In 1935, Rex Stewart joined Duke Ellington’s orchestra. where he achieved his greatest personal triumphs on radio programs and phonograph records, many made under his own name and with his own selected recording personnels.
Rex Stewart created jazz history when he introduced his now famous style of playing trumpet with a “half-cocked” valve, which produced tones never heard before on the instrument. In this collection of 10 wonderful trumpet solo transcriptions, you get to see exactly how he played them in his signature style.
To the left you will see the full set list and first solo for free, then you can click above for an immediate digital download.
- If I Had You
- Don’t Get Around Much Anymore
- I’m In The Mood For Love
- Good Night Sweetheart
- Stairway To The Stars
- I’m Always Chasing Rainbows
- Do Nothin’ Till You Hear From Me
- Don’t Be That Way
- Just You, Just Me