Author Archives: Eric Sperry
Fantastic playing by Chris on one of the iconic concertos of the trumpet repertoire.
Holst: The Planets – Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra/Zubin Mehta Homage to Duke – Dave Grusin In The Sun – Jane Monheit Live In Osaka – Eastman Wind Ensemble Straight Ahead – Count Basie Orchestra
Canadian trumpet player Ingrid Jensen is on the cutting edge of jazz trumpet. She’s been a member of the Maria Schneider Orchestra for years and regularly performs with dozens of award-winning groups as a leader and sideman. Ingrid is also … Continue reading
Alison Balsom has just released a new album on EMI featuring the music of Handel and Purcell. Balsom performs throughout on Baroque trumpet and it’s just stunning. I wholeheartedly recommend every recording Alison’s produced. She’s one of the best trumpet … Continue reading
Matthias Höfs is one of Germany’s finest trumpet players. He is currently professor of trumpet at the University of Music and Theatre in Hamburg, Germany. He is famous for his long tenure with the German Brass and has produced seven … Continue reading
An excellent interview on the living legend, Adolph Herseth. It’s a long interview, but well worth your time. It also contains many excerpts of Bud’s famous performances with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. No one produces a sound on our instrument … Continue reading
Head Hunters – Herbie Hancock The Fire of The Fundamentals – Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra Def Trance Beat – Steve Coleman and the Five Elements The Legacy of Stan Kenton – U.S. Army Field Band Jazz Ambassadors Wagner for Orchestra … Continue reading