Some of EC’s favorite musician friends:

Trent Austin
Marco Blaauw
Jacqueline Bobak
Matt Brown
Gabriele Cassone
Håkan Hardenberger
Jouko Harjanne
Amy Horvey
Amy Knoles
Michelle Makarski
Jason Price
Vicki Ray
David Rosenboom
Giuliano Sommerhalder
Markus Stockhausen
Thomas Stevens
Lorenzo Trujillo
Tristram Williams

Some of EC’s favorite ensembles/bands:

Alarm Will Sound
California Ear Unit
Concerto Palatino
Ensemble Modern
Fulcrum Point
Industrial Jazz Group
Klangforum Wien
London Sinfonietta
Los Angeles Philharmonic
Mnozil Brass
Pink Baby Monster

Impressive schools:

McGill University
Dartmouth College
Bard College Conservatory

Some of EC’s favorite places for trumpet wisdom:

Trumpet Master
Trumpet Herald
Thomas Stevens
Jay Friedman
Craig Morris
The Music Page
ITG Journal

Interesting summer programs:

Chosen Vale
Integral Trumpet Retreat
Lucerne Festival Academy
Aspen Music Festival

Knowledgeable publishers, a rarity these days:

Balquhidder Music
Editions BIM
Hickman Music Editions

A large number of free, public domain, scores and sets of parts in PDF format:

Werner Icking Music Archive

Heartbreakers (the Cubs killed EC’s father and now they’re coming after him):

Chicago Cubs
An excellent Cubs blog:

Bleed Cubbie Blue

Written August 22, 2009

Last updated October 22, 2010