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Interview with Mike Davis
Very fortunate to be invited my wonderful colleague in NYC to do this interview. Have a listen.
Remembering Maria Leone 1928 - 2012
Maria Leone Alessi, mother of Joseph Alessi and former soprano at the Met Opera passes.
Wagner Concerto for Trombone (JWR)
"How fortunate to have trombonist Joseph Alessi do the honours and be accompanied by his colleagues in..."
Melinda Wagner Concerto for Trombone (American Record Guide)
The Trombone Concerto (2006) shows she can write a blockbuster. Ofcourse, it helps that the orchestra is the New York Philharmonic and that the soloist...
Slide Partners - Arthur Pryor and Joseph Alessi
"Slide Partners" is truly a celebration of 100 years of American trombone virtuosity.
2009 Juilliard Trombone Choir
Have a listen.
Raymond Bisha interviews Joseph Alessi about the recent Naxos release of "Return to Sorrento"
Alessi Interview with Bob Elkjer
Bob Elkjer, my arranger and good friend called me one day to talk about my history. Visit this link to go to Bob's page to hear the interview.
When practicing double or triple tonguing, try the following method. a. Practice all single tongue very fast. b. Practice very very slow using the following syllables Tah Tah KA for triple and Tah KA for double, with a huge accent on KA. c. Then practice all KA's all accented. d. Practice slowly as with method 2, and very gradually speed up, continuing to accent. Gradually remove the accent and increase speed.View All Playing Tips Here