Trio Recital Videos Part 1

Chris, James and Karys (c) Sarah Ling
Chris, James and Karys (c) Sarah Ling

Back in February I gave an unusual recital with two friends at my old college, Churchill College.  The performers were Karys Orman (baritone saxophone), a graduate music student at Churchill College, Chris McMurran (piano), an undergraduate medical student at Trinity College, and myself on trumpet, flugelhorn and cajon.  Not a particularly common ensemble, but we put together a varied programme including Bach, Rachmaninov, Arutiunian and jazz compositions and arrangements by myself, Chris and Gerry Mulligan.

We videoed the gig but it wasn’t until the Easter weekend that I got a chance to edit the videos and upload a selection to Youtube.  Here’s a tune written by me (inspired by the writing of Gerry Mulligan) and a classic standard in versions by Chris and Mulligan:

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