TRUMPET ANGST

A daily rant about music-making from the back of the orchestra

themaninthegreenshirt:

Dizzy Gillespie, Bob Cranshaw, James Moody, Louis Bellson, Coleman Hawkins Don Dyas, T. Bone Walker, Clark Terry and others at Amsterdam airport as part of the Jazz at the Philharmonic tour. November 18th, 1966.

themaninthegreenshirt:

Dizzy Gillespie, Bob Cranshaw, James Moody, Louis Bellson, Coleman Hawkins Don Dyas, T. Bone Walker, Clark Terry and others at Amsterdam airport as part of the Jazz at the Philharmonic tour. November 18th, 1966.

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The life of a musician summed up

howshouldwebassoon:

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everydaylouie:

pianist and his metronome cat

everydaylouie:

pianist and his metronome cat

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Beethoven:

ARE YOU READY TO HEAR SOME SYMPHONIES?!

Audience:

*cheers*

Beethoven:

I CAN'T HEAR YOU!!

“I hate musicals. They’re always too cheerful and happy and unrealistic.”

—   person who has never actually seen a musical (via godlesssondheimite)

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WHEN SOMEONE MESSES UP A SOLO

gottabeaviolist:

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When a low brass player sees they have the melody

musicmajorprobs:

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breathingwithoutmakingsense01:

The music museum in Belgium #orchestra #tour #holland #belgium #musicnerd

I WAS LITERALLY HERE 2 WEEKS AGO!

breathingwithoutmakingsense01:

The music museum in Belgium #orchestra #tour #holland #belgium #musicnerd

I WAS LITERALLY HERE 2 WEEKS AGO!

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seeing your friend in a practice room

soyouwanttoplaytheviolin:

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When you’re the only one in your section that nails a fast passage

proworkgress:

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dennisbrain:

decrescendo for what

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lovedabigho:

My friend is a trumpet player….thats all I need to say about this….

poetry.

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