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Music Love / Geoff Alpert Releases Groovy New Jazz Funk Album, Open Your Heart
« Last post by greendarts on April 18, 2017, 05:41:59 PM »
Being a self taught trombone player, Alpert spent many years perfecting his sound. He played tirelessly for years, but then took a break from his playing in the early 80’s to be a devoted father and husband. After the painful passing of his wife in 2002, he went back to his roots and picked up the trombone once again and used the music as a vessel to convey his emotions.

His newest album “Open Your Heart” comes at you with a mix of jazz, pop, R&B, funk and Latin sounds that can speak to anybody who listens. The album highlights Alpert’s exceptional trombone playing, which is something that you don’t hear regularly. The album will be sure to keep you up on your feet and dancing along to the wonderful sounds.

You can listen to the beautiful collection of ten songs on iTunes here: bit(.)ly/GA-iTunes, CD Baby here: bit(.)ly/GA-CDBaby and Amazon here: bit(.)ly/GA-Amazon.

Be sure to keep up with Geoff on his official website www(.)geoffalpert(.)com for any updates.
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Music Videos / I made a trumpet porn...
« Last post by Edlit on January 03, 2016, 03:51:39 AM »
It was a boring evening... so I filmed my beautiful Selmer Paris Concept TT.
Enjoy!

[emb]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=frr6ix0NSsc[/emb]
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Musical Items For Sale / Intresting Christmas Sweater
« Last post by Lucy34 on December 01, 2015, 02:35:51 PM »
Welcome Friends :) Here's an interesting sweater that I thought some of you might enjoy :)

ww.gearbubble.com/trumpet



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General Jazz Trumpet / Big Band course in SW France… ahhh;)
« Last post by Orbiter on November 03, 2015, 08:08:45 AM »
Just flagging up an intensive Big Band week near Bordeaux, SW France with maestro Ryan Quigley on trumpet and Gordon Campbell -trombone, Colin Skinner - sax and Tom Gordon - drums.
Gorgeous location, amazing food and top tuition to learn to play in the Big Band style. Come and join us - limited to 16 places - check it out at MusicalOrbit.com  or La Balie  or Message me for info.
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Jazz Music / Re: Aebersold Books/Playalongs
« Last post by javierfiji on November 02, 2015, 10:30:27 PM »
Vol 21 getting together is pretty good.
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Jazz Music / Backing tracks
« Last post by onlinejazz on April 30, 2015, 05:42:45 AM »
Hi, I was wondering if anybody knows where can I find or have already backing tracks, play along tracks for Smooth Jazz??? I need tracks minus lead guitar or minus sax to play instead.... If anybody knows where can I find it, please send me link or price or....

Thanks
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Jazz Music / Is Jazz coming back?
« Last post by onlinejazz on March 24, 2015, 03:29:23 AM »
There was a time.... when jazz was the best thing around to every single living soul...well sorta but then people started to listen to other stuff more, but I have a feeling jazz is starting to come back from the way everything is going these days, are my feelings correct?
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Cool Jazz Websites / Re: Weekly Jazz Improvisation Tips
« Last post by onlinejazz on March 24, 2015, 03:15:40 AM »


Very very useful tips its made my practicing exciting not bad for a pensioner

cheers
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Just found a Jazz/ Funk bassist that sounds like my favorites Marcus Miller, Larry Graham, and Stanley Clarke. His name is Mitchell Coleman Jr. and man is he kickin it old school with his album Soul Searching! Hands down, my favorite track so far is “Flow”. Veteran Motown producer Michael B. Sutton helped produce the song and it definitely gives it that classic funk sound that I just love. Check it out on iTunes here: bit.ly/iTunes-Flow-MCJ and you’ll totally see what I mean.

This guy is definitely going places; I mean his album “Soul Searching” has made it on to the Top Albums list on CD Baby this week! Mitchell has a Facebook at: bit.ly/MitchellColemanJr, Twitter  at: twitter.com/MitchOnTheBass and website MitchellColemanJr.com if anybody wants to look up more info about him
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I didn't understand a crap as i don't understand Spanish, but I loved the feel of the track "My Cuban Friend" I mean "Mi Amigo Cubano”. It is on my playlist now.  :) 8)
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