Sanganxa — The Store That Invests the Most in Promoting the Trumpet in Spain
The Sanganxa Music Store is the most powerful store in all of Spain that specializes in brass instruments — in fact, its annual turnover far exceeds that of all other, but it’s also the store that invests the most in promoting music and wind instruments. For the trumpet, it has specifically organized and financed more than 20 activities thus far this year, and has sponsored many more organized events by other entities.
The American Quintet Seraph Brass Goes on Tour in the United States and Mexico
These five distinguished brass players, who have just recorded their studio album in Finland for Summit Records (taking advantage of the recently celebrated Lieksa Brass Week), are already embarking on their autumn tour that will begin in late September, 2017.
After a Tour Through the United States, the Jordi Albert Center in Spain Will Re-Open Classes in September
Trumpet and Pedagogue, Jordi Albert, is very well known in Spain and in México for his work with professional musicians and students with dystonia and other learning disabilities. He was invited this year by ITG to give a talk during their annual Conference in Hershey, Pennsylvania over the summer, and afterwards was invited to give a series of master classes at several American universities in the coming month.
These Are Some of the Most Beautiful, Safe and Lightweight Cases on the Market
In general, we usually report on trumpets, mouthpieces and accessories; we almost never talk about cases. And this is of great importance to us! Because, a good case is the safety of our instrument (and of course, the comfort to carry it).
This Novel Practice Mute for Trumpet Will Amaze You
Professional trumpeters and engineers jointly conducted research in order to create the perfect practice mute to date. The result is a mute with which barely a note is heard, and with which the trumpeter can easily play without restrictions or strange modifications to the air stream or adjusting for the tuning.
‘Clarines de Batalla’ — The First Spanish Baroque Music Record With Solo Trumpet
The IBS Classical label has just released the first recording dedicated to the Spanish baroque trumpet, a compilation of pieces by Martín y Coll (1660-1734) recorded by Vicente Alcaide (natural trumpet), Abraham Martínez (organ) and Álvaro Garrido (Percussion) under the musical production of the famous Italian trumpeter, Igino Conforzi.
Mahler 5 in Charleston, SC (USA)
On April 21 and 22, 2017 the Charleston Symphony Orchestra has programmed Symphony No. 5 by Gustav Mahler, a work that includes one of the most famous and important solos that the trumpet has in its orchestral repertoire. It is this solo that will be performed by Antonio Martí — principal trumpet of the orchestra.
Matthew Simon, Professor in the Trumpet Magazine School, Is on Tour With Roberto Fonseca
Roberto Fonseca is the Cuban pianist who made his name playing along side with Ibrahim Ferrer and the legendary Buena Vista Social Club Band and is now marveling his audiences with his new solo act. His earlier work, YO, was nominated for a Grammy in the category of Best Latin Jazz Album. The British newspaper The Guardian has called him «a fabulous pianist, composer and band director with a special talent for melody-making far and above most of his fellow colleagues».
Brass Academy Alicante Will Open a Subsidiary in Valencia (Spain)
The Brass Academy Alicante (BAA) is a private center that has been offering beginning lessons for brass musicians at the highest level for eight years. The impeccable record of professional success of their students has turned them into an academy in which many want to attend (many of the students are not only from Spain, but from other countries as well).
Trumpet Magazine Is Honored to Announce a Collaboration With the Prestigious Wind Store Dillon Music
Starting in January of 2017, in Trumpet Magazine we are joining forces and going forward hand in hand with Dillon Music. We will be partners, and this is great news because starting in the very near future Trumpetland will enjoy special offers, super discounts and raffles which will be offered exclusively to our Premium members.
14 Advanced Jazz Studies for Trumpet
Chris Kase is the author of 'Odd Meter Escapades', a method that challenges our ability to play in unusual time signatures with fourteen jazz studies in 5/4, 7/4, 9/4, 11/4.
Stomvi Titan ‘Four Valve Edition’
It is obvious that brass instruments musical scene has evolved considerably in the past few decades: more demanding compositions, more extensive registers, more intense sonority, etc. This has led us to contemplate some doubts: What has happened to the technical evolution of instruments? Has there been a parallel evolution? Are instruments at the height of the demands required today? Is the instrument players’ technique adequate, or is it influenced by the limitations of the instrument?