Volume 9A – The Trumpet Chronicles

mendez1I started to just update Volume 9 after last night’s practice, but figured I would “thrill” the couple of you who actually read these chronicles with a new entry.

I called it “Volume 9A” since it is a continuation of Volume 9.  Catchy name, huh?

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Volume 1 – The Trumpet Chronicles

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(I’m starting a new series today, called “The Trumpet Chronicles”, about my come-back journey through the world of trumpets and mouthpieces, through the eyes of a former woodwind guy.  Enjoy(?), or ignore.)

I had a little time tonight, so I played around with the 3 different trumpets I now have, and with a couple of different mouthpieces. Continue reading “Volume 1 – The Trumpet Chronicles”

Preface – The Trumpet Chronicles

It’s been a long, interesting (to me, anyway) journey from being a grade-school violin player to a high school flutist to a college bari-sax player to a trumpeter in a community band.  So recline that easy chair, and “listen to a story ’bout a man named Jed….” er.. Charlie um.. Mike. Continue reading “Preface – The Trumpet Chronicles”