Reading Material

Discussion in 'Trumpet Discussion' started by RHSbigbluemarchingband, Apr 3, 2010.

  1. Mark Green

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    Mar 3, 2010
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    This book doesn't touch on trumpet in a technical sense but boy is it inspirational: Terry Teachout's biography Pops: A Life of Louis Armstrong. I am sure this book has been mentioned on TM many times (I'm pretty new). It's the coolest biography I've read in years. Armstrong was an incredible human being and a creative genius. Wynton Marsalis isn't kidding when he insists on the importance of knowing Armstrong's music.
     

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