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Discussion in 'Trumpet Discussion' started by xjb0906, Dec 25, 2011.
make it a BIG check
or mind you he is his own legend ---- ---- but many a young lad looks up to GM, as he is taller than they are--- --- Did I mention that the Australian contingent is fascinated with GM???? ((REQUIRED LISTENING for the modern Jazz era -----for sure))
CD "Carnival" : Marsalis on a Bach large bell trumpet with the Eastman Wind Ensemble - the modern interpretation of the cornet virtuoso library of a century+ ago (and great Hunsberger arrangements for the accompaniment)
One piece that everyone should have to listen to at least once in their life. (and they will if they come to my funeral, as I'm having it instead of hymns.)
Sanctus, from The Armed Man by Karl Jenkins.
Anything/Everything by Mnozil Brass (if I had to pick just 3 I would pick "Seven", "Magic Moments" and "Irmingard")
Anything by Doc Severinsen (particularly his "Rhapsody for Now" album)
And if you want to give brass a rest, load up with AfroCelt Sound System or Loreena McKennitt.
This is of course in addition to the other splendid suggestions made which I won't repeat, and many more I would make if I took more time to think about it.
(Note that since the Mnozil stuff I mention comes on DVD you will have to pull out the audio and probably trim out the non-playing bits if you don't want to use your imagination/memory to work out what they're doing at various times during the shows.)
Okay, just remembered ACSS and LMcK aren't classical, jazz or blues - but I would give them a go.
More suggestions: Claudio Abbado and the Berliner Philharmoniker doing Janácek's "Sinfonietta" is really good. Orff's "Carmina Burana" done right is another.
Miles... Kind of Blue album. Chet... Let's Get Lost, My Funny Valentine. Pete Condoli... Blues When Your Lover Has Gone. Miles and Chet together ..... Witch Doctor with The Lighthouse All Stars and...Round Midnight. What do Chet, Miles, Gary and myself have in common ? The Martin Committee.
Clifford Brown and Max Roach
Mussorgsky - Pictures at an Exhibition/Night on Bald Mountain
Aaron Copeland - Fanfare for the Common Man
Mahler's 5 and 6
Clark Terry (Gotta love the level of humor in his playing)
Louis Armstrong's Hot Fives and Sevens
Canadian Brass tribute to Louis Armstrong
Trombone Shorty and Orleans Avenue Backatown
I believe you all play(ed) Jazz also --am I correct??????????????
That is correct KT, we all play(ed) jazz, AND all on the "magic flute-trumpet equivalent" the Martin Committee. Just put it to your mouth, place your fingers over the keys, and the instrument plays for you; all that is required is that you put your emotion in on the front end. This is the ultimate in required listening. Just listen to yourself and play! The ultimate requirement.
+1 - we should also NOT dismiss ourselves in required listening --- hey very good point!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!