Trumpet in G Project

Image above: A dismantled Soprano Bugle. A couple of months ago I decided to dismantle and re-assemble an old Soprano Bugle that had bought on eBay in 2007. At first things were going well. I removed some dents, rebuilt the tuning slide, patched over a hole using a small copper ring and added an Amado […]

Download Trumpet Fantasy

A short while ago I posted a recording of the piece¬†Trumpet Fantasy by Matt Dury. Take a quick look here if you haven’t seen it (opens in a new tab so you can listen whilst you read this!) Recently I was honoured that Matt decided to dedicate the work to me. ¬†Whist that is great, […]

Trumpet Fantasy

Last year a friend and colleague of mine wrote this piece of music and we made a recording. Seeing as I haven’t posted it on here yet I think it’s about time that I do. The piece is called Trumpet Fantasy by Matthew Dury. Update: the sheet music for this piece is now available for […]

A busy week

One of the things I’m most fortunate with in my work is that it is so rarely monotonous. Not only does teaching people of all ages present me with a wide range of challenges most weeks but, on top of that, being a multi-genre instrumentalist serves to keep me on my toes as well! In […]