23. June 2020 · Comments Off on What FUN! · Categories: Bassoon, Can't Stop the Music!, CovidTimes · Tags: ,

Bravo to this bassoonist and his teacher.

He write:
“I am delighted to share my maddest arrangement yet! With a few weeks of practice, recording and editing, and a very complicated click track… here is my arrangement of Holst’s Jupiter from the Planets for bassoon ensemble.
I am very grateful to my wonderful contrabassoon professor, Martin Field, from the Royal Opera House for recording the contra part for me – thank you Martin!
Recorded and Edited by Ashby Mayes.”

07. April 2020 · Comments Off on Tuesday Morning Music · Categories: Can't Stop the Music!, CovidTimes · Tags: , , ,

Enjoy this bassoon duo:

Fei Xie, Principal Bassoon
J. Christopher Marshall, bassoon

Mozart’s Sonata for Two Bassoons, K. 292

At Home Performances
Orchestra Hall may be temporarily closed, but our musicians are still practicing and performing and want to continue to share their music with you. Enjoy this ongoing series of small concerts created for all of us, directly from our musicians’ homes.

View the series: www.minnesotaorchestra.org/athome

28. February 2011 · Comments Off on Piazzolla Bassoons · Categories: Bassoon, For Your Listening Enjoyment, Videos · Tags: ,

Astor Piazzolla-Tango Suite
arr. Fraser Jackson
Harlequin Quartet

18. July 2008 · 2 comments · Categories: Quotes · Tags:

I’ve played a lot of musical instruments. I’ve played the guitar and I played the bassoon in high school, but this was the first time I’ve played the drums.

-Rainn Wilson

As my son Jameson just said, though, we’re really seeing Dwight (Rainn Wilson’s character on The Office) as a bassoonist. 😉