Thomas Stevens (1938-2018)
Thomas Stevens (born 1938, Atascadero, California) was appointed to the Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra in 1965 by then music director, Zubin Mehta, who named him principal trumpet in 1972, a position he held through 1999. He was concurrently involved as an educator in the U.S. and various international venues, including stints as a member of the regular faculties of the University of Southern...
About Changing Meter Studies
The Changing Meter Studies are intended to provide the student with practical exercises dealing with changing meters as they occur in much contemporary music.
The studies are not difficult from a technical point of view; the emphasis here being on the meter changes, which have been employed in such a way as to seem both “natural” and inevitable.
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