Author Archives: Eddie Lewis

About Eddie Lewis

Eddie Lewis is primarily known as a Christian free-lance trumpet player in Houston, TX. Eddie makes a living playing trumpet, teaching trumpet and jazz improvisation, writing trumpet music and authoring trumpet books. His second book, Daily Routines for Trumpet, is used regularly by thousands of trumpet players around the world. If you would like to purchase some of his CD's, feel free to visit our online music store at

Invitation to Church

I’ve never done this before, I guess because I’ve always sorta seen my “physical” world as being something separate from my “internet life”…in a practical, functional sense that is. The people who read this blog are mostly not Houstonians. You … Continue reading

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El Paso Trip Reflections

I am back now from spending five days in El Paso, performing and speaking about music. It was a nice trip and I wanted to spend some time reflecting here on what happened while I was there. Jawn Glass and … Continue reading

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Life Builder: Martin Huerta

Time for another Life Builder post, and since I’m in El Paso, it should be one of the many people from that time in my life…Martin Huerta. This Life Builder series is something I’ve been doing for several years now, … 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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Harlem Renaissance 101 – Cesar Chavez High School

One of the nice things about my career is the variety of different types of gigs I do. Being a self employed, freelance trumpet player means that I need to be ready for anything. Harlem Renaissance 101 Last Wednesday I … Continue reading

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Life Builder: Pastor Don Nordin

The next Life Builder I want to write about is Don Nordin, our current pastor at C.T. Church (C.T. stands for Christian Temple). After Pearl and I left Quail Valley Church in Missouri City, our plan was to look into … 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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