Simply superb. Lee Morgan and Hank Mobley play Speak Low. From the album Peckin’ Time, along with Wynton Kelly (p), Paul Chambers (b), and Charlie Persip (d) (Info).
Louis Armstrong, the great jazz trendsetter, was sometimes dismissed in the 1930s and Forties. Jersey author Ricky Riccardi thinks those years are ripe for reevaluation Source: Jazz king Louis Armstrong, reevaluated
The tongue arch tutorial Dr. Shook mentioned above.
I love how intently offstage Jon Faddis is watching Arturo during his solo.
Buy an Arban’s book.
Viento de Agua – La Reina Mía: Daniel Díaz y su Tripandero If you’re interested in jamming along, they’re playing in A minor (B minor for us trumpeters). Use the B harmonic minor scale and you’ll have some fun. Also consider the diminished 7th that goes along with it: C#-E-G-A# and associated diminished scale.
Playing with backing tracks is usually more fun than playing with a metronome. Not always more helpful, but nearly always more fun. I use iTabla Pro, Brazilian Drum Machine, Afro-Latin Drum Machine, and Djembe Studio pretty regularly. I just downloaded the latest rhthm backing track/metronome DrumGenius and love it. Not only does it have a … More Drum Genius? Jazz Metronome and Backing Loops
How many can you name?