Trombone Interviews

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Achilles Liarmakopoulos: “We All Have Our Own Music We Listen To, but When We Share New Things With Each Other, We All Benefit”

Trombonist of the Canadian Brass Achilles Liarmakopoulos talks about his early musical inspirations, how he got involved with Canadian Brass, and the release of his latest album “Volar” with Venezuelan group Cuatrombon.

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Steve Davis: “Just Try to Play the Language… Don’t Necessarily Be Stuck on Trombone Stuff”

Steve Davis is one of the most prominent trombonists on the New York jazz scene, where he leads his own bands in addition to having worked with the Art Blakey’s Jazz Messengers, Jackie McLean, Chick Corea, Larry Willis, Dizzy Gillespie Alumni All-Stars, Jimmy Heath, Ron Carter, Freddie Hubbard, Horace Silver, Cedar Walton, Harold Mabern, René McLean, Roy Hargrove, Christian McBride, Nat Reeves, Willie Jones III, One For All Featuring Eric Alexander, and many others.

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Jeremy Wilson: “Hug the Cactus. You Know It Will Be Difficult, but You Also Know It Will Be Good for You”

Jeremy Wilson, Associate Professor of Trombone at the Vanderbilt School of Music, discusses early influences and education, his career as a trombonist in the Vienna Philharmonic and Vienna State Opera, his teaching philosophy, tips for preparing a successful audition, new recording projects, and his Body Mind Spirit Workshops.

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David Rejano: “Listen to Good Music, Not Only to Trombone Music”

David Rejano (principal trombone of the Los Angeles Philharmonic) is a musician who has stood out since he was very young, being a member of Daniel Barenboim’s West-Eastern Divan Orchestra, graduating with a special prize at the Paris Conservatory with Gilles Millière, and being principal trombone of prominent European orchestras since he was 19 years old.

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