Trumpet and Cornet: Influences on Jazz

Douglas Jackson will examine the performance practices of trumpet and cornet jazz stylists in this presentation. Historical perspectives will be emphasized, along with demonstrations of the instruments by the presenter. The program format will include a power point presentation on selected performers based upon their contributions to transitional periods in jazz, including biographical profiles, literature, pedagogy and recordings. The historical period covered will be from 1900 to the present. Significant artists may include Louis Armstrong, Bix Biederbeck, Clifford Brown, Miles Davis, Harry James, Arturo Sandoval, and Wynton Marsalis, among others. The presentation will conclude with a brief trumpet/cornet performance by Jackson which illustrates various styles.


Lectern, Microphone, Carousel slide projector and screen, DVD or VCR and monitor