horn playing





The future of horn playing
A new post over at HornMatters.com by John Ericson about the future of French horn playing raise some very interesting points about the negative side of “traditional pedagogy”, and raises quite a few good points for teachers (and students) who want to continue to move forward. Tradition Vs. Progress The […]

Tradition vs Progress in Horn Pedagogy and Playing




Most brass players know the importance of a good warm-up. This is probably the single most important session of playing that you do each day since it gives you a chance to focus on the basics of playing. If you’re curious about some of the exercises that I use with […]

Minimum Viable Warm-up – Never Feel Unprepared for Playing!


New John Williams/Steven Spielberg Album
If you’re a fan of John Williams’ movie music (and what brass player isn’t?) then this new release may interest you: John Williams & Steven Spielberg: The Ultimate Collection Box set This is a 4-disc collection (if you’re old school – also available as MP3s) featuring lots of classic Williams/Spielberg collaborations […]

New John Williams/Steven Spielberg Album Out