Blake Cooper, principal tubist of the New West Symphony, has a ton of fun with the biggest brass instrument in the orchestra: the tuba. We love how it shakes the room and always makes us smile. But it also plays one of the most menacing themes in pop culture: the theme to Jaws.
But Vaughan Williams’ Tuba concerto will really impress you – you’ve probably never seen a tuba move so fast.
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