Updates

Performance documentation on Youtube

For anyone who is interested, I do have a small history of performances that people have opted to record and put on Youtube: Marie with the Rhythm Society Orchestra A pick-up band for a birthday party, on bass trombone: Chet’s Call Strike Up The Band Miller Time Some things from the Great Basin Jazz Camp: […]

Lesson Requirements

Here is my introduction to lessons document for new trombone students: Lesson Requirements

My Favorite Big Band Recordings

I’m a big band jazz connoisseur. I love playing the music, and I love checking out others. Here follows those I believe are of the highest musical level and well-worth giving attention to, updated as I see fit: bill holman: a view from the side The Bill Holman Band: Brilliant Corners Bob Curnow’s L.A. Big […]

Another bootleg: NJO on 11 May 2010

I found more files in the digital heap, and separated this live concert into tracks. I remember this concert; it was in a grade school gymnasium in Luxembourg and as you can hear, those kids were fantastic. Probably one of the best, most energetic audiences I’ve ever played for. Bang Spot Exposition 1: Good afternoon […]

NJO Bootleg: The Grinning King

Every once in a while, it can be pretty fun to indulge in a bit of nostalgia and look through some of my old files . . . and look what popped up: This is a live recording from my SHAPE International Band days of a NATO Jazz Orchestra concert, featuring yours truly on trombone […]

Upcoming (some day!) Intonation Exercises: Four Part Chorales In Just Intonation book by yours truly

I’ve had the opportunity to work on this little pet project of mine lately, and I think it would be nice to put up a “teaser” showing a glimpse of the materials to be contained within: Intonation Exercises Preview The idea is to help train proper intonation by precisely notating every deviation in pitch through […]

Articles on New World Brass website

I have written some articles for New World Brass, based on some of what I’ve included on my blog here. New World Brass is a young but ambitious website resource for brass musicians. Check it out here: New World Brass and my first article published there: Introduction to Intonation