What is more rewarding to play classical or jazz?

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  1. BustedChops

    BustedChops Mezzo Forte User

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    Wynton Marsalis seems to have a favorable bias to Jazz but he can play classical. I think either styles are equally rewarding. Both styles are difficult to to find competent musicians to work with.

    I personally prefer jazz. But I enjoy classical. The problem I have with classical is listening to piston valved trumpets. I think the baroque trumpets have more lively articulations. Classic brass with period correct instruments is so really rewarding.
     
  2. Dean_0

    Dean_0 Piano User

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    OK rather late but I'll dive in ?

    Jazz or classical ? both ,but for different reasons :

    Jazz ;not a big fan and cant play much ,although i do have a version of When the saints go Marching in ,in my head that i play during practice just for fun :D

    Classical; Yes ! as a student of band ,marching,concert , i like the (structured) part of classical .

    Religious\hymns\Praise etc. Very similar to classical ,in fact in some places both are mixed ,but played for a different reason ,very satisfying if played correctly and with feeling.

    Modern ; 60'70's etc.; You bet ! With over 100 players and a guy who had a drum set in our band ,we would literally lift the roof of the gym when we played 25 or 6 to 4, by Chicago during a B ball game :thumbsup: glad we had a director who got popular music for us to play .After the 80's I'm pretty ignorant of what's available for trumpet in popular tunes ,i did however find a book of Eagles hit's transposed for trumpet ,cant hardly wait til I'm good enough to play those :woop:.

    All this to say one thing,,,,,,,,,,,, Don't limit yourself to any particular type of music !! It's all good ,and when you are accomplished enough to play it, it's even better :roll:

    Enjoy! and keep :play::play:

    Dean_0
     
  3. Rapier

    Rapier Forte User

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    Where did you find the Eagles book? My favourite band, would love to get a copy.
     
  4. gmonady

    gmonady Utimate User

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    At the Hotel California?:dontknow:
     
  5. Dean_0

    Dean_0 Piano User

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    From Warner Bros. pub 1997
    Editions available for Flute,Clarinet,Tenor sax,and trombone.
    ISBN # 1-57623-741-9
    Title ; Best of the eagles for trumpet
    24 songs

    hope that helps :)

    Dean_0
     
  6. bobd0

    bobd0 Piano User

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    And it always ends with "...good thing I didn't bring my good instrument!"
     
  7. kehaulani

    kehaulani Fortissimo User

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    Hawaian homey
    But once you get the book, you'll be stuck playing in a netherworld between classical and jazz. You can check out any time you like, but you can never leave.

    Good thing she didn't bring a tuba. (rim shot!)
     
  8. Rapier

    Rapier Forte User

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    What, Brass Bands then?
     
  9. bobd0

    bobd0 Piano User

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    You can say that again! The chances could double I'd be flat! (slide whistle!)
     
  10. tobylou8

    tobylou8 Utimate User

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    you guys are so #!! :huh::lol:
     

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