Reframe and Redirect… A More Thoughtful Way to Practice the Trumpet
"I've GOT to figure this out" can quickly turn toxic when you add, "…or else [insert dire prediction of future success or failure here]." What if you reframed that thought and made it simply, "I WILL figure this out"? That small change can make a huge difference.
Simon Höfele — Bulak’s Fantasy Op. 15 (Neue Meister)
Always eager to try something new, the curious and passionate Simon Höfele contacted Turkish composer Kaan Bulak in 2019 in search of a piece he could perform at the BBC Radio 3 Open Ear concert. Bulak — who has become known for his electroacoustic ensemble and unique compositions spanning contemporary and classical music — had nothing in store to offer and so decided to write a piece from scratch for the occasion. In the resulting piece, Fantasy Op. 15, now released as a joint EP by Kaan Bulak and Simon Höfele on Neue Meister, Bulak transformed Höfele's recordings into sound effects that complement his live performance on stage. Listen here to this fascinating new piece of the repertoire.
Lucienne Renaudin-Vary — “Piazzolla Stories” (Warner Classics)
Lucienne Renaudin-Vary talks to Trumpet Magazine about her latest release: "Piazzolla Stories" on Warner Classics. Listen to it here!
We are thrilled to announce Trumpet Magazine's Artist of the Month for October: Lucienne Renaudin-Vary.
Russian Trumpet Concertos — New Album by Paul Merkelo Coming Out in 2022
The new album by Paul Merkelo, including Russian trumpet concertos, was recorded in 2019 but has not yet been released due to the pandemic. You can now pre-order it inside this article.
We are delighted to present Trumpet Magazine's Artist of the Month for September: Paul Merkelo.
Romm Trumpet Academy
Ronald Romm himself talks to Trumpet Magazine about his Romm Trumpet Academy and other future projects.
We are thrilled to announce Trumpet Magazine's Artist of the Month for June 2021: Ronald Romm. Enjoy the content we have developed with him.
Septura — Gershwin, Copland: Music for Brass Septet 7
Simon Cox and Matthew Knight talk to Trumpet Magazine about Septura: their incredible brass arrangements and the new album they are releasing today, May 14, on Naxos.
Tine Thing Helseth — Magical Memories
Tine Thing Helseth talks to Trumpet Magazine about her new album, Magical Memories, which is out on May 28 — listen to some singles here!
Tine Thing Helseth
We are very excited to introduce Trumpet Magazine's Artist of the Month for May: Tine Thing Helseth. Don't miss the stuff we've prepared together with her!
Never Too Late: The Doc Severinsen Story
On April 2nd, 2021, the documentary American Masters — "Never Too Late: The Doc Severinsen Story" premiered on PBS. Watch it here at Trumpet Magazine, and see what Doc himself tells us exclusively about it.