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Reharmonizing and Arranging a Song for a Student: “Swing Low, Sweet Chariot”

Vander has been studying trumpet with me for a few years now, and due to his family’s busy schedule, had accumulated a lot makeup time.  To try and help him recover some of that lost time, I came up with the idea … Continue reading

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Dizzy Gillespie’s “Con Alma”…a New Reharmonization

When you say the name, “Dizzy Gillespie,” many people think of the iconic trumpet player with the puffy cheeks, his crazy looking trumpet with the upswept bell, and the comedic personality…playing flurries of notes at lightning speed, all while soaring … Continue reading

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Reharmonization and Arrangement: I Remember You

Only the first page is shown with the jpeg file below.  For the entire four page PDF of this reharmonization, click here: I Remember You  Keep reading below for commentary on the tune and arrangement. I’ve always liked the tune, “I … Continue reading

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