101 Original Duets for Trumpet
Trumpet players have been playing duets for fun for over a hundred years now. It is a way for us to have fun with our best friends while still using the time to make progress on our trumpets.
What makes Celebrations perfect for this kind of playing is that the duets progress in difficulty at a steady rate. The first duets are easy enough for beginners and the last duets are difficult enough to challenge most pros. Between the two extremes are 101 duet compositions to explore and perfect.
Here’s a video with Eddie Lewis talking about his duet book.
Duet Sheet Music Samples:
About Eddie Lewis
Trumpeter – Teacher – Composer
Eddie Lewis is most well known as a trumpet player in the greater Houston area. He has been playing the trumpet since 1974 and has made his living in music for his entire adult life. As a teacher, Eddie has taught hundreds of trumpet students since 1980. He is also widely recognized as a composer and arranger for trumpet ensembles, jazz groups, and brass quintets.
You can learn more about Eddie Lewis on his website at:
Practicing Trumpet Duets
Not sure if you should be practicing trumpet duets? Check out the following links for more information about the benefits of practicing duets:
- Benefits of Playing Duets
- The Importance of Playing Duets
- A VANNETELBOSCH COMPANION (academic paper)
You may also enjoy Amsden’s Celebrated Duets (now in public domain).