Dave has a guest post on solo trumpet recordings at Destination : out.
Here’s a sample…
Solo Tubes : A guest post by Dave Douglas
June 30th, 2009 · 4 Comments · Dave Douglas, guest posts
We at D:O are incredibly honored to be able to present the following guest post from composer, trumpeter, blogger, label magnate, and all-around brass advocate Dave Douglas. If you like what you read and hear here, be sure to check out Dave’s own wonderful recent work. Enjoy.
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It’s an unusual breed, the solo trumpet recording. Surprisingly, the music is not really for specialists (not that there are many specialists anyway). More to the point, so much of the music goes beyond specifically instrumental interests. Though it is extremely demanding physically, the challenge is really compositional
Tracks by Lester Bowie, Toshinori Kondo, Kenneth Gaburo, Arve Hendriksen, Bill Dixon, Nate Wooley, Greg Kelley, Rob Mazurek, Baikida Carroll are discussed.