Author Archives: John Clark

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We have another WINNER!

Joe Stoebenau has correctly identified the players in contest #2.  Congrats Joe!  Stay tuned everyone; Contest #3 will be coming up shortly!

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Solo Contest #2

OK we are now officially announcing our second solo contest!  The 4 solos can be heard here: https://www.hmmusic.com/drupal/sites/default/files/solocontest2.mp3 Here are the rules: 1. The contest will end on Sunday, April 30. 2. The prize goes to the first contestant to correctly … Continue reading

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Video from Austria

https://youtu.be/AG58Ksec2pA…..here’s a short clip of Clem Wechselberger, soloing at the Eremitage in Schwaz.  Franz Hackl is on Trumpet and Craig Harris is leading the band.  Enjoy!

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Another Jazz Horn Blog!

..and a completely awesome one!  I had completely forgotten…..senior moment??  that Abe Mamet had contacted both me and Vincent a couple of years ago.  He did some amazing work during his research project on jazz horn and Julius Watkins specifically. … Continue reading

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Part Two: Review of Video

JW Solo with Quincy Jones 1960 Part 2 by Tom Varner.  Thanks, TV!! Julius Watkins (1921-1977) with Quincy Jones Big Band: Thoughts, Part II Alright, friends, I am back. Setting the stage for this wonderful band: In 1960, Quincy took … Continue reading

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Intro: review of video

Julius Watkins with Quincy Jones Big Band Dear friends—John Clark has asked me to write a short piece about a fantastic solo by jazz horn pioneer Julius Watkins, as a member of the Quincy Jones Big Band, from a Switzerland … Continue reading

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Thanks again to Ken Pope,

and be sure to stop in there https://poperepair.com/ for all your holiday shopping needs!

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