Category Archives: Music Business
Articles and insights into the music industry.
44,155 World Wide Streams Hello everyone. Today is the last day of the third quarter of 2019. One of the things I like to do is check my Spotify stats when I reach the end of another quarter. Praise God, … Continue reading
Five Trumpet Piece I’ve only ever written three trumpet quintets so far. It’s an odd instrumentation to compose for; odd in more ways than just the number of players. One thing it does work nicely for is when you have … Continue reading
Trumpets of Jubilee I woke up this morning with a notice that we had sold a copy of this composition. This is a very good sign. The bigger more advanced pieces are far more difficult to sell because the market … Continue reading
Voice of the Prophets There is a group of trumpet players who I have something very important in common with. They are students at the University of Texas at El Paso (U.T.E.P.) where I was a trumpet student in the … Continue reading
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
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