Category: Interview

  • My tribute to Edward Tarr

    My tribute to Edward Tarr

    Today would be the 85th birthday for one of the truly great trumpeters of our era, Edward H. Tarr. He died in March of last year, so his loss is still a fresh wound to us all. He was a great trumpet player, a leader among our ranks, and a monumental mind. If you play…

  • Interviewing cornetto great, Bruce Dickey

    Interviewing cornetto great, Bruce Dickey

    Last Friday, I had the big honor to interview Bruce Dickey, famed American cornettist living in Italy. The interview was recorded for the Historic Brass Society. We talked about his career and his ideas on playing the cornetto (especially how it relates to vocal style). The original “Zoom” meeting was attended by approximately 40 interested…