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Small But Perfectly Formed! CarolBrass Mini Trumpet Review & Gig Test

CarolBrass kindly sent me their Mini Pocket Trumpet to review. Herein, you’ll find my first impressions as I unbox it, and even some #TrumpetCam footage of me playing it live on an outdoor big band gig with Eyal Vilner’s band! CarolBrass Mini Pocket Trumpet: CPT-1000-YSS-Bb, check it out at: https://pico.run/CarolBrassMiniTrumpet​Use this code for 5% off!Code:…

“Para Los Rumberos” – Arturo O’Farrill & the Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra

This is “Para Los Rumberos” by Tito Puente, virtually performed by Arturo O’Farrill & the Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra. Soloists are Ivan Renta (tenor sax.), Rafi Malkiel (trombone), Keisel Jimenez (congas), Vince Cherico (drums), Carly Maldonado (timbales) and Bryan Davis (trumpet). This performance is excerpted from the August 23, 2020 edition of Virtual Birdland. You…

“Mambo Birdland” – Arturo O’Farrill and the Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra

This is “Mambo Birdland” by Tito Puente, virtually performed by Arturo O’Farrill & the Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra. The soloists are Adison Evans (alto sax.), Earl McIntyre (bass trombone) and Bryan Davis (trumpet). This performance is excerpted from the July 26, 2020 edition of Virtual Birdland. You can watch the full show at: https://youtu.be/dgT4O1xKr8c Virtual…

“Alma Vacia” – Arturo O’Farrill and the Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra

This is “Alma Vacia” composed and arranged by Miguel Blanco, virtually performed by Arturo O’Farrill & the Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra. The soloists are Jasper Dutz (clarinet), Earl McIntyre (bass trombone) and Bryan Davis (trumpet). This performance is excerpted from the November 8, 2020 edition of Virtual Birdland. You can watch the full show at:…

“Carambola” – Arturo O’Farrill and the Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra

This is “Carambola” composed and arranged by Maestro Chico O’Farrill, virtually performed by Arturo O’Farrill & the Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra. Soloists are Ivan Renta (tenor saxophone), Earl McIntyre (trombone), Arturo O’Farrill (piano) and Bryan Davis (trumpet). This performance is excerpted from the December 20, 2020 edition of Virtual Birdland. You can watch the full…

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