Interviews with great trumpet players from all over the world: classical soloists, jazz performers, legendary educators…
Arturo Sandoval: «When you have a good sound, you can play just two notes and the entire world appreciates it; with a bad sound, you can play two million notes and nobody will pay attention»

You can not imagine how much we wanted to publish this interview. Our guest today needs no introduction. All of us have grown up listening to his music, which has served as an inspiration for generations of trumpet players. Even those who are not musicians have ever heard his name: Arturo Sandoval. It is an honor for us that he shares his knowledge with Trumpetland and an exercise for Premium members!

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Mary Bowden: «If you can sing a piece with the correct pitches, it will be so much easier on the trumpet»

The trumpeter that we have the pleasure of interviewing today is a young woman of 35 years, who knows how to form her own career as a concert artist, even after the demanding work with several groups that she has also founded (Seraph Brass and Chrysalis Chamber Players), and teaching as an artist in residence at the University of North Carolina School of the Arts (USA). Even more, she is a professor in Trumpetland! Don’t miss out of the PDF exercises that she shares with our Premium members, for free.

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Edward H. Tarr: «Musicianship is just as important as technique»

Out interviewee today is without doubt one of the people that has most investigated and has published more than anyone in respects to the trumpet and its history. A large part of the bibliography that we have regarding our instrument, we owe to him. He was the professor of the Schola Cantorum Basiliensis for 30 years, and possessor of an innumerable amount of awards and distinctions. It is a grand honor to have him with us in Trumpetland, so don’t miss this interview! Especially the PDF of exercises that he shares with our Premium members!

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David Baldwin: «I can give my students a boat-load of ideas and materials, but their drive to get better is their own»

He is known worldwide for his mythical recording of Charlier’s 36 Études transcendantes. He was a student of the legendary Duro, Vacchiano, Crisara, Nagel, Cichowicz, Adelstein and Gorham, and has been teaching at the University of Minnesota for more than 40 years. Today in Trumpetland, we have the honor of publishing an interview we had with him and would like to share it with all of you. A must read!

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Huw Dann: «If you never practice getting tired, you'll never get tired»

He studied in his country, Australia, but also at Chosen Vale (USA), where he garnered knowledge from the likes of Hardenberger, Stevens, Gould, Stockhausen, Burns, Carroll and Cassone. On his return home, he began to collaborate with important orchestras until joining the Auckland Philharmonia of New Zealand where, at the age of 33, he is now the principal trumpet while also teaching at the University of Auckland. This is an opportunity to learn from what he has to teaching.

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