Posted by Tim L. - - (geezer) on January 29, 2001 at 17:41:07:
In Reply to: hearing/seeing a great player posted by Mark F. on January 29, 2001 at 01:33:59:
Harvey Phillips Records !!
Pardon me for geezin' ...
One of the very first records I owned was The New York
Brass Quintet on Golden Crest Records. The
SONATINE by Bozza was a real education !! I had never
before heard a tuba perform with such agility and
beautiful sound. I bought the music and tried to play
along with the record over and over again. By the time
I was a sophomore at North Texas, I was performing this
piece with several different quintets.
Later, as a student at Yale University's Summer School of
Music and Art, our quintet coach, John Swallow, decided we would
perform the Etler QUINTET. Listening to Harvey and the other
members of the N.Y. Brass Quintet on the C.R.I. recording
(while following the score) made it possible to learn this