When I started chemotherapy eight months ago I thought my trumpet days were over for a while. But I was wrong. Not only was I able to perform in various situations but my playing and sound progressed. Of course there were many bad days because of the medicine but I learned how and what to practice.
Alex Iles is one of the busiest trombone players in Los Angeles, recently heard soloing on the iTunes live broadcast of Paul McCartney. Alex played lead trombone for the high note trumpet legend Maynard Ferguson for several years and has recorded numerous albums, movies, television and live productions.
Shawn Hines has studied privately with Jeff Purtle a number of years, taking trumpet lessons online since 2004. Shawn is a professional trumpet player based in the Boston, Massachusetts area and performs all over the United States of America. In addition to playing lead trumpet Shawn also leads his own jazz combos and big band.
Ali Daneshkhah takes online trumpet lessons from Jeff Purtle and is from Tehran, Iran.