Canadian Brass

Discussion in 'Trumpet Discussion' started by Adam Smith, Apr 24, 2007.

  1. Adam Smith

    Adam Smith Pianissimo User

    Jun 23, 2006
    I just got back from MSU where the canadian brass were playing. I must say it was absolutley amazing. Joe burgstaller and ryan anthony are such great players ( and so is the rest of the band). They played so much piccolo trumpet. I dont know how they go from picc to trumpet and it doesnt seem to effect them at all. They can also change there sound on the Bb so easily. One minuite they are playing so bueatiful it melts your heart and the next they are belting out some mariachi piccalo! It was truly inspiring. The band are also great entertainers. This was the first time I have ever seen the Canadian Brass. A memorable performance I will not soon forget. Did anyone else happen to see the performance??
  2. nate_trp

    nate_trp New Friend

    Apr 6, 2007
    washington DC
    I have seen canadian brass many time, they truely have something very special :-) If you like them, check out other groups: German brass, mnozil brass etc. love the last ones, they combine humor with amazing playing. german brss sounds terrific, greatest 10-piece ensemble right now. Of cours you need to hear phillip jones as well...
  3. Dale Proctor

    Dale Proctor Utimate User

    Jul 20, 2006
    Heart of Dixie
    My daughter took flute lessons from Chuck Daellenbach's sister back in the 90's, and we got to go backstage and hang out with the band after a local concert. It was a great concert and was fun to meet the band.:cool:
  4. Numb Chops

    Numb Chops New Friend

    Apr 13, 2007
    My old Music Theory Professor, Bill Carmody, a tuba player, got to play with them (not in performance but just as a warm up). He had a C tuba and forgot so he accidently played the whole song with Bb fingerings.

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