By Bjorn Swanson • January 10, 2022 in Literature Finding chamber music suitable for developing trombonists can pose a difficult challenge. Fortunately, two recent publications from Musikverlag Uetz Music, a quartet by Ernst-Thilo Kalke and a trio arranged by Eric Kania, have made this search a little easier.
By Ben Bruflat • December 28, 2021 in Recordings Mike Hall brings trombone repertoire back into the 18th century, inspiring his audience to join him in this album of old-meets-new. While other artists may be looking forward, Hall proves that there is still much to be learned by looking back.
By Peter Tijerina • December 15, 2021 in Recordings This album is for the listener who wants to experience a series of accessible and full-hearted jazz music, jam-packed with modern bebop, blues, and gospel playing from top-tier musicians.
By Peter Fielding • December 05, 2021 in Literature Ying-Chen Kao's Ancient Memory is an unaccompanied trombone solo incorporating Northeast Asian vocal and instrumental folk influences to expand contemporary trombone soundscape and techniques.
By Peter Fielding • October 12, 2021 in Literature Benny Sluchin's Alto Trombone Tutor is an impressively curated collection of etudes, duets, and solo materials that will serve both developing and seasoned alto trombonists and tenor trombonists alike.
By Ben Bruflat • October 01, 2021 in Literature In a world of excess, it is difficult to stand out in the crowd, but John Sipher manages to do so with this collection of solos for trombone and loop pedal.
By Michael Dease • September 23, 2021 in Literature It is worth the price of the book to read Mulcahy's persuasive insights to evergreen performance topics such as legato playing, interpretation, and ornamentation.
By Craig Brenan • September 15, 2021 in Recordings Neumeister is a solely unique trombonist. His solos are filled with his own 'language;' expressive, fun, playful, even perhaps a bit dangerous. The trombone in Neumeister's hands is a vehicle to make his intentions heard. Neumeister is a risk-taker, he is a seemingly fearless individual.
By Donn Schaefer • September 06, 2021 in Literature "Why another orchestral excerpt book?" The answer is that Douglas Yeo has provided an outstanding resource for the trombone community. Serious students and teachers will enjoy using this book as they "leave no stone unturned in their preparation."
By Peter Fielding • August 20, 2021 in Literature This is an excellent edition, demonstrating a labor of dedication, sharing both Randall Hawes' professional orchestral and teaching career while expanding access to Boris Grigoriev's etudes for a broader range of bass and tenor trombonists alike.
By Ben Bruflat • August 11, 2021 in Literature Finding a variety of chamber ensemble repertoire can be difficult for brass players who aren't in a quintet. Thanks to Musikverlag Uetz Music, there are now several new options available depending on your group's makeup and ability
By Mike Lomas • August 07, 2021 in Recordings I recommend this extraordinary performance to all trombonists as well as to anyone who loves music. Steiner and Hochwartner are an outstanding duo. We hope to be hearing a great deal more from them in the future.
By Ben Bruflat • July 12, 2021 in Recordings If you're a trombone player, a jazz musician, or just somebody looking for a good time, track down this product by the The Big Bad Bones as soon as possible. You won't be disappointed!
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