense. Play the pieces in a relaxed and free manner. Avoid playing too loud. On these pieces, when in doubt, play a notch [...]