Category Archives: Students

Blogs for and about Eddie Lewis’ music students.

Taylor High School Trumpet Master Classes

It was an honor to be invited again to do the summer band master classes at Taylor High School in Katy, Texas. This was my third year and I hope they have me back again next year.

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All Blues Play List for All-State Jazz

I’ve created a play list of different trumpet players playing All Blues to help you prepare for the All-Region Jazz auditions. If you are auditioning for All-Region Jazz, listen to these videos several times. Also avoid the temptation to skip … Continue reading

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Student News Makeover

I have limited disk space on the website, which is my main professional site. So I had to stop posting student news on that website. Instead, I’ve decided to post the student news here on this blog and stream … Continue reading

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A Perfectly Sincere Point of View

A wonderful quote that deals with what I call “musical honesty”. Continue reading

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Trumpet Player Advice from Luther Didrickson

The following is a post I recently stumbled on from the I wanted to post it here because I agree with it 100%. I took one lesson with Mr. Didrickson in the late 80’s. The lesson lasted two hours … Continue reading

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How Is Jazz Like Chess?

December 5th 2007 by Eddie Lewis This is something I’ve been thinking about a lot. I’m not a very good chess player but I do enjoy playing the game. Now, there are lots of people who compare jazz to chess … Continue reading

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Originality vs. Self Expression

Here’s another article I posted on the old JazzHouston has bee taken down and even though they now have a mirror site to archive the content, I felt it was time to take my articles and post them on this blog. Continue reading

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