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Concerto in D Major: Trumpet Evolutionwhich is literally a journey through the great trumpeters from jazz’s and orchestral music’s past, is easily the finest sandovap of Sandoval ‘s long career and one of the greatest records jazz has produced in the preceding two decades. Up Jumped Spring Freddie Hubbard.

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Maynard Ferguson Shorty Rogers. Chosen as co-producer because sanoval his expertise performing and recording the trumpet, Gary Grant not only selected the engineers for the sessions, but also had considerable influence on all aspects of the album, including equipment decisions.

It isn’t just playing tunes by these men — whose tracks are sequenced in order of birthdate of the source of inspiration — it’s the mastery of their techniques; and given that there are 19 subjects here, that’s a hell of a lot of mastery. Introspection Late Night Partying. And while the album is self-produced as well, Quincy Jones acted as an executive producer and no doubt wrote some charts.


This is a record so fine, so full of passion, grace, and elegance it simply needs to be heard to be believed.

Tribute, not originality, is his goal. I Can’t Trumet Started. Among the various tracks on the album, Arturo recorded the Shorty Rogers tune Maynard Ferguson, where he was playing as high as G above double C. One is that the superb recording quality discloses ensemble detail muddied by primitive technology in some of the early originals, notably the Oliver and the Beiderbecke.

Arturo Sandoval has evolved into one of the world’s most acknowledged guardians of jazz trumpet and flugelhorn, as well as a renowned classical artist. Complex Exuberant Joyous Passionate Sophisticated. Indeed what appears in the ear of the listener seems to be the creation of the impossible. Romantic Evening Sex All Themes. Previous Article reviews Xmarsx: The Man With a Horn. Sandoval duplicates the solos in arrangements meticulously transcribed mainly by Ed Calle.

Jones, Hey, and Grant—all accomplished trumpeters—noted this particular trumpet was very difficult to play, which makes Arturo’s brilliant playing on Manteca even more admirable. Roger Maycock Arturo Sandoval has evolved into one of the world’s most acknowledged guardians of jazz trumpet and flugelhorn, as well arutro a renowned classical artist. La Virgen de la Macarena. Why did Sandoval go to so much work to reproduce perfection?

Arturo Sandoval: Trumpet Evolution

One can only imagine the study, concentration, woodshedding and experimentation with instruments and mouthpieces that went into imitating so wide a range of styles.


In this painstaking project, Arturo Sandoval reconstructs three classical and 16 jazz trumpet performances by masters of the instrument, from Louis Armstrong to Wynton Marsalis.

Trumpet Evolution, released in May on the Crescent Moon label, is considered by many to be the finest moment of Sandoval’s long career and one of the greatest jazz records produced in years. Aruro used a variety of microphones on the kit, including a Royer SF stereo ribbon microphone for overheads.

Stream or buy on: Few trumpeters could handle it.

Arturo Sandoval’s Trumpet Evolution Heads to Latin Grammys

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His contribution is noteworthy as well for its depth and warmth overall. At the Jazz Band Ball. Drinking Hanging Out In Love.

Trumpet Evolution

Top 50 Albums of JazzTimes Streams Videos All Posts. Throughout the entire project, we recorded Arturo with evoltion Royer R, which we positioned anywhere from one to three feet from the bell of the horn. Self-produced by Sandoval, the album features 19 tracks encompassing a mix of small ensemble, big band, and orchestral performances.