Submitted by Jeff Purtle on Wed, 05/11/2016 - 13:02
Claude Gordon Teaching

Name • Instrument • Notes
Gordon Ait • Trumpet
Frank Abrahamson •
Bryan Adams •
Jerry Adams •
Jim Adams •
Roberts Alberts •
Burt Alexander •
Tim Allen •
Brad Allison •
Herb Alpert • Trumpet • Unknown number of lessons
Anne Marie Anderson •
Bob Anderson • Trumpet
Dennis Anderson • Trumpet
Manny Angel • 
Jeff Apmadoc •
Charles Armiger •
Brad Astalos •
Carl Azavedo •
Dave Bacon • Trumpet • possible and was on waiting list
Dave Banks • Trumpet
Abel Barajas • Trumpet
Tom Bates •
David Barrett •
Tom Barrett •
Kevin Bartlett • 
Jim Barton •
Tom Bates •
Steve Baumgartner •
Bob Beals •
Mark Bedell •
Steve Beeson •
Dave Bendigkeit • Trumpet
Kevin Berman •
Oswald Bernard •
Bob Berrinson •
Bob Berrenson • Trumpet
Tom Bertetta • Trumpet
Vestley Bethel •
Walter Beveridge • Trumpet
Andy Billman •
Danny Bisiar •
Gary Bivona •
Bill Bing • Trumpet
Marc Blatt •
John Bliss • 
Mark Bruner • 
John Boblett • 
Tony Bohn •
Eric Bolvin • Trumpet
Rick Bonitree •
Jerry Bowers • Trumpet
Vance Bowman • Trumpet
Dean Boysen • Trumpet
Pete Bresciani • Trumpet
Steve Brewer •
Riz Brittan •
Dave Britton •
John Brown •
Tom Brozene • Trumpet
Arlan Brunson • Trumpet • Brunson Brothers took one lesson playing for Claude with all 4 and their amp in his studio.
Deron Brunson • Trumpet •
Gaynor Brunson • Trumpet •
Raland Brunson • Trumpet • 
Dolph Brust •
Bill Bryant • Trumpet
Edward Buckley • Trumpet
Jeff Bunnell • Trumpet
Dan Burns •
John Burns • 
Terry Burns •
Cliff Buxbaum •
Mike Byres •
Robert Byrnes •
Paul Cacia • Trumpet
Steve Cady •
David Campbell •
Steve Campos • Trumpet
Tony Candella •
Phillip Cansler • • possible student
Mark Capalbo •
Dale Carley • 
Ed Carroll • Trumpet
Randy Carroll • Trumpet
Mike Casey •
Victor Casillas •
Mike Caster •
Billy Catalono • Trumpet • taught Jon Faddis
Brad Catania • 
Jack Caudill • Trumpet
Bob Ceccarini •
John Cejanovich •
Greg Chapman •
Jean Chard • 
Bob Chase •
John Christianson • 
Cody Christopher • Trumpet
Ward Clark •
Steve Clause •
Steve Clickard • 
Jerry Clifton •
Emery Clay •
Dave Cockrell • Trumpet
Glenn Colangelo • Trumpet
Ted Colburn •
Mike Collins •
Bill Conrad •
Jeff Conrad •
Christopher Cook • Trumpet
Don Copit •
Rick Cordell •
D. Corito • 
Henry Corral •
Lonnie Cory • Trumpet
Bob Coyner • Trumpet
Salvator W. Cracchiolo "Sal" • Trumpet
Sam Cracchiolo •
Richard Cruz • 
Les Culver •
Justo Damion •
Kathy Daniels •
Jay Daversa • Trumpet
Don Davis •
Sal Del Gato • 
Allen Dellinger •
Mike Delwarte • Trumpet
Karen Demmitt •
Joe Desimone • Trumpet
Don Dial • Trumpet
Tom DiLibero • Trumpet
Eric DiLoreto •
Perry DiVincentes •
Christine Dolce •
Del Downs • 
Ronald Drumm •
Larry Duke • Trumpet
Ed Dunlavey • 
Jim Dunne •
Jim Dye • Trumpet
Walter Eason •
Darryl Eaton •
Fred Eckard • Trumpet
Jerry Eckard • Trumpet
Mike Eckard • Trumpet
Dean Edwards •
Don Eisaman • Trumpet • aka Don Edwards
Clarke Elliott •
Dave Elliott •
Don Ellis • Trumpet • Don is the "well-known player" not named on p. 33 of Claude's Brass Playing book.
