Posted By farnell newton / April, 14, 2014 / 0 comments

NEW HORN…..YES!  I am now a B.A.C Trumpet Artist and am currently playing on their BAC Artist Series NY Model Trumpet. Mike Corrigan is a great horn builder and is known worldwide for his great trombones played by some of the greatest trombonist around the world. (Trombone Shorty, Kameron T. Whalum, Saunders Sermons, Big Sam, Elliott…

Oregon Art Beat

Posted By farnell newton / April, 10, 2014 / 4 comments

Want to give Robe Imbriano and Oregon Art Beat a big THANK YOU for all the love and support. Check out the first 10 minutes or so to learn more about what I do and the things that I am doing in Portland, OR and Worldwide!!!!!

Farnell Newton on Grown Folks Grooves

Posted By farnell newton / March, 27, 2014 / 0 comments

Had a blast being interview by Konrad Meachum of Grown Folks Groove all the way from the UK. Listen to the interview and make sure to go out and buy a copy of my new record 10 Minute Trumpet Jams at iTunes, Google Play and more. Grown Folks Groove does what it says on the label….

10 Minute Trumpet Jams

Posted By farnell newton / March, 14, 2014 / 0 comments

Looking forward to sharing my personal project 10 Minute Trumpet Jams with the world. Also featuring 2 remixes from Tony Ozier of BeatsGalore and Frank Walton Jr. of Champion Code. Later this year be on the look out for the 10 Minute Trumpet Jams “The Remixes” by producers and musicians who has produced for Lyrics…

Bootsy Collins in Amsterdam (Paradiso)

Posted By farnell newton / February, 26, 2014 / 0 comments

Had a great time in Amsterdam with Bootsy Collins. We ate some great food, dranked some great coffee and walked all over the city. NO! I did not go to the red light district so don’t even ask. Here is a clip from this show of one of Bootsy’s hits “I’d Rather Be With You”

George Colligan’s Jazz Truth – Jam of the Week

Posted By farnell newton / February, 6, 2014 / 0 comments

My good friend and piano great George Colligan recently posted about a jazz group I started called Jam of the Week. It started as a challenge to my Brass Playing friends on Instagram. Next thing you know it jumped to Facebook. I started a group after being tagged on about 20 videos from musician friends from…

Jam of the Week: Weeks #1 & #2

Posted By farnell newton / February, 3, 2014 / 0 comments

It started on one social media platform Instagram and now it has been moved over to Facebook. In 24 hours it now includes musicians from all over the world. This is the Week 1 Challenge which is to perform a 12 Bar Blues in F Concert. Join us at JAM OF THE WEEK: JAM…


Posted By farnell newton / January, 25, 2014 / 0 comments

Looking forward to hearing Oregon Public Broadcasting- OPB OPB State of Wonder with April Baer today. I am a guest curator and we get to talk about my sis Liv Warfield Music and her new record and she will be on Jimmy Fallon this tuesday. Russell Hornsby (Grimm) and Rodney Hicks discuss August Wilson’s play…

iRock Jazz LIVE! with Farnell Newton

Posted By farnell newton / January, 17, 2014 / 0 comments

HERE IS THE LIVE VIDEO     Come join in on the live chat with IRock Jazz and participate in asking questions and listening to a live interview online. Super excited and can’t wait to see you all on there Friday Night January, 17th 6pm PST. CLICK BELOW TO JOIN IN: iRock Jazz LIVE! with Farnell…

Discovering William Stafford

Posted By farnell newton / January, 17, 2014 / 0 comments

Thank you to OPB, Oregon Art Beat and Robe Imbriano for including me in such a wonderful piece celebrating the life and works of William Stafford. My segment is at the 18:00 mark. William Stafford was a poet, a lifelong pacifist, and National Book Award winner. He was a conscientious objector during WWII, and taught…