From Classic Jenny (the moment at 3:10 from the above):
Source: Mind Over Finger | 013: Jim Stephenson: We elaborate on: His journey, from trumpet player to composer How and why he got started composing How he moved forward with his new career Why it’s important to look inside and listen to our instinct Why we need to have the right mindset in regards to … More Trumpeter/Composer Jim Stephenson
The best, must-have books for trumpeters:
There’s a paywall, but you get a few free articles per month. I hope you can get a look at this. Stellar. What a mind!
With his new album, Origami Harvest, Ambrose Akinmusire once again demonstrates the sheer creative freedom that runs through his compositions. We knew that a veritable musical essay like this would lead to a great interview. Here is the Blue Note-signed American trumpeter discussing Origami Harvest in his own words. Source: Ambrose Akinmusire: “It Is Hard … More Ambrose Akinmusire: “It Is Hard to Dismiss Abstraction”
Was reminded of Willie Thomas’s teaching brilliance at last night’s Charlie Porter concert (Porter’s new album is absolutely incredible!). Go learn from Willie: JazzEveryone – YouTube
Behind the Note (Chris Davis’s Podcast site) Trumpet Lessons HQ (Davis’s YouTube channel)