Solo Trombone – Recorded on September 16th and 17th, 2009
Cambridge, MA

Missing You

Before I Step Outside

Avoiding One’s Company


Randy Pingrey: trombone


It’s been a long time since I’ve posted any solo work – the last time was in mid-June.  I feel very different than that trombonist who recorded those tracks three months ago.  I no longer have the time to be constantly obsessing about technique and virtuosity.  I mourn the loss of that time, but the very lack of time that has made it seemingly impossible to work on trombone mechanics has also taught me something about the power of ideas over the allure of chops.  Anyways, I think “Missing You” – which is dedicated to my sweetie, Kathy Olson – and “Decay” are two of the best solo pieces I’ve ever tried.  I hope you enjoy the music.

Also – I’m very very excited about this:

October 1st
Randy Pingrey Trio – 8:00 PM @ St. John’s Episcopal Church

     Revere St. & Roanoke Ave., Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts 02130
     T Stop: Green Street on the Orange Line

Randy Pingrey – trombone
James Wylie – saxophone and clarinet
Jerry Sabatini – trumpet

Please come and check it out!  It’s going to be a really fun night – it’s an amazingly beautiful space, and all the music will be brand new!  There’s never been a finer way to spend a fall evening!


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