The great Woody Shaw’s take on Organ Grinder. … More Woody’s Organ Grinder
Here’s the group killing it on “So What” in ’92, a couple years before the album came out. Smoking! … More Tribute to Miles: SUPERB ’94 Album (samples)
Listen to Terell Stafford float through the ballad, Everything Happens to Me, with some tasty lines. Nice cadenza, too.
Hear how Miles Davis lived the words attributed to him: Do not fear mistakes. There are none. … More What Miles Meant By “Do Not Fear Mistakes. There are None.”
The title tells you about all you need to know. Marcus Printup is a member of the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra, with Wynton Marsalis.
I’m learning This Can’t Be Love, and stumbled across this great version from Dinah Washington. Was psyched to hear the playful trumpet solo from Clark Terry at around 2:00. … More Dinah Washington, Clark Terry
Great arrangement and performance of When You Wish Upon a Star, with trumpeters Wayne Bergeron (former lead player for Maynard Ferguson) and Louis Dowdeswell (another young screamer). … More Wayne Bergeron & Louis Dowdeswell
Wynton Marsalis knows how to practice. As a younger man, he was equally at home in front of a symphony orchestra playing the Haydn concerto, or laying down some serious jazz with Art Blakey. Check out Wynton’s discography for more evidence of his skill and artistry. That’s what tens of thousands of hours of practice sounds like. Check out his 12 … More 12 Rules of Practice: Wynton Marsalis
In this video chat, Doc Severinsen gives you a bit of his history, some great lessons, suggestions for things to study, and superb examples of practice. He talks embouchure, endurance, practice routine, and lots more. At 87, he’s still an amazing player. A couple videos below the interview will give you a small taste. Check … More THE Best Trumpet Advice from Doc Severinsen
Here is Mr. Morrison demonstrating some new instruments from Schagerl. I don’t know about you, but I’d love to have the trumpets. That bass trumpet sounds great! … More New Kinds of Trumpets, Made for James Morrisond