Number 70 in Eddie Lewis’ free improvisation video series. A New Season celebrates new beginnings in our lives.
Finding Gratitude – Free Improv 67 I enjoy making these free improvisation videos. But that’s not the only reason I do them. I had stopped for a while and I noticed an effect on my improvisation on the gigs. It … Continued
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 … Continued
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 … Continued
Bebopical Consequences This video is number 45 in my free improvisation series. It has a little more of a jazz flavor than some of the other improvisations I’ve done lately. Not sure why that has been happening. But that’s the … Continued
Israel Houghton Concert This week was an extremely busy week. I taught my full student load and also worked three rehearsals, four performances and a funeral into the schedule. Three of those performances were Israel Houghton concerts at Lakewood Church. … Continued
A Powerful Trumpet Feature Class One Solo for Texas UIL Although the Arutunian is one of the newest works in my repertoire, it quickly became one of my favorites. I know of no other trumpet solo that has so much … Continued