Blog Topic: Live Performance
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
Tower of Power is one of the best horn bands of all time. They’ve been going strong since 1968 with a sound like no other in the business-a blend of R&B, Jazz, Funk, and Soul. The five piece horn section … Continue reading
The Army Blues playing the classic rendition of “Stardust” as played by Doc Severinsen. Mark Wood on the solo book. Killer band with a killer trumpet section!
These guys are INSANE! Enjoy!
This brings me back to my days of marching band and teaching DCI corps. Drum corps is one of the hardest things on the chops and body, but it’s also one of the most rewarding things a brass player or … Continue reading
A great video showing fine playing all-around. Beautiful soft playing and some all out FF unisons in a large trumpet section lead by Chris Martin. Also, check out the hammer (yes, HAMMER) used in the percussion section around 3:05. You … Continue reading
L.A. studio trumpet player Warren Luening passed away March 18th of complications from cancer. He was one of the best “unsung” heroes of the L.A. studio scene, having played on dozens of movie soundtracks, the Lawrence Welk show, Bob Florence, … Continue reading