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The History of the Trumpet - Wynton Marsalis

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.

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The History of the Trumpet - Wynton Marsalis

Album Info

Ensemble Wynton Marsalis
Release Date April 16th, 2008
Record Label PlayinTime Productions Inc.
Catalogue Number WME006
Formats DVD
Genre Educational Recordings

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DVD PlayinTime Productions

Track Listing

Track Length Preview
DVD chapters
History of the trumpet 39:58
From the beginning 11:29
Essential Tips for Getting Your Sound 22:30

Liner Notes

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

Credits

Hosted by: Wynton Marsalis
Executive Producer and Concept: Sandy Feldstein
Written by: Robert E. Foster and Wynton Marsalis
Produced, Directed, & DVD Authoring: David Olive
Production Graphics: Ed Favara
DVD Cover Design: Jorge Paredes/JP Creative Group

Wynton Marsalis Quartet:
Wynton Marsalis (trumpet), Eric Reed (piano), Reuben R. Rogers (Bass), Ali Jackson (drums)

Mr. Marsalis Management:
The Management Ark, Inc.
Edward C. Arrendell II, President

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