In response to me asking about not adjusting my lips to change registers:
"Stand with your feet together on that tile. Now, no matter what you do, I want you to keep your feet on that spot."
He then threw his hand out as if he were going to push me.
"See? You'll stay in the same place but things will adjust slightly."
It's helped me so much.
Let`s go for a pint!
Spent several lessons sitting,LISTENING,chatting and drinking with my Prof. in a pub. Best lessons ever!
"Show me how well you can play this" Charlie Gorham
Bill S.- NY and Mt. Vernon Bach trumpets, Bach "C" cornet, NY Bach trombone 6vii, Schilke G and Yamaha Eb, Bb/A and flugelhorn. Warburton and Monette mouthpieces.
"Maynard Ferguson has a freak lip. Don't try to play high."
"I was performing professionally at age 17 and have never had a real job." Allen Vizzutti
In high school-
When he asked me how much I practiced and I tolded him 90-120 mnutes per day he responded...
"You better quit your job because if you practuce that much and you're only this good, you will need to double your practice time!!!"
I quit my job at Shakey's Pizza the next day!
C - Harrelson 750 Modified Bach Strad
Picc - Schilke P5-4
Flugel - Kanstul ZKF1525
Bb - Bach Strad 180ML-37
Bb - Bach Strad LT 180L-43
"anyone can play the notes, that's not the hard part. You have to make them feel, that's what sets great trumpet players apart from ok ones. It's all about the music off the page"
"Don't lock your knees".
Trumpet Player in the New York City Area
Owner; Rinaldi Entertainment, L.L.C.
Artist Representative; Van Cleave Trumpets, L.L.C.
There once was man who had his left side torn off..............he's all right now.
I studied with a well-known teacher at a university outside of Chicago. I know you asked for something our teachers told us that we won't forget, but I instantly thought of something I told him that he seemed to have trouble remembering: My name.
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