Marv Ellis • 
Jim Emmett • 
Lionel Emde •
Paul Engeln • Trumpet
John England •
Mario Englesias •
Don Erjavec •
Paul Erzen •
Zack Espinosa • 
John Esposito •
Dave Evans • Trumpet
John Evans •
Wayne Failoni • 
Ward Fansler • 
Dennis Farias • Trumpet
John Farrington •
Robert Faunt •
Mike Fay •
Bob Ferris •
Robert Fienga • Trombone
Eric Filbeck • 
David Fillipo •
Gary Flores •
Pete Fournier • 
Jon Forrest • Trumpet
Richard Franklin •
Don Fransioni • 
Kerry Freidel •
Guy Fricano •
Pete Froeberg • 
Robert Gale • Trumpet
Darrel W. Gardner • Trumpet • Possible student?
Lance Garner •
Greg Garrett •
Tom Garvin •
Jim Gass •
Vince Gassi • Trumpet
Gary Gee •
Bob Geiler • Trumpet 
Matt Gertmenian • 
Rick Gillinger •
Jean Gobinet • Trumpet
Mark Godfrey • Trumpet
Lance Goerner •
Chandler Goetting • Trumpet • Principal Trumpet in Munich Symphony
Brian Goldman • 
John Goldman •
Marc Goldman •
Lou Gonzales • Trumpet
Irv Goodman • Trumpet • Benny Goodman's brother
Bill Gorman •
Al Gotleib •
Jim Grafmeyer • Trumpet
Tom Graper • Trumpet
Matt Graves • Trumpet
Don Gray • 
Gary Greenfelder • 
Brooks Greer •
Tracy Groninger •
Bob Grove •
Marc Gumberg • Trumpet
Chuck Gustafson • 
Bruce Haag • Trumpet
Dave Haberman • 
Phil Haddick •
Jack Hale, Jr. • 
Bill Hall • Trumpet
Dent Hand • 
Glenn Harmon •
Bret Harrington •
David Harrison • Trumpet
Marlon Harrison •
Scott Hartman • 
Mark Hatch • Trumpet 
Kiyoshi Hawakawa • 
Jack Heath • 
Paul Hecht • Trumpet • from St. Louis
Chris Hedlund •
Mark Henderson •
Richard Henderson •
Robbie Hendrickson •
Isac John Henry • French Horn • Salvation Army in area code 818
Rhys Henson • Trumpet
Mike Hesse • • Oslo, Norway
Dave Hesseman •
Stan Hernacki • Trumpet
Bill Hicks • Trumpet
Dennis Hill •
Trent Hinkforth •
Rich Hofmann • Trumpet
John Holbleib • Trumpet
Dave Holden •
Tom Holden • Trumpet
Dave Hollingsworth • 
Bob Horej •
Ronin Horne •
Tony Horowitz • Trumpet
Jim Howsman • Trumpet
Jon Hove •
TJ Hudson •
Dave Huesmann • Trumpet 
Diane Hughes •
Kerry Hughes • Trumpet • Witchita Falls, Texas
Pat Hughes •
Bill Hunsicker • Trumpet
Marshall J. Hunt • Trumpet
Dard Hunter •
Kurt Hutchinson • 
Howard Hyde • Trumpet
Tim Hyland • 
Mario Iglesias •
Greg Ives •
Cephus Jackson • • Compton, CA
Ed Jackson •
Don Jamarillo •
Ken Jenkins • Trumpet
Bob Johnson •
Doug Johnson • Trumpet
Geo R. Johnston •
Bob Jones •
Tracy Jones • 
Roy Jutzy • 
John Jystad •
Jack Kanstul • Trumpet
Zig Kanstul • Trumpet
Hisashi Kanazawa • Trumpet • Japan
Lindy Kao •
Mark Kasparian •
Dave Kent •
Todd Kent •
Les Kepics •
Russ Kidd • Trumpet
Harry Kim • Trumpet
Ralph Kimball •
Ron King • Trumpet
Brad Kintscher • French Horn
Kacey Rogers Kintscher • French Horn
Thad Klimas •
Carole Klein • Trumpet
William B. Knevitt • Trumpet
John Kramer •
Bob Krause • Trumpet
Ernie Krause • Trumpet
Steve Kraus •
Tony Kzar •
Howard Lackey •
Ernie Langone • Trumpet
Paul Larson •
Rieu Laurent • Trumpet
Dan Lavoy • 
Scott Layden •
Kathy Layton • Trumpet
Carl Leach, Jr. • Trumpet
Carol Leach •
Dr. James A. Lee • Trumpet • San Mateo, CA
Gary Lee • Trumpet
Jim Lee •
Mary Kathryn Lee • • Studied in Saratoga, CA in 1992
Roger Lee •
Carl Lenthe • Trombone
