Put It Where It Belongs

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Musical Wisdom Just after I quit the jazz lab band while I was a student at UTEP (the University of Texas at El Paso), they hired Dizzy Gillespie to be the guest soloist for the band. Although I was no … Continued

Jazz Trumpet Exercise: Dizzy Gillespie Pattern

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Dizzy Gillespie Scale Pattern Here is a scale pattern I adapted and expanded from a famous Dizzy Gillespie lick. I remember reading somewhere that Dizzy wasn’t the first player to use this lick in his solos, but it did become … Continued

Student CD Mixing and Mastering

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Final Stages of Student CD We are in the final stages of mixing and mastering the CD for our students. I have a gig today, midday, and then I’ll be heading to the parent show for Alex’s marching band. The … Continued