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Charles Reskin (*1946)
Charles Reskin was born in New York City in 1946. Though he started out as a percussionist, he soon became attracted to the trumpet. During his high school years he played both instruments with local professional orchestras and took private classes in ear training and conducting at the University of Miami.He honed his playing and wrote his first compositions at the summer classes of the Brevard...
About Advanced Trumpet Outings Book 1
Variety is the spice of a musician’s life
A freelance musician must deal with and adapt him/herself to a great variety of musical styles. One might have a brass quintet concert in the morning, a big band rehearsal in the afternoon and a symphony concert in the evening. Variety is the spice of a musician’s life and sharpens his/her curiosity.
Thus, musical diversity is one of the foundations of this work. These original studies range from salsa to jazz, from the romantic style of Richard Strauss to the film music of John Williams.
Though many of these studies address specific technical aspects of trumpet playing, they are mainly intended to provide musically enjoyable «outings» for the advanced trumpeter. They may also be used as recital pieces.
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