Blog Topic: Videos


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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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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More Mnozil Brass!

These guys are INSANE! Enjoy!

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DCI 2012 Cadets Hornline plays Mahler Symphony No. 2 Finale

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

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Stockholm Chamber Brass plays Rameau!

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Chicago Symphony does Mahler Symphony No. 6!

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

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Precision trumpet playing-here’s why we aim for it!

I often stress the importance of playing accurately to my students. Rhythm, timing, pitch, articulation, style, purity of sound, evenness of tone in all registers, etc. all make the difference between a good player and a great player. I found … 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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Mnozil Brass

One of the best brass ensembles in the world, Mnozil Brass (from Austria), is pure entertainment of the highest quality. These guys play with relentless energy and great musicality. There are dozens of videos on YouTube, so I picked a … Continue reading

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