Clifton Williams - Dramatic Essay

Title Dramatic Essay (1958) For Trumpet and Band (Wind Ensemble) By Clifton…


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What Trumpet Do You Play? Part 2

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The Greatest Trumpet Cases, Part 2

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Thank you, Fred.

I wrote a post a while back called "A Musical Remembrance", where I talked…


Scrapple From The Apple

Scrapple From The Apple was written by the great Charlie "Bird" Parker in…


Maiden Voyage

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Tune-Up

Miles Davis' Tune-Up is considered a jazz standard and is a great vehicle for…


Madison Jazz Jam 2

I am thrilled to host the Madison jazz Jam again this coming Sunday.  This week…