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 […]

The Double Sharps

After a gig this week I was asked how and where I learned jazz improvisation. It certainly wasn’t in school big band or even when I was studying at a conservatoire. The environment that gave me the valuable years of practising jazz improvisation was busking as part of a jazz duo on the streets of […]

Flugelhorn duet

Here is a recording that was made in 2013 by Richard Lambert. I am playing a duet from the Selected Duets book on my flugelhorn. I’m sharing because I like it! Enjoy.

Gymnotrompeta No 1

Anybody who is familiar with my taste in classical music knows that one of my favourite composers is Erik Satie. Today I made an improvised recording over the chords to his famous Gymnopédie No 1 using Abelton Live 9. I hope you enjoy Gymnotrompeta! Please share the link as you much as you wish.

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 […]

Say What Preview

Here is a preview / first draft / demo of another recording that I’m working on. At the moment the title is “Say What?” Enjoy and please feel free to comment!