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February 27, 2017

Playing trombone and teaching has been a major part of my life, for most of my life. It's consuming, it's constant, the daily rigmarole of practice is never ending. Or is it?

I remember reading an extract from my good friend and mentor Denis Wick's book, 'Trombone Techn...

February 8, 2017

Just a brief heads-up to all my trombone playing friends; check out the details below for prestigious BTS solo, quartet and trombone choir competitions. Go for it! What have you got to lose?

December 14, 2016

Dear all,

Just a brief line to wish you all the very best for the upcoming festive period. I hope the New Year contains lots of music making and you all have a happy, safe and prosperous 2017.

Merry Christmas!

Nick Hudson

October 12, 2016

I recently received an e-mail from a trombonist friend of mine in Japan, who enquired if there were any videos of my performances with Mount Charles Band at the recent Minack Theatre concerts. A recent Facebook post from Barry Fryett, a supporter of the band, confirmed...

October 6, 2016

This morning I received a lovely email from a brass player who currently suffers from discrepancies in his tone and was looking for suggestions to try and eliminate these issues. If you suffer from tonal issues, as we all do from time to time, take a quick read of my r...

October 5, 2016

We’re all frequently told about the importance of long tones within our daily practice routine and I’m sure most of us include them at some point. However, after recently questioning a number of my students about the benefits, and how we are to approach these exercises...

October 5, 2016

This is an interview I conducted a few years ago when principal trombonist Ron Barron retired from the Boston Symphony Orchestra. I received an email from a friend in Canada only a few weeks ago who has asked for it to be republished on my blog as it had been lost in t...

October 5, 2016

Over the past couple of months I've had a number of students ask for my thoughts on the JP 3320 Rath trombone. I completed a detailed review a few months ago and hope it will help with some of your questions:

"Over recent years John Packer Musical Instruments have...

October 5, 2016

Last weekend Maestro Richard Evans invited me to be featured soloist with the Mount Charles Brass Band from St Austell, Cornwall. The band take part in an annual series of concerts that take place in the spectacular Minack Theatre, right at the foot of the Lands End Pe...

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