Blog Topic: Videos


Allan Dean and Kevin Dean, trumpet

I recently stumbled across this series of YouTube videos uploaded by a YouTube user named “wideangleman”. Allan is a professor at the Yale School of Music, while Kevin is a professor at McGill University’s Schulich School of Music in the … Continue reading

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Wayne Bergeron Masterclass!

Wayne is one of my favorite trumpet players and is just a great guy. I credit Wayne for advising me about an important adjustment of my trumpet playing. He’s a wealth of knowledge and a world class player in every … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas!

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Doc Severinsen!

Doc’s one of the greatest trumpet players, ever. Such a beautiful, ringing, resonant sound that would punch a hole in a brick wall. He still practices 5 hours a day in his mid eighties. ‘Tis the season, so I’ll start … Continue reading

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Arturo Sandoval plays “A Night in Tunisia”

Arturo still has one of, if not the biggest, most resonant trumpet sounds in the world. Check out his control from the double pedal C all the way to the G above double high C. That’s 5-1/2 octaves!

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More Tine Thing Helseth!

Tine is flat out amazing. Such control, musicality, and a sound to die for. Reminds me a little of Maurice Andre. Doesn’t hurt that she’s playing Rachmaninov, either. Enjoy! How about Arutunian?

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Clark Terry plays “Misty”!

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Adolph Herseth: A living legend

Here’s a fun video of a visit to Herseth’s studio in 2009. Bud shows some of his trumpet collection with his sharp wit and humor. I believe he was 88 at the time of the video.

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D’CalleSon at Discovery World!

Check out this recent clip featuring D’CalleSon at Discovery World’s Live @ The Lakefront series:

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Philadelphia Orchestra Brass Ensemble plays “The Star-Spangled Banner”

Enough said.

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