Blog Topic: Music Listening


Bud Herseth – Australian Radio Profile and Interview

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

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Recommended Music!

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

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Tower of Power!

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

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Army Blues play Stardust!

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!

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Recommended Music!

Chicago XXVI: Live In Concert – Chicago Dear Ella – Dee Dee Bridgewater Trilogy – Kenny Garrett The Holman and Russo Charts – Stan Kenton Big Band Gypsy: Original Broadway Recording – Styne/Sondheim Playgrounds for Angels – Brass Partout, Herman … Continue reading

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More Mnozil Brass!

These guys are INSANE! Enjoy!

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Classic Sinatra – Frank Sinatra Chicago XXVI: Live In Concert – Chicago Long Live The Chief – Count Basie Orchestra Music For Organ, Brass, and Percussion – Michael Murray: Empire Brass Copland: American Songs – Hugh Wolff: St. Paul Chamber … Continue reading

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Warren Luening, R.I.P.

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

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Recommended Music!

Count Plays Duke – Count Basie Orchestra Impressions: The Covers EP – Mayer Hawthorne Tower of Power 40th Anniversary – Tower of Power Keep ‘Em Flying – Airmen of Note Copland: The Music of America – Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, Erich … Continue reading

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Maurice André, 1933-2012

Another legend in the trumpet world has left us. French trumpeter Maurice André, known for his spectacular piccolo trumpet playing, passed away a few days ago. His sound and musicianship have been an inspiration to trumpet players for decades. Some … Continue reading

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