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Thursday, August 2, 2012

Setting up filters in Gmail for individual TPIN messages

Here's the procedure for setting up "folders" in gmail for use with individual TPIN emails.
  1. Click on the button with the gear icon in the upper right hand corner and select "Settings".
  2. From the list of tabs under the heading "Settings", select "Filters".
  3. Click on the link at the bottom that says "Create a new filter".
  4. In the "Filter" popup window, under "Subject", type "[TPIN]". Click on the link in the lower right hand corner of the popup window that says "Create filter with this search".
  5. In the "When a message arrives that matches this search" popup, select "Skip the Inbox (Archive it), "Apply the label:", and "Never send it to Spam".
  6. Click "Choose label..." and select "New Label" from the list. In the "New Label" popup, type "TPIN". Click "Create".
  7. You should now be back at the "When a message arrives that matches this search" popup. Click "Create filter".
Now, incoming mail which contains the string "[TPIN]" (which should be all mail coming from the listserv) will bypass your inbox and show up as unread mail with the label "TPIN". Click on the TPIN link on the sidebar to the left to view those emails.

(This procedure will also work for putting the digests into a gmail "folder"; in step (3), instead of "[TPIN]", type in "TPIN Digest".)

Note that after you log in and switch from digest to individual mails, you will probably still get one more digest, so don't panic.

Sunday, April 15, 2012

Anders Bergcrantz - "Dedication"

Anders Bergcrantz's trumpet solo over the chord changes to his composition, "Dedication", from the Anders Bergcrantz recording About Time.



Dedication

Swedish trumpet player Anders Bergcrantz is internationally heralded, but still deserving wider acclaim in the United States. His website is http://www.andersbergcrantz.com/.

Tuesday, April 3, 2012

Don Fagerquist - "Sing For Your Supper"

Don Fagerquist's trumpet solo over the the form of "Sing For Your Supper", from the album Dave Pell Octet Plays Rodgers and Hart.

Don Fagerquist - "I've Got Five Dollars"

Don Fagerquist's trumpet solo over form of "I've Got Five Dollars", from the album Dave Pell Octet Plays Rodgers and Hart.

Don Fagerquist - "The Lady Is A Tramp"

Don Fagerquist's trumpet solo over the form of "The Lady Is A Tramp", from the album Dave Pell Octet Plays Rodgers and Hart.

Don Fagerquist - "Mountain Greenery"

Don Fagerquist's trumpet solo over the form of "Mountain Greenery", from the album Dave Pell Octet Plays Rodgers and Hart.

Don Fagerquist - "From This Moment On"

Don Fagerquist's trumpet solo over the chord changes to "From This Moment On", from the Les Brown recording Live At The Hollywood Palladium.

Don Fagerquist - "Flying Home"

Don Fagerquist's trumpet solo over the chord changes to "Flying Home", from the Les Brown recording Live At The Hollywood Palladium.

Don Fagerquist - "Brown's Little Jug"

Don Fagerquist's trumpet solo over the chord changes to "Brown's Little Jug", from the Les Brown recording Live At The Hollywood Palladium.

Monday, April 2, 2012

Don Fagerquist - "This Year's Kisses"

Don Fagerquist's trumpet solo over the chord changes to "This Year's Kisses", from the recording Dave Pell Octet Plays Irving Berlin.

Don Fagerquist - "Say It With Music"

Don Fagerquist's trumpet solo over the chord changes to "Say It With Music", from the recording Dave Pell Octet Plays Irving Berlin.

Don Fagerquist - "Let's Have Another Cup Of Coffee"

Don Fagerquist's trumpet solo over the chord changes to "Let's Have Another Cup Of Coffee", from the recording Dave Pell Octet Plays Irving Berlin.

Don Fagerquist - "I'm Putting All My Eggs In One Basket"

Don Fagerquist's trumpet solo over the chord changes to "I'm Putting All My Eggs In One Basket", from the recording Dave Pell Octet Plays Irving Berlin.

Don Fagerquist - "I Used To Be Color Blind"

Don Fagerquist's trumpet solo over the chord changes to "I Used To Be Color Blind", from the recording Dave Pell Octet Plays Irving Berlin.

Don Fagerquist - "Love And The Weather"

Don Fagerquist's trumpet solo over the chord changes to "Love And The Weather", from the recording Dave Pell Octet Plays Irving Berlin.

Don Fagerquist - "I'm Glad There Is You"

Don Fagerquist's trumpet solo over the chord changes to "I'm Glad There Is You", from the Helen Carr compilation The Complete Bethlehem Collection.

Monday, March 19, 2012

Louis Armstrong - "Cornet Chop Suey"

Louis Armstrong's lead line on "Cornet Chop Suey", from the original 1926 recording by Louis Armstrongs and his Hot Five (notated in concert pitch).

Here's the original recording:

There's some dispute on the key of this original recording, to the point that some notable jazz musicians have recorded the piece in concert Eb, and others in concert F. For an exhaustive discussion, and compelling argument for F concert, check out the following page:

cornet chop suey - what is the correct key?

Here's a contemporary recording by jazz master Wynton Marsalis (in F concert - embedding unfortunately disabled):

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qK1UC-vCUZY

Wednesday, February 29, 2012

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Thursday, February 23, 2012

Ray Nance - "Take The 'A' Train"

Ray Nance's trumpet solo over the chord changes to "Take The 'A' Train", from the Duke Ellington recording Ellington/Armstrong Jazz Festival (from the 1956 Newport Jazz Festival). This is a "classic" solo that jazz trumpet players should know by heart.


Miles Davis - "All Of You"

Miles Davis's trumpet solo over the chord changes to "All Of You", from the Miles Davis recording "Round About Midnight".

Miles Davis - "Autumn Leaves"

Miles' Davis's trumpet solo over the chord changes to "Autumn Leaves", from the Cannonball Adderley recording Somethin' Else, transcribed by Ron Foster.

Tuesday, February 21, 2012

Kenny Dorham - "Let's Cool One"

Kenny Dorham's trumpet solo over the chord changes to "Let's Cool One", from the Thelonius Monk recording Genius of Modern Music: Volume 2.