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Alessi Seminar

Annual event alternating in the U.S. and Italy hosted by Joseph Alessi






Alessi Publications
Exclusive access to orchestral parts for each excerpt, complete with written commentary and tips for you to incorporate into your audition preparation process. Play along with an orchestra as part of your audition preparation. Your orchestra is called the Orchestra “Machine”.


Alessi Publications
Fine arrangments and compositions for brass, featuring the spectacular arrangements of Robert Elkjer, Virginia Allen, and Nicola Ferro



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Slide Partners

WORLD TROMBONE QUARTET ALBUM RELEASED!

New Album "Just for fun" now available!
http://www.slidearea.com/recordings.html

Posted: Sunday July 3, 2016

Interview with Mike Davis

Very fortunate to be invited my wonderful colleague in NYC to do this interview. Have a listen.
http://www.hip-bonemusic.com/b2p_alessi.html

Posted: Saturday January 5, 2013

Remembering Maria Leone 1928 - 2012

Maria Leone Alessi, mother of Joseph Alessi and former soprano at the Met Opera passes.
http://www.josephalessi.com/marialeone

Posted: Wednesday October 24, 2012

Wagner Concerto for Trombone (JWR)

"How fortunate to have trombonist Joseph Alessi do the honours and be accompanied by his colleagues in..."
-James Wegg Review
http://www.jamesweggreview.org/Articles.aspx?ID=1487

Posted: Thursday February 2, 2012

Melinda Wagner Concerto for Trombone (American Record Guide)

The Trombone Concerto (2006) shows she can write a blockbuster. Ofcourse, it helps that the orchestra is the New York Philharmonic and that the soloist...
http://www.slidearea.com/wagnerconcerto.html

Posted: Thursday February 2, 2012

Slide Partners - Arthur Pryor and Joseph Alessi

"Slide Partners" is truly a celebration of 100 years of American trombone virtuosity.
http://www.dillonmusic.com/p-14232-slide-partners-arthur-pryor-amp-joseph-alessi.aspx

Posted: Monday July 18, 2011

2009 Juilliard Trombone Choir

Have a listen.
http://files.me.com/josephalessi/ds7ktn

Posted: Monday November 15, 2010

Naxos Podcast

Raymond Bisha interviews Joseph Alessi about the recent Naxos release of "Return to Sorrento"
http://www.naxos.com/podcasts/Joseph_Alessis_Return_to_Sorrento.mp3

Posted: Sunday April 15, 2007

Alessi Interview with Bob Elkjer

Bob Elkjer, my arranger and good friend called me one day to talk about my history. Visit this link to go to Bob's page to hear the interview.
http://home.pacbell.net/melkjer/SheetMusicMainPage8.html

Posted: Thursday May 25, 2006

Playing Tips

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When practicing a difficult technical passage, be sure to fragment. Play the first four notes ten consecutive times without errors. Then practice the next four notes the same way. Fuse these two groups together and continue working in this manner. Use a metronome.

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