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And now, A Mello Catechism, third edition

Of all my publications, I think the one that has mystified the most people has been the mellophone book. I even thought about dropping...

Now available: The Low Horn Boot Camp, second edition

Continuing the series of updated editions, today the focus is on the updated and expanded second edition of The Low Horn Boot Camp. The...

Playing the Wagner Tuba, second edition, on Amazon

A very steady seller in the Horn Notes Edition line of publications for many years now has been Playing the Wagner Tuba, a Handbook...

Available on Amazon: Playing Natural Horn Today, second edition

The third of six new editions of books by John Ericson is now out, the second edition of Playing Natural Horn Today. Updated for...

New editions of Introducing the Horn and Playing Descant and Triple Horns

In December I looked back at a year of sales and decided it was time for some updated editions and a change in marketing...

My Top 5 Articles from 2017

Starting the year I thought it might be interesting to see exactly which of my Horn Matters articles from 2017 ranked the highest in...

Horn Matters People of the Year: Horn People

The Horn Matters People of the Year award goes to Horn People, a group that has hugely impacted the horn world in recent years. If you...

Blog: Looking back at a year of publication sales

Periodically it is a good idea to look back, take stock. Especially of your more enterprising things, is there a return on the investment?...

On teaching styles of horn teachers, and creativity

Not too long ago a colleague made an offhand comment about another teacher, saying they were a “method” teacher. That observation, and looking at...

Creativity, Gallay, and the natural horn

When I was working on the review of the new Jeff Agrell book on creativity I was struck by the idea that a lot...