One of Adam Simmon’s strongest musical memories is of dancing around his family lounge room as a child to Ornette Coleman’s album, “Dancing in Your Head”. Soon, he and his band, Origami, will pay tribute to Ornette Coleman at Uptown Jazz Cafe.
Jessica Carlton is a celebrated composer and trumpeter, who spent time at the prestigious Juilliard School. Hear from Jessica Carlton on starting a band
The following is the Austin Custom Brass trumpet mouthpiece table for comparing mouthpieces. Mouthpiece Backbore OD ID Cup Shape Cup Depth Closest Papa Bear OO 1.070 0.684 Deep Bowl 8.5 Laskey 84D, Warbuton 2D Baby Bear O 1.070 0.684 Deep Bowl 8.5 Laskey 84D, Warbuton 2D Bee Bear O 1.070 0.684 Medium B Bowl […] READ MORE
I have used Bob Reeves mouthpieces for many years but never had an opportunity to meet Bob or to discuss his philosophies in any detail. The workshop was a learning experience I will never forget.
Sooo… you wanna play those really, really long notes that go on forever, along with the likes of Rahsaan Roland Kirk, Courtney Pine, Sonny Rollins, Kenny G, Colin Stetson, Clark Terry, Wynton Marsalis and going as far back as Harry Carney, Duke Ellington’s baritone specialist, or ? You need to learn circular breathing – and I’m going to explain how.
The legend is coming to Australia… Get your instrument aligned for better performance!
Stephen O’Connell (composer and saxophone player) is one of the most highly regarded and sought after saxophone players in Australia. Stephen has a broad background and training in classical music traditions and has specialized in the fields of jazz, blues, funk, rock and pop with extensive recording and live experience. He has toured, played and […] READ MORE
Harry Connick Jnr’s band is made up of a group of the finest musicians you will ever see and hear. Rob Slowik has recently taken over the lead trumpet “book” from Roger Ingram who has been a mainstay of Harry Connick’s work for many years. Born and raised in Detroit, Michigan, Rob studied music at […] READ MORE