Blog Topic: Music Listening


Recommended Music!

My Spanish Heart – Chick Corea Anna Netrebko:Russian Album – Anna Netrebko Time’s Mirror – Tom Harrell Rachmaninoff:Vespers – Robert Shaw Festival Singers Mahler Symphony No. 9 – Chicago Symphony/Boulez

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Bruckner Symphony No. 7 – Herseth shows how it’s done

I’m currently working up Bruckner Symphony No. 7 for an upcoming concert. After listening to a few recordings, I decided to consult YouTube for some more interpretations. I found a real gem of a performance, the Chicago Symphony under Solti. … Continue reading

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Uncle Larry releases new EP House Fly

Read about Uncle Larry‘s new EP House Fly at Documents Unknown. I was fortunate enough to be a guest on this album and really enjoyed laying down a trumpet track. Get out there and support a talented and unique Milwaukee … Continue reading

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Recommended Music!

Of Knights and Castles – Burning River Brass The New One – Buddy Rich The Sidewinder – Lee Morgan B Minor Mass – Chicago Symphony Orchestra/Solti Allegri: Miserere; Palestrina: Missa Pape Marcelli – Peter Phillips: Tallis Scholars

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National Brass Symposium master class

Here’s an excellent video of orchestral brass playing. It’s the famous chorale in the 5th movement of Mahler’s 2nd Symphony. Note the trumpet section is made up of the principals of the New York Philharmonic (Philip Smith), Cleveland Orchestra (Michael … Continue reading

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The lighter side of the trumpet……

Some excellent playing here from Markus Wursch on both Bb/A piccolo and G trumpet.

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Recommended Music!

The Holman and Russo Charts – Stan Kenton Live at the House of Tribes – Wynton Marsalis Holst: The Planets – Chicago Symphony Orchestra, James Levine From This Moment – Nicholas Payton Sketches of Spain – Miles Davis

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Stockholm Chamber Brass!

Here’s a fun video of some great brass playing with some fun percussion stuff too!

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Snooky Young, R.I.P.

One of the great lead trumpet players of all time has passed away. Famous for playing with the Count Basie Orchestra, the Tonight Show Band, and many others, Snooky epitomized the style, panache, musicality, and leadership of the big band … Continue reading

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Recommended Music!

Consummation – Thad Jones/Mel Lewis Papa Lips – Bob Mintzer Horn Man Band Beethoven: Piano Sonatas #8, 13, 23 & 26 – Artur Rubinstein Schubert/Schumann: Lieder – Elly Ameling The Messenger – Kurt Elling

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