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• December 1, 2021: Hard copy sales are back online starting today.

• November 24, 2021: Hard copy sales temporarily suspended until December 1, 2021. You can still purchase PDF instant downloads of everything HERE.  Thanks for your patience!

• November 8, 2021: Now available: “The North Star Suite” as performed by Matthias Höfs & Ensemble on their new album “Festive Trumpets for Christmas”. The PDF version is available now. Hard copies will be available in a few days. Click here to check it out!

• July 1, 2021: Sales of hard copies to destinations outside of the USA from our web store have been discontinued. International customers can still purchase PDF downloads HERE.

• May 28, 2021: Hard copy sales temporarily suspended. We are transitioning to a new on-demand machine. You can still purchase PDF instant downloads of everything HERE. Hard copies should be available again within 14 days of this post. Thanks for your patience!

• November 26, 2020: I’ve received many requests to send PDF files of my pieces – especially from countries other than the USA. Now you have the option to purchase PDFs for all of my pieces and avoid the shipping charges all together! CHECK THEM OUT HERE – CLICK ON “INSTANT PDF DOWNLOADS”. Of course, you still can buy the hard copies too!

• July 10, 2020 New Video: “Celestial Dance” as performed by the commissioning group Bach Artists Japan “Takumi”:

• June 6, 2020 New Release: “ÉTUDES Volume 1”. Fifteen short studies for Trumpet dedicated to educators and musicians who’ve had a positive impact on my musical growth. Also available as a BlackBinder app download.

• New videos: “Conquest” and “Conquest REMIX!” The REMIX! version’s backing track is included as a download when you purchase the sheet musicInternational Trumpet Collaborative 2020 starring: Rich Stoelzel (Canada), José Cháfer (Spain), Manu Mellaerts (Belgium), Fabrizio Nasetti (Italy), Sławomir Cichor (Poland) and Matthias Kamps (Germany):

• Check out my newest collaborative video: “Crystal Spheres”, starring Allen Vizzutti, José Sibaja, Vince DiMartino, Matthias Kamps, Rich Stoelzel, Terry Everson, José Chafer and Fabrizio Nasetti:

Please subscribe to my YouTube channel to view full scores and sound demos. CLICK HERE! New score videos will be posted every week. Thanks!

NEW RELEASE! April 1, 2020. “ANCIENT CITY” for Brass Ensemble (4 Bb or C Trumpets, 3 French Horns, 3 Trombones, 1 Bass Trombone and Tuba) (~14 minutes) commissioned by University of Music and Performing Arts, Stuttgart, Germany, Prof. Wolfgang Bauer, Prof. Christian Lampert, Prof. Henning Wiegräb, Prof. Stefan Heimann. CLICK HERE FOR PRODUCT PAGE!

NEW RELEASE! January 17, 2020, “THROUGH SPACE AND TIME” for 4 B-flat Trumpets and 4 Flugelhorns (~5 minutes) commissioned by the students of trumpet master Hiroaki Hayasaka from Kyoto, Japan. CLICK HERE FOR PRODUCT PAGE!

NEW RELEASE! June 10, 2019. “CELESTIAL DANCE” for 5 B-flat Trumpets is a short fanfare (2’40”) commissioned by Bach Artists Japan, Takumi Trumpet Ensemble. CLICK HERE FOR PRODUCT PAGE!

Blackbinder implementation begins! Blackbinder versions of Concerto, Concerto for Two Trumpets and Passion Dance are now included with your hard-copy purchases of those pieces. Blackbinder is the most advanced automatic-scrolling sheet music app on the planet. Download it for free at the Apple App Store today and try it out.

• Congratulations to the Greater Dallas Youth Trumpet Ensemble for winning the inaugural 2019 NTC Pre-College Trumpet Ensemble Division with a great performance of “Cityscapes”. Check it out on YouTube: https://youtu.be/oJCnZB0crpo

• Just wanted to let you all know that I’m currently working on a bunch of new pieces! I just completed a new trumpet quintet for “Takumi” trumpet ensemble from Japan entitled “Celestial Dance”. That piece will be premiered and released in May 2019. I’ve also composed a 14 minute work for Stuttgart City Brass entitled “Ancient City” which will be released in January 2020. And, as usual, FJH Publishing will be releasing a new concert band work as well. Stay tuned for more updates coming…

• The trumpet ensemble from the University of Music Würzburg (Germany) has recorded “Infinite Ascent”. Check it out on YouTube: https://youtu.be/S22ipwqYr8M

Conquest

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REMIX! Backing Track MP3 is now included as a download with purchase!:

“CONQUEST” is filled with heroic and bold statements. The piece is meant to give a snapshot of what Mobile, Alabama might have been like in 1814 and 1815. On September 14, 1814 the British Royal Navy attacked Fort Bowyer on the shores of Mobile Bay, Alabama in an attempt to block trade into New Orleans. The British would lose this battle and move on to New Orleans in January of 1815. Again, the battle was lost and the British, recognizing the strategic significance of Fort Bowyer, would enter again into one of the final battles of the Anglo-American War of 1812. After securing a victory at Mobile Bay on February 12, 1815 the British were notified of the war's end a few days later through the signing of the Treaty of Ghent. This treaty was actually drafted and signed on December 24, 1814 but was not ratified until February 17, 1815 by the US congress and President James Madison. This work was commissioned by the University of South Alabama trumpet studio under the direction of Dr. Peter J. Wood for premier performance at the 2012 International Trumpet Guild Conference in Columbus, Georgia, USA.

ISMN # 979-0-800118-11-1

Difficulty: College to Pro Level

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