A brief but challenging movement for three trumpets. The music is often contrapuntal, and in jazz styles.
This piece, composed in the 1970s, was dedicated to the trumpet player Jaume Espignole. This two-movement piece is more reflective than one might expect from three trumpets. With program notes.
Mendez was one of the greatest trumpeters of the 20th century. This piece was composed as a vehicle for Mendez and his twin sons, also trumpeters. With a biographical note.
This short work appears to require the trumpet players to walk to various stations, and requires assistants to remove mutes near the end of the piece. Printed from manuscript. Duration ca. 3 minutes.
The first trumpet gets most of the melody in this one-movement piece. The music is in an ABA form, with two 1/8 sections sandwiching a short 4/4 section. Reprint edition.
In one movement. Commissioned by Ron Ramsay and Peter Vandervort to celebrate the marriage of Daniel Salyards and Tanner O'Clair in Duluth, MN, August 2015. Duration ca. 3 minutes.
In one movement. With program notes. Commissioned by Ron Ramsay and Peter Vandervort to celebrate the marriage of Daniel Salyards and Tanner O'Clair in Duluth, MN, August 2015. Duration ca. 3 minutes.
A short, regal piece in which each part has its own dignified character. Also available in versions for many other instruments. With program, performance and biographical notes. Duration ca. 3 minutes.
A brief, introspective piece of moderate difficulty. Available in versions for many other instruments. With performance tips and a biographical note. Duration ca. 2 minutes.
An often humorous piece which acts as an etude in playing syncopated rhythms in an ensemble setting. Also available in versions for other instruments, which may be mixed and matched to form various ensembles. With program, performance and biographical notes. Duration ca. 2 minutes.
In one movement. Dedicated to Cheri Cole. A bright fanfare for brass, full and energetic. Of moderate difficulty.
From Payton's 1998 album, 'Payton's Place.' Transcribed and edited from the original recording with Nicholas, Roy Hargrove and Wynton Marsalis as the trio. A light, not-tough, fun piece to play. The transcription of the improvised acapella section is also included in the publication.
While the three short movements of this piece are playable on clarinet, they seem more idiomatic for trumpet. None of the movements is of particular difficulty. Reprint edition.