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New Release: Continental Shift

Marissa’s digital CD (July 2023), Continental Drift, consists of music commissioned and composed by Libby Larsen, Jack Stamp, Steven Bramson, Peter Yarde Martin, Peter Lawrence and Aaron Smith for Solo Trumpet with diverse accompaniments. Listen via YouTube, Amazon, Spotify, Pandora or SoundCloud.

Photos below show 2022-23 recording session at The Hideaway Studios, Minneapolis, MN
Sound engineer: Jason McGlone
Album cover artwork: Denise Baker

Composers and links to purchase sheet music:
Peter Yarde Martin, Kittywampus for Solo B-flat Trumpet and Fixed Media Electronics
Pete Lawrence, Concerto in C for Trumpet, Doubling Flugelhorn and Piano
Aaron Smith, Episode, Episode II and Episode III
Libby Larsen, Three Pieces for Trumpet with Percussion
Steve Bramson, Aurorae
Jack Stamp, Suite for Unaccompanied Trumpet & Suite Pas De Deux for Trumpet and Other Instruments

Just released!
The Los Angeles Trumpet Ensemble’s Homage, featuring eight of the top trumpeters in Los Angeles, is now available. Listen via Spotify or iTunes. Download or buy CD here.
Preview audio clips here:

Superman (ending)

John Williams: With Malice Toward None
Marissa Benedict, Trumpet Casey Rafn, Piano

Mussorgsky: Pictures at an Exhibition Promenade
Marissa Benedict, Principal Trumpet

Copland: The Promise of Living
The Modern Brass Quintet


The Modern Brass Quintet with guest Dave Washburn
Vivaldi: Concerto for Two Trumpets
Gabrieli: Canzon II from Canzoni et Sonate

Maurice Ravel: String Quartet, Assez vif – très rythmé. arr. Aaron Smith for Trumpet Ensemble

“Madam (Vice) President” March – Major Brian Dix

Live recital: University of Iowa Trumpet Festival
George Antheil: Sonata for Trumpet
Marissa Benedict, Trumpet

Live recital: University of Iowa Trumpet Festival
Piazzolla: Oblivion with Amy Schendal, Trumpet and Marissa Benedict, Flugelhorn

Incredibles 2, Scoring Session – Wayne Bergeron, Dave Washburn, Dan Fornero and Marissa Benedict (trumpets)

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