There are two chances to see trumpeter Rex Richardson this week with two very different all-star groups. Wednesday night he is fronting the free Dominion Jazz Café gig at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts with Hard Bop Emporium. Friday, he returns to Brun in the Fan (203 N. Lombardy) with the quartet that provided one of the best nights of music last year... Continue Reading
100 days of practice
100 Days of Trumpet Practice is a solid practice ritual. A true recipe book covering all aspects of trumpet playing. Rex Richardson establishes the structure of a disciplined routine. A concept that reveals the meticulous and efficient daily work of one of the great trumpet virtuosos. Ear training and mouthpiece buzzing, sound production, flexibility, articulation, fingers, range, improvisation, reading and transposition, repertoire, scales and arpeggios.
2 exciting interviews: Anthony Plog and the Brass Junkies!
Andrew Hitz and Rex Richardson delve into the art of practice.
Anthony Plog presents conversations with performers, composers, and entrepreneurs.