Friends are trading back-and-forth the Facebook meme of the 10 most important albums. Nobody has asked me, but here are mine. Ranked in order of relative importance for their influence in my development as a musician, not in any way by quality. The trendline is my interest in eclectic music, experimentation, brass playing, and finally […]
Back in the early 80s I badly wanted a set of Polk 10s.
You’re at a rehearsal, you can’t take the parts home, there aren’t any copies, so you snap it with your phone and print it out later and you get something not so great.
Lots of performances in New York this summer. Even though I’ve played Mahler’s 2nd before, doing it again (and again) is still on my bucket list.
I was inspired by “Dear Data” to try something. I few years ago I kept a trumpet practice log. At the time things were just miserable, and the logging seemed to only exacerbate things…
The greatest musician living is gone at the age of 90.
After a rocky 2014-2015 season, the company is back on track in a new home.
After 148 consecutive days of practicing, a few things are becoming clearer.
100 consecutive days.
A few upcoming performances for the last half of this month, in case you want to get out and hear some music.
These guys sure had it. Who does vocal harmony like this anymore (he asked regretfully)?