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Recommended Recordings and Videos for Young Brass Players

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My Curated YouTube Playlists

More and more people are listening to music on YouTube.  Click the links below to explore my curated playlists on the Brass Stages YouTube Channel.

Trombone Fun

Seriously Good Trombone

Bass Trombone

Brass Ensemble



Trumpet Fun

Seriously Good Trumpet


Boston Area Brass Players

Go to The Brass Stages YouTube Channel

Compact Disc Recordings

Search them out on CD, or on your favorite streaming service.

Brass Ensemble

  • Experiments in Music, Norman Bolter, Air-Ev
  • Anew at Home, Norman Bolter, Air-Ev
  • Empire Brass On Broadway, Telarc CD-80303
  • or any recording by Empire Brass, Atlantic Brass, Canadian Brass, Philip Jones Brass Ensemble, or Summit Brass


  • Joseph Alessi, New York Legends Series, Cala Records CACD 0508
  • Joseph Alessi, Slide Area, Summit Records DCD 130
  • Trombones Under the Tree (Christmas), Summit Records, DCD146


  • Rolf Smedvig, Ceremonial Music for trumpet and symphonic organ, Telarc CD-80341
  • Trumpets in Stride, New York Trumpet Ensemble, Summit Records, DCD 113


  • Gene Pokorny, Tuba Tracks, Summit Records, DCD 129
  • Recordings on the Summit level are available from Summit Brass 1-800-543-5156

Recordings with Brian Kay, Trombonist

  • Joyful, Tim Zimmerman and the King's Brass, Track Records, CD 555
  • Christmas, Tim Zimmerman and the King's Brass, Track Records, CD 625
  • (King's Brass recordings are available from Intrada music 1-800-INTRADA)
  • Not So Tenderly, Dave Rasmussen Jazz Orchestra, Sea Breeze Jazz, SB-2072

Trombone Sheet Music

My Intermediate Methods