Recently I’ve been reading a little about the old French trumpet player and pedagogue Merri Franquin. In 1912 he invented a four-valved trumpet in C. The fourth valve worked differently from the standard three in that it raised the pitch of the trumpet by a tone – like a backwards first valve. The purpose of […]
If you haven’t had the time yet then please take a moment to check my media page. There are examples of a few of the styles of trumpet playing that I enjoy. I have just added my latest project titled “Beggin’ for Swing” – an electro swing cover of the famous song performed by Frankie […]
Here’s a short recording that I made this morning. It is an improvisation to express a mood. Enjoy!