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Brazil Jazz Trumpet Festival
- Published: Saturday, 17 November 2018 15:54
Brazil's Jazz Trumpet Festival (JTF) is a trumpet festival focused on jazz and commercial music. Founded in 2013, the JTF is organized in São Paulo, Brazil by the São Paulo Trumpet Guild (ITG Affiliate Chapter) that has as organizers Otávio Nestares, Bruno Garcia Fermiano, Felippe Freire, and Marcos Braga.
Tanya Darby to Berklee
- Published: Thursday, 08 November 2018 07:06
BOSTON, MA (November 5, 2018)—Educator, bandleader, musician, and clinician Tanya Darby will join the brass department at Berklee College of Music as its chair next semester. Darby currently works as an assistant professor of lead trumpet at University of North Texas, and has previously held adjunct faculty positions at Temple University and The New School University of New York City.
Dennis Ferry's l’Histoire du Soldat in Switzerland
- Published: Wednesday, 07 November 2018 06:44
Dennis Ferry, former Principal Trumpet of the Orchestre de la Suisse Romande in Geneva (1977-2008), recently played cornet à pistons in the 100th anniversary of the premiere of Stravinsky's l’Histoire du Soldat. The performance took place in Geneva, Switzerland on September 28, 2018, exactly 100 years after the premiere, which was given at the Theatre Municipal in Lausanne.
In Memoriam: Roy Hargrove (1969-2018)
- Published: Saturday, 03 November 2018 11:08
ITG has learned of the passing of American jazz trumpeter Roy Hargrove.