Category Archives: Video

Along the Silent Path – Trumpet Hymn

Here is the second “live” recording of one of my unadorned hymns. These recordings will be on the new hymn CD when it’s ready.

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Happy Thanksgiving! Thanksgiving Interlude

Happy Thanksgiving Everyone! Here is an original trumpet composition I wrote two years ago. The idea was to put into musical form what I hear as sounding like Thanksgiving to me. This trumpet ensemble piece is part of an informal … Continue reading

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Closing Jams for the Temptations

I had the pleasure of performing again with the Temptations over the weekend. We did a show here in Houston on Saturday night, and then we drove to Oklahoma to perform with them again on Sunday. This video clip is … Continue reading

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Brent Carter Videos – So Smooth and What Is Hip

So Smooth – by Brent Carter Johnny Gragg recently released a couple of videos that I played a role in creating. For this first video, So Smooth, not only did I play the trumpet, but I wrote the horn parts. … Continue reading

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Unadorned Trumpet Hymn: Come, Ye Sinners, Poor and Needy

Here is my first attempt to do a live video of one of my “unadorned trumpet hymn” recordings. This really is how it looks when I’m doing the recordings for those albums. I do not use headphones for the first … Continue reading

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Family Tree: Free Improvisation #18

Free Improvisation on Trumpet Number 18 Family Tree Here is my 18th free improv video. I’ve been doing these free improvisations for about 18 months now. This one is different from the rest, which is the point, right? It is … Continue reading

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No Concession Blues in Senior Recital

Cesar Hinojos, one of the trumpet students at U.T.E.P. (where I was a student in the 80’s) ended his senior recital with one of my original trumpet quartet pieces, No Concession Blues. Continue reading

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