MASTER CLASS – TRUMPET, contains three student performances of classical trumpet literature by Tartini, Aruturian and Hindemith. Wynton works with each student on interpretation and performance objectives. There is also an extended question and answer section that covers many areas of Trumpet playing in both the classical and Jazz styles.
THE MAGIC HOUR is a limited edition commemorative sheet music book containing transcriptions in Lead Sheet/Sketch Score style of every song on Wynton’s Blue Note album of the same name. It also contains great photos and bios of every member of the group. A must for All Wynton Marsalis fans!
(NOTE: There is no CD with this book.)
In this unique DVD, Wynton traces the history of the Trumpet from the early examples of a Conch Shell and Ram’s Horn, to today’s modern orchestral and jazz instruments. He explains how the construction of the Trumpet has changed over time, and demonstrates those changes by playing and talking about different historical instruments and their respective historical eras. In addition to this entertaining and interesting historical review, Wynton includes two bonus sections specifically for the trumpet player and musician. "Essential Tips for Getting Your Sound", and "From The Beginning", give the player unique insight from this excellent educator, Pulitzer Prize Winner, and superb musician to bring into your own sound every day ! These are programs that everyone interested in the Trumpet or how to play it should have in their collection!
Transcribed Trumpet Solos with Piano Accompaniment Book
This incredible book of well known "Standards" contains complete note for note transcriptions and piano reduction of the combo arrangements from some of Wynton's Grammy winning Performances. These New editions, which have been meticulously edited by Wynton himself, are provided in both score form and also with a separate pull of section for the soloist. (Note: There is no CD with these books)
MASTER CLASS – JAZZ, contains Wynton working with a college jazz quintet. Includes in-depth discussions and demonstrations of all all aspects of the rhythm section as well as the front line horns. Also covers concepts of improvisation as well as playing in a group. Techniques of listening and interacting as a group are demonstrated and discussed. Cram packed with useful information for players and teachers who work with small groups and big bands. All serious jazz students and teachers should study this outstanding and informative DVD!
This incredible book of timeless ballads contains complete note for note transcriptions and piano reduction of the combo arrangements from some of Wynton's Grammy winning Performances. These New editions, which have been meticulously edited by Wynton himself, are provided in both score form and also with a separate pull of section for the soloist. (Note: There is no CD with these books)
Joshua Hauser, Trombone with Tennessee Tech Symphony Band
An impressive CD featuring significant solo compositions with band accompaniment. Experted performed by Joshua Hauser and the Tennessee Tech University Symphony Band under the direction of Joseph Hermann.
John Stevens, Tuba
An impressive CD which shows off the lyrical, sonorous qualities of the tuba. Also features Katie Stevens on Euphonium and Martha Fischer on piano. John Stevens is well known as a member of the low brass groups Symphonia, The New York Tuba Quintet and the Aspen Festival Orchestra and he has recorded with both Chuck Mangione and the American Brass Quintet. A first rate CD in all respects!
The Canadian Brass
The top brass quintet in the world recruits their own kids to help create a unique Christmas pageant. Together they weave a tapestry of visual elements through 15 segments, each built around a particular Christmas carol. What results is a spontaneous "free for all" where the kids run the show and where the Canadian Brass playfully indulge in their own experiment. Wonderful music, wonderful video!
Jiggs Whigham & Wolfgan Kohler
Jiggs Whigham is an internationally acclaimed trombonist, bandleader and educator. On this CD Whigham is joined by his friend and colleague, pianist Wolfgang Kohler as the two swing through a wonderful group of jazz standards. An incredible CD which is especially useful as model for aspiring jazz trombonists. Besides that, it's just great listening! Very Cool!