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    Music of Zwilich


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    New York Philharmonic, Zubin Mehta; New York Philharmonic Ensembles; Philip Smith, trumpet, performing works of Ellen Taaffe Zwilich: Symbolon, Concert Grosso 1985, Double Quartet, Concerto for Trumpet and Five Players. This Concerto is an energetic and exciting work that needs to be heard and played more!


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    Total Trumpet
    Total trumpet written by Michael Davis features 13 energizing etudes covering all aspects of contemporary trumpet playing. These comprehensive studies run the gamut of styles and approaches: scales, intervals, four part chorale, jazz phrasing, rock horn section, upper and lower registers, lead playing, etc. The accompanying CD, which includes demonstrations by Phil Smith, Randy Brecker and Jim Hynes, enables you to play along with a trumpet quartet, an acoustic rhythm section, a rock horn section, a big band brass section, as well as contemporary synthesizer tracks. An important resource for all trumpet players.