“If Correct Fundamentals of Relaxed Breathing and Sound Are Not Well Established, Your Practice Will Not Yield the Expected Results”
We have the immense honor to interview one of the most celebrated trumpet artists in the world, an authentic trumpet legend. It’s incredible what we can learn from each and every one of his words.
“The Student Will Not Have Access to the Teacher Forever, So the Teacher Should Ultimately Teach His Students to Teach Themselves”
In the second installment, we have the recently appointed assistant professor of trumpet at the University of Utah, Peyden James Shelton, who, despite his youth, is starting a brilliant career. His interview is very broad, and he has been very generous with the PDF exercises he has agreed to share.
“The Muscles Have Good Memory and Once the Embouchure Is Set You Don’t Have to Do the Daily Routines Every Day”
Trumpet Magazine has the honor of interviewing one of the greatest musicians out there today. He was born in a family where music was as necessary as breathing (his father was the famous German composer Karlheinz Stockhausen). He has studied with the greats (Platt, Caruso, Thibaud, Groth, Stevens…), and for years he has played all kinds of musical genres, dazzling the public and critics all over the world. You cannot miss this interview!
“Many Young Players Run Into Problems Because They Just Don’t Have a Clear Enough Idea in Their Head of What They Want to Sound Like”
Today we have Brandon Cave, a professor at the Baltimore School of Music and the 2nd trumpet of the American Pops Orchestra.
“You Can Be the World’s Greatest Technician on the Trumpet, but Without Great Musicianship, All That Great Trumpet Playing Is Wasted”
Today, our interviewee is one of the key people of today's Australia trumpet world. He studied in both Australia and the United Kingdom with some of the best baroque and modern trumpet players. He was a member of the Auckland Philharmonia and the Sydney Symphony, teacher at the Sydney Conservatorium, and is currently trumpet and artistic director of the Australian Baroque Brass as well as the director of the Australasian Trumpet Academy. His tips for managing stage anxiety are great!
“Your Sound Is Your Ultimate Teacher”
A student of Armando Ghitalla, Mark Gould, Gerard Schwarz, William Vacchiano, Arnold Jacobs... In Trumpet Magazine, we have the immense honor of interviewing this American virtuoso trumpeter, composer and conductor. If you want to be a great musician, this interview will interest you a lot!
“Talent Means Very Little Without Spending Thousands of Hours Developing That Talent Into Skill”
Today’s guest is probably today the best example of a self-taught musician who has reached the top. He dazzled as a member of the show Blast! In 2001, and since then, this versatile trumpeter has performed at festivals and schools around the world. His extensive interview is a bucket full of wise and interesting tips that you should not miss.
“Stay Positive With Your Students and Keep Yourself in Shape So You Can Demonstrate for Them”
Countless students have had a brilliant career at the hands of today’s guest. His vast career as an educator is only comparable to the enormous experience he has as a soloist and orchestral trumpeter.
“There Is Room for All Great Players, Don’t Be Afraid to Go for It”
Trumpet Magazine interviews one of the most influential trumpeters and educators in the United States and around the world, a disciple of the immeasurable Adolph Herseth. You cannot miss these wise audition tips!
“We Should Avoid the Tendency to Treat ‘Our’ Students as Proprietary Entities”
In Trumpet Magazine, we had the immense honor and privilege of interviewing one of the BIG ones — with capital letters! This interview with the former principal trumpet of the Los Angeles Philharmonic is not only comprehensive, but also extremely interesting. It’s a must read! Keep in mind that Stevens does very few interviews!
“If You Can’t Sing a Melody, Chances Are That You Can’t Play a Melody”
Our guest today has become one of the most important names in the international jazz scene and a trumpeter and composer featured on several Grammy Award-winning albums. We are very fortunate to have him with us in Trumpet Magazine. Do not miss his words of wisdom.
“If You Have Patience and a Will to Keep Learning Forever, You Will Only Get Better”
We are delighted to have one of the most prestigious jazz trumpeters with us here in Trumpet Magazine. Winner of the Juno award and several other award nominations, this Canadian leaves us with a most interesting interview.