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A Carmichael Memoir
by John Thyhsen


John Thyhsen has released a CD called "A Carmichael Memoir - the music of Hoagy Carmichael". John play trumpet and flugelhorn with strings, piano, bass and drums. On the CD is 10 melodies by Hoagy Carmichael (1899-1981)  and an additional tune called "Hoagy's Blues," composed by Roger Neumann.

Track listing:

1. Stardust
2. Georgia
3.Two Sleepy People
5. Get Along Without You Very Well
6. Little Old Lady
7. Come Easy, Go Easy Love
8. One Morning In May
9. Hoagy's Blues
10.The Nearness of You
11. Baltimore Oriole
Jim Levendis, Roger Neumann and Peter Nocella
Cover art:
"Hot Spots" - Painting by Linda Q. Corman

Order info:

Price: $15 including shipping

Order from:

John Thyhsen
1477 Radyville Rd., Glen Mills,
Pennsylvania, 19342

About John:
John Thyhsen is a graduate of the Eastman School of Music. He is currently principal trumpet with the Philly Pops, Philadelphia Opera Company, and has served as a substitute with the Philadelphia Orchestra. He has recorded with the Philadelphia Orchestra, Rochester Philharmonic, Eastman Wind Ensemble, Philly Pops and the Chestnut Brass Quintet.

He is professor emeritus of Trumpet at Rowan University where he founded, and has directed the Jazz Studies Program for twenty-six years.

John has over twenty commissioned trumpet pieces (jazz and classical) written for him. He has written 3 trumpet books.

o.j. 2003