Here an advanced etude composed by Pierre Rode for violin (from 12 Etudes for Violin) which I adapted for trumpet en transposed in 4 keys.
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Last Saturday I had a great concert together with trumpeters Otto Sauter, Ack van Rooyen and Andrij Ilkiv on the Wartburg in Eisenach (Germany). We all played our own program of 30 – 45 minutes. I played a Harry James program…
Another transcription of a solo played by the great Dizzy Gillespie. The tune is written by Charlie Parker and called “Bloomdido”
Here a collection of great (staccato) studies which will help you with different aspects of trumpet playing like tonguing, fingering, coördination, endurance, flexibility and tone. They are suited for the advanced player…
I’ve transposed these 10 short staccato studies in 5 keys, so you have more variation when you practice them.
Another transcription of a famous solo on the tune “Dizzy Atmosphere” played by the great Dizzy Gillespie. In this solo he plays a fabulous lick which Charlie Porter explains how to play in the video below. Here you can find…
Here a solo transcription of “Hot House” as played by Dizzy Gillespie at a TV show in 1952 after they won the Down Beat Jazz Award. Dumont TV Studio, New York NY (februari 24, 1952) Charlie Parker (as); J.B….