No Concession Blues in Senior Recital

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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.

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

Life Builders: Sam Trimble

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Sam Trimble – Trumpet Mentor I want to spread these Life Builders around between three or four different categories. The first category is family, which I started with when I wrote the installment about my wonderful wife, Pearl. This second … Continued