Category Archives: Video

When Pros Take Trumpet Lessons

When Pros Take Lessons Here’s a video about my attitude about taking advantage of pros to do my own personal advertising. When pros come to me for private lessons, I do NOT use it as an opportunity to brag, show … Continue reading

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Trumpeter’s Thoughtless Journey

Thoughtless Journey This is free improv number 63 in my trumpet free improv video series. This one stands out as being a little more unique than some of the others. I won’t try to describe it. You can listen to … Continue reading

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Dear Lord and Father of Mankind

This Week’s Unadorned Trumpet Hymn Here’s another beautiful hymn from the 19th century. This one is a bit unique compared to a lot of the other hymns. It has some very interesting chromatic harmonies. You don’t hear the full extent … Continue reading

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Behind the Wheel Discussions

I am posting two videos in this blog post because I didn’t have time to do two separate posts this time around. Not Quantity, Not Quality, but How You Spend Your Time A lot of people say that it’s not … Continue reading

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Free Improvisation #62

Sovran Nature These more up-tempo improvisations are a little more difficult than the pretty, mellow improv. There is a greater sense of abandon that has to happen in my mind to play faster tempi. I literally must think less to … Continue reading

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We Gather Together

New Trumpet Hymn We Gather Together is one of those recognizable hymns that I don’t think ever because one of the top twenty. It’s still very pretty and uplifting. It is still sung in churches today. But you don’t hear … Continue reading

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Entertainment Compromises the Message

Let’s Be Serious There’s nothing wrong with being serious. I’ve been teaching trumpet lessons since 1980. I have taught all ages. In fact, the age range of my students today spans from seven years old to mid eighties. I have … Continue reading

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