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I am excited to be able to tell you that after nearly 50 years of performing and teaching excellence, Dr. Earle Louder is releasing not one, but three CDs. They are all from live recordings spanning his entire career with the Navy Band and Morehead State University as well as a few pieces from his Doctoral Recitals at the University of Florida. The cost is $19 for one CD, $28.50 for two CDs and $41 for three CDs
Several years ago at the request of the late Bob Brule, founder of Cimarron Music, I arranged 16 Christmas songs into a book called the Good Cheer Collection. My goal was to make the arrangements easy enough to be played by a high school or amateur group, but musically enjoyable for both the players and audience.
I am pleased to announce that 12 of the pieces in the collection have just been recorded by the Triangle Tuba Quartet. Their CD is called Christmas Ornaments and contains a very
I have recently begun to transfer many of my old recordings into digital format so I could play them on my computer or make CD's from them. It was always too hard to do until I found a great solution called INport. It hooks to my stereo's line output and then to my computer's USB port. Software is included that can record and can also split an entire LP side into individual tracks. I am enjoying music I haven't listened to for a long, long time. Here is a URL to lean more or buy the adaptor:
The International Tuba-Euphonium Association, I.T.E.A., was formerly known as the Tubists Universal Brotherhood Association (T.U.B.A. - a more-or-less contrived name, including euphonium by virtue of its being a tenor tuba). This organization sponsors local, regional, national, and international events for tuba and euphonium players. They also comminssion new works for these instruments. Most members find real value in their quarterly ITEA Journal, which has articles, music and recording review,
I just learned of a site that has a stream of brass music. The music mix is changed every week or so. New music added and some removed.
Central Time on Saturdays from 10AM to 6PM is Drum Corps Saturday with nothing but drum corps music
Daily from 2 AM to 10 AM is All British Style Brass Bands (8AM to 6 PM GMT for those in Europe)
and from 10 AM to 5 PM is Brass Band Sunday featuring British Style Brass Bands