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Christmas Picture and Song for 2012

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2012-21-12 Christmas Picture


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April 3, 2013 at 8:10 pm

Worship Song Book Concert in El Cerrito, CA

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Worship Song Book Concert

Recently we played all 12 songs from my Worship Song Book and CD. I don’t know why I had so much trouble playing my trumpet. Perhaps I was nervous because I never perform. I always accompany congregational singing.

My son, Mark sang with us. Brian Reynolds played bass, Randy Mayer and Mark Krey played guitars, George Fosselius, who last minute  stepped in for my son Joshua, played drums, I played the trumpet, and we all sang. Brian insisted we be called the Peter Krey Band and I thank him for putting this 50 minute video on Youtube. Randy plays a song of his own composing at the end.

Worship Song Book and CD’s are available. Should you like one just leave a comment.

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March 14, 2012 at 2:08 am

Sixteen of My Songs on Myspace

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All Sixteen of my songs on Myspace:
  1. We Three Kings Rap

    1:01 | 176 plays
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    The Law of Love

    2:44 | 46 plays
  4. 5

    God will Provide2.wav

    1:01 | 45 plays
  5. 6

    Christmas Song

    1:34 | 21 plays
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    CA Route 128

    2:24 | 21 plays
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  9. 12

    John the Baptist3.wav

    0:57 | 3 plays
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  12. 16

    Little Donkey Song.wav

    0:54 | 0 plays

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March 14, 2012 at 12:49 am

Trumpet Concert

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I just booked up with soundcloud in order to activate my music once more here in wordpress. I’m planning to put in a trumpet concert that I usually play all alone in my living room. – Here is a sample, I hope it will be one of many songs.

Note that you might have to click on several before you get into my stash of songs lately. Then all the songs will be there.

“Die Gedanken Sind Frei”: “We Have freedom of Thought,” i.e., where there is no freedom of speech, a German folk song.

My father loved to sing this medley. The word “Zug” in German means a train and it means a military deployment. So this military deployment is no express train. My father fought fought in World War I.

A song about feeling homesick for the land where the North Sea waves wash ashore. My father would sing this one in Plattdeutsch.

I love songs with a driving beat.

Some Dixieland:

A real romantic song from the musical, Oklahoma. I wish I could make my trumpet sound like a celo.

A mellow song I remember from old New York from the fifties. Can you name it?

I used this song to polish up my playing and to develop new techniques for the rest of my songs:

An old Vaughn Munroe Song: country and Western

This lovely song comes from a play “Peg O’ My Heart” by J. Hartley Manners. Written and performed in 1912, it was so popular that at one time eight theater companies toured America at the same time performing it. By 1918 it was performed 10,233 times around the world.

Spanish music

Here’s the song that Edith Paiv and Satchmo Louey Armstrong made famous.

Light classical melodies:

Some Opera: Puccini

A wonderful Spanish Hymn by Cesareo Gabarain

A happy German hymn by Paul Gerhard for Spring time

we would sing this around our table before my father would say grace.

Another morning song sung before saying grace. I play it in my own style, however.

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February 19, 2011 at 8:46 pm

Posted in Playing my trumpet