Equipment, Music & Books

Basic Tools of the Trade

Lead Mouthpiece for Jazz: Schilke 14A4
Schilke Standard Series Trumpet Mouthpiece Group I In Silver 14A4 Silver

Symphonic Mouthpieces:
Bach 5C: Bach Trumpet Mouthpiece 5C
Bach 3C: Bach Trumpet Mouthpiece 3C
Bach 1 1/2C: Bach Trumpet Mouthpiece 1 1/2C

The Go-To Straight Mute: Denis Wick
Denis Wick DW5504 Trumpet Straight Mute

The Go-To Wah-Wah Mute: Jo Ral Bubble
Jo Ral TPT-2A Aluminum Trumpet Bubble Mute

Essential Listening

Miles Davis: Kind Of Blue
Miles Davis: Birth of the Cool
Thomas Hooten: Trumpet Call
Thomas Hooten: 14 Characteristic Studies – J. Arban
Phil Smith: The Philip Smith Collection – Trumpet Highlights, Vol. 1
Phil Smith: Orchestral Excerpts for Trumpet

Daily Fare: Method Books

Max Schlossberg:

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Daily Drills and Technical Studies for Trumpet
Composed by Max Schlossberg. Published by M. Baron Company (MZ.BARTRUM).

Jean-Baptiste Arban: Arban Complete Method for Trumpet
Shuebruk: The Complete Schuebruk Lip Trainers for Trumpet
Getchell: First Book of Practical Studies for Cornet and Trumpet
Getchell: Second Book of Practical Studies for Cornet and Trumpet
Snedcor: Lyrical Etudes
Various: The Real Book (B Flat, Sixth edition)

Most of these products can be found on my Amazon Store Page.

For a broader selection of method books and solo sheet music for trumpet, visit Sheet Music Plus: Trumpet Music