What Trumpet Do You Play?

Over the years I have had a number of people ask me what horns I play.…


Juggling Versatility

A Trend In Trumpet Playing I have found that in recent years there seems to be…


Know Your Sphere, And Play In It

Martial Arts study taught me to be aware of different spheres of influence that…


ITG – ITEK: Brass Conference Comparison

The last week of May, 2010, I played a recital with my tuba-playing friend and…


The Greatest Trumpet Cases in the World

Those of you that know me know that I am perhaps the biggest trumpet equipment…


I Remember Freddie...

This article appeared in a 2009 ITG journal.  (Unfortunately, the picture that…


Thoughts on Mouthpieces

I have been asked at clinics about mouthpieces and how many are the right…


Recycling the Major Pentatonic Scale

The following article is an excerpt from my book, "Recycling in Jazz…


So, you think you know your major scales?

The following article is an excerpt from my book, “Recycling in Jazz…