Greg Lewis • 
Jeff Lewis • Trumpet
Mark Lewis •
Ed Liddie •
Ron Limberg • Trumpet • 
Larry Lippold •
Harold Littin • 
Larry Lockwood •
Don Loflin •
Chris Lopez • Trumpet
Kathy Lopez • French Horn
Mike Loveless •
Steve Loza •
Steve Lubick •
Rod Lucich • 
Bonnie Luedeka Hunsicker • Trumpet 
David MacCracken •
Tony Mack •
Bruce MacKay •
Cliff Maddox •
Johnny Madrid • Trumpet • At least one year, confirmed by John Noxon
Terry Magrum • 
David Maldanado • 
Mark Manda • Trumpet
Harold Mann •
Greg Marciel • Trumpet
Stan Mark • Trumpet
Matthew Martin • • Bakersfield, CA
Bruce A. Martineau • Trumpet
Matt Mascovich • Trumpet
Real Mathieu • Trumpet
Rich Matta • Trumpet
Daniel Joseph Matus • Trumpet
Chris Maybean • 
Terry Mayborn •
Dr. Glenn Mayer •
Skip McAuliffe •
Bob McCoy •
Sean McCoy •
McCurdy •
Marvin McFadden • Trumpet
Paul McGhee •
Dan McGurn • Trumpet
John McIntyre • Trumpet
Mike McKay • Trumpet 
John McLandres •
Michael McPheeters • Trumpet
Pat Meagher •
Darrel Meisenheimer •
William Melendros •
Tom Mendenhall •
Willy Mendoza •
Larry Merengillano •
Randy Merritt •
Terry Meyborn • 
Ron Meza • Trumpet
Ron Michaels • Trumpet
Richard Micheletti •
Pierre Michelou • Trumpet
Leslie Midling •
Kent Mikasa • Trumpet
Byron Miller •
Dr. Larry Miller, M.D. • Trumpet
Steve Miller •
Bruce Mills •
Darren Miner • Trumpet
Greg Minix •
Bob Mitchell •
David Mitchell • 
Ron Modell • Trumpet
John Mohan • Trumpet
Vicky S. Molik •
Tony Monte Calvo •
Bob Montgomery •
Robert Monticelli •
Brad Moore •
Mike Moore •
Mario Morales •
Don Morosie •
King Morris •
Bill Morrison •
David Morrison •
Stacey Morrison •
Brad Motter •
John Mottet • 
John Munson •
Ted Murdock •
Pat Mulligan •
Bob Mustol •
Catherine Murtaugh • Trumpet
Kathy Murtaugh •
Sabrina Muyskins • Trumpet
Byron Myhre • Trumpet
Warren Naccochéz • 
John Neblett •
Marv Nelson • 
Jim New •
Archie Newall •
Wesley Nicholas •
Steve Nicklas •
Barry Nitikman •
Jim Norman • Trumpet
Dona Norris •
Boris Noss •
John Noxon • Trombone
Scott Nygard • Trumpet
Bob O'Donnell • Trumpet
Mike O'Hern •
Peter Olson •
David O'Neill • Trumpet • unknown number of lessons
Andy Omdahl • Trumpet
Gary Pack •
Brian Padilla • Trumpet
Ezra Palmer • Trumpet • 
Dave Palombo •
George Pandis • Trumpet
Jon Papenbrook • Trumpet
Bernie Parsons • Trumpet
Jim Pastore •
Jim Paulson • Trumpet
Mike Paulson • Trumpet
Lorenzo Perez • 
Bob Perino •
Mike Phillippe •
David Phillips •
Herb Phillips •
Jim Phillips •
Brent Pierce •
Steve Pierce •
Winston Pierce •
Steve Pikal •
Lorenzo Perez •
Kathy ?  •
Mike Phillippe • Trumpet
Steve Pittman • 
? Poland • 
Howard Polley • 
Ray Poncin • 
Patti Porter • 
Mark Postor •
Dave Powell • Trumpet
Terry Powell •
Dave Primac •
Garner Pruitt •
Jon Pugh •
Paul Pugh •
Jeff Purtle • Trumpet
Larry Pyatt • 
Dan Quick •
Mark Rabuchin •
Jean-Pierre Ramirez • Trumpet
Keith Raskin •
Mark Rassmasson • 
Kevin Rauscher •
Dan Reed •
Howard Reginald • Trumpet 
Bill Resch •
Kevin Rescher • 
Jeff Reynolds • Trumpet
John Rialson • 
Gerry Rice • 
Mike Rice • Trumpet
Ronald Ricketts • Trombone
Bob Rinck, Jr. • 
Bob Rithaler • Trumpet 
Earl A. Rogers • Trumpet
Jim Rogers • 
David R. Roberts • Trombone
Ignacio Rodriguez •
Ray Roninette •
Virgil Rodgers •
Earl Rogers •
Jim Rogers •
Kacey Rogers • French Horn
John Rosenberg • Trumpet
Andy Ross • 
Mike Rotman • Trumpet
Joe Rotunda •
Carl Rowe •
Dennis Royse •
Tim Rubottom •
Dave Ruddock •
Bob Runnels • Trumpet Trumpet
Solomon Russo • 
Eddie Rutherford •
Bob Sakoi • Trumpet
Mike Salem •
Chase Sandborn • Trumpet • possible and was on waiting list
Jim Saollosi • Trumpet 
Fred Sautter • Trumpet
Dan Savant • Trumpet
Bernie Schneider •
Kurt Schmidt •
Mark Schmidt •
Dave Schneider •
Jean Schon • 
Andy Scott • Trumpet
Ken Scoville •
John Seal •
Jeff Seidel • Trumpet 
Marcus Selby •
Anatoly Selianin • Trumpet • Saratov University and friend of Timofei Dokshitzer
Vincent E. Shank • Trumpet
Don Sharp • Trumpet
Ed Sheftel • Trumpet
Mike Sheldon •
Shigeyoshi ? • • Studied at the same time with Masashi Sugiyama
Lance Shinkle •
Guy Shobe • Trumpet
Jerry Simon •
James Simpson • 
Jim Sims • 
John Skinner •
Larry Skinner • Trumpet
Susan Slaughter • Trumpet
Curt Sletten • Trumpet
Ron Smedley •
Jeff Smiley • Trumpet • aka Mr. "Balanced Embouchure"
Burch Smith •
Richard Smith •
Scott Smith •
George Souza • Trumpet and Guitar
Larry Souza • Trumpet
Robert Souza •
Lee Sparks • 
Steve Sprouls •
Will Spencer •
Doug Stanley • Trumpet
Larry Stelly •
Paul Stenstrom •
Lowell Stevenson • Trumpet
Daniel St. Pierre •
Vern Stracener •
Vern Strasner • Trumpet
Bob Staup •
Ed Steele •
Lester Stehmier •
Richard Stehmeir •
Melissa Steinbock •
Larry Stelly •
Paul Stenstrom •
Mike Stergis •
Lowell Stevenson • Trumpet
Don Stillo •
Larry Stone •
Curt Stout •
Howard Struble • Trumpet
Walt Stuart •
Masashi Sugiyama • Trumpet
Tim Sullivan • Trumpet
Chazz Sutton • Trumpet
Greg Szabo • Trumpet 
Ernie Tack • Trombone • Played in The Tonight Show Band
Jeff Taylor •
Roger Ternes • Trumpet 
Jim Thacker • Trumpet
Scott Theriac •
Phil Thompson •
Tye Trimpey •
Joe Triscari • Trumpet
John Trombetta • Trumpet
Barry Trop • Trumpet
Steven Trop • Trombone
Damon Trujillo •
Nancy Tucker • Trumpet
Henry R. "Hank" Uhland •
David Umstead • 
Gerald Upcraft •
Gary Urwin •
Mark Van Cleave • Trumpet
Bob Valle • Trumpet
Duane Vallejos • Trumpet
Jim Valves • Trumpet • aka Jim Weight
John Van Slyke •
Daniel Ventura • 
Ron Vermillion • Trumpet
Mike Villegas •
Marie Virgillio •
Paul Wadenius •
Roger Wagner • Trumpet
John Wagness •
Robert Waldron • Trumpet
Gene Waller •
John Wallwork •
John Walters •
Steve Watkins • Trumpet
Jerry Wechter •
Jim Weight •
Joe Wein •
Andy Weiner • Trumpet
Cathy Weir •
Kathy Weir •
Pixie Weir •
Tim Wendt • • March 1992
Grey Wes •
Dave Westerskov • 
Roy Wiegand • Trombone
Hal Willenborg • Trumpet
Bryan Williams •
Don Williams • Trumpet
Ron Williams • Trombone
Scott Williams • 
Gene Wing • Trumpet
Bryan Williams •
Scott Williams •
Tracy Williams • Trumpet • from Salt Lake City, UT ?
Jerri Wolfe •
Mike Wyly •
Richard York •
Paul Witt • Trumpet
Cindy Wood • Trumpet
Roger L. Wood • Trumpet
Craig Woods • Trumpet
Scott Wright • Trumpet
Mike Wyly • 
Steve Ybarra • 
Al Zansler • 
Bob Zattola • Trumpet • New York
Tom Zdimal • 

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