Twice ... he has been ranked as one of the top ten trumpet players in the world in his genre! (Actually, he is currently ranked 7th according to his website!) He is a "Legends Signature Trumpet Mouthpiece Artist" He is ... The loudest trumpet player in the world … no trumpet player plays as loud ! He is ... "Well known for playing the highest notes that have ever been played on the trumpet" He .... Plays a trumpet "loud enough to fill a 3 ring Circus Tent" He is .... A Daystar, Vision Quest and TOTAL Records national recording artist He is ... "The loudest trumpet player of all times" He is ... "Known throughout the trumpet world for his unconventional extreme experimental lead and high note playing _________ plays the highest notes that have ever been played before on a trumpet, and today when trumpet players hit extremely high notes they are said to have “Schmidted the note” His trumpet talent has been compared to Harry James His extreme trumpet playing has been compared to Maynard Ferguson His buttery flugel playing has been compared to Chuck Mangione He IS ... the Most Interesting Man In The Trumpet World !!! Check it out for yourself ... Trumpet Of The Lord Ministry 501(c)3 Playing trumpet solos and preaching in churches + "Little Mikey" and "Doodle Dawg "