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I’m super excited to announce a new edition of Sound the Trumpet: How to Blow Your Own Horn. The book is frequently a #1 best-seller in its category, and 2 days after publication it’s the #1 New Release in Trumpets and Cornets on Amazon.com. The book has been completely overhauled, updated with new content, way better graphics and a cleaner design. But … More Trumpet How-To: 4th Edition Is #1 New Release on Amazon (+free video lessons)
The great Bobby Hackett, Charlie Shavers, and Doc Severinsen are joined by a surprising fourth member–talk show host Steve Allen–for a burning trumpet quartet rendition of Charlie Shavers’s tune Undecided. Everybody takes a solo. … More Bobby Hackett, Charlie Shavers, Doc Severinsen, and… Steve Allen?
The words of this tune resonate today. And Benny Bailey is still killing it. Great plunger mute use. … More Timely Tune. Still True. And Benny Bailey Killing It on Trumpet
Brass for Africa Patrons Alison Balsom and Guy Barker visited the Brass for Africa supported projects in Uganda. Here is a film of their journey. … More Brass for Africa: Alison Balsom & Guy Barker Visit
Cool idea! Start at 1:24 if the video doesn’t go there automagically. More a bugle than a trumpet, but hey, baby steps. … More This Trumpet Didn’t Exist When the Package Shipped
It’s 33 minutes long, and the only known footage of Louis in the studio. The vid below has … More Long-Lost Footage of Louis Armstrong
Great version of the old tune, Avalon with the Dallas Brass featuring Scott Crosbie playing, well, you’ll see. Sup … More When is a Fart Noise Musical? Let Scott Crosbie Show You.