From The Archives: Bob Reeves Drawing a Bell at the Burbank Benge Trumpet Factory

Here’s a great photo we came across of Bob Reeves drawing bells at the famous Benge trumpet factory in Burbank, California. This photo was taken in the early 1960’s when Bob worked for Benge. If you are looking for more information on Benge trumpets, Joe Lill has a wonderful web site devoted to Benge.

Bob Reeves at the Benge trumpet factory in the early 1960s.
Bob Reeves at the Benge trumpet factory in the early 1960s.

Jazz Trumpet Solo Improvisation Etude #21 by Howie Shear: Lazy Bird

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Howie Shear -- Jazz educator, improviser, and composer
Howie Shear — Jazz educator, improviser, and composer

Twice a month we will be posting a new Jazz Trumpet Improvisation Etude composed by Howie Shear. Each etude will be based on the chord changes of a different jazz standard and will comprise two complete solo choruses.
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The Other Side of the Bell – A Trumpet Podcast; Episode #14: Larry Hall

Episode #14 – Larry Hall

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Welcome to the show notes for Episode #14 of The Other Side of the Bell – A Trumpet Podcast. This episode features Los Angeles based trumpet player Larry Hall.

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