I hope Larry and I can shed some light on one of the greatest trumpet players and teachers of all time. Just a couple of concepts now, more as time permits. "Roar Softly!" He caught me with this right away. I was playing some of his favorite Schlossberg exercises well into the high register, and he wanted me to "roar softly" instead of gunning it out FFFFF. This gives you great control, then volume is easy to add after. "Single Core Notes!" He wanted this all over the trumpet, but I was not centered above high G. A scream, no core to the sound. Double A with a single core projects so much better, and is easier to play. "Have reverence for every note!" Why play a bad note? Careless, and he would show dissapointment. You did not want to dissapoint this great man. No careless notes, only careless players..... He was a student of Schlossberg, Clarke, Maggio, Clyman. Tremendous work ethic. Driving between Studios he would stop and practice Schlossberg to get back some response if he had just laid down several hours of tough playing. All this with crutches, later a wheel chair. He gave Dalton Smith one of his chairs when he contracted MS, helped him out towards the end.