Found this strange beast for sale on Mil Anuncios Sales Site (Spain). Anyone ever seen one of these? Reminds me of Eddie Harris's sax trumpet years ago.
Don't get me wrong, I love trumpet playing. Freddie Hubbard, Lee Morgan and Woody Shaw are three of my all-time favorite jazz musicians on any instrument. That said, the truth is that the trumpet is a really loud instrument and being higher-pitched than a sax it can dominate a jam session when...
Does anybody know the libraries for Kontakt that can be used with digital wind instruments, such as AKAI EWI or Yamaha WX11?
Of course, I tried different libraries, "Kirk Hunter Studios Concert Brass", "Andante Brass", "Embertone trumpet". I found them good enough in quality. But the...
3rd NY Musicians Swap Meet (LONG ISLAND NY)
Event Date: September13th, 2014
Location: The American Legion, 22 Grove Pl, Babylon, NY 11702
2blks from the LIRR Babylon train station
If you are looking for new or used equipment or want to trade come on down! If you know someone, who...
Trumpeter Ted Curson passed away last week at the age of 77.
Ted started at the top, first recording with Cecil Taylor in the late 50's and then joining Charles Mingus for his legendary series of Candid recordings in 1960, some of the finest small group improvisation ever. Ted played alongside...
It used to be that synthesizers did not really do a great job trying to sound like a Trumpet, Trombone, or French Horn.
That has all changed with the software synthesizer breakthroughs from samplemodeling. Their stuff is light years ahead of what you had from Roland, Yamaha, and others.
I've seen many trumpets do shakes and a friend recently told me he heard a saxophone player do one but didn't know how. I asked a trumpet player how he did his and figured out that the two don't relate. Anyone how to do a shake on sax? Any help would be appreciated. Thanks
I'm getting married soon, and to have just a slim chance to be able to pay the billions required to say yes these days, I'm thinning out my collection.
One of these is my beloved Martin committee that's followed me the last 8 years.
Its in great condition and plays exactly the way you want these...
I have a friend who is getting married this summer in Buffalo, NY. She is looking for a trumpeter to play during the processional. Any referrals for professional trumpeters in Buffalo would be greatly appreciated. Send me a PM with info. Thanks!
Bobby Selvaggio's new CD, Modern Times, was recently released by Arabesque Records and features Bobby on saxes, Kenny Werner on piano, Sean Jones on trumpet, Matt Wigton on bass, Nathan Douds on drums, Dan Murphy on piano, and Paul Tynan on trumpet. Go to these links to see more info or pick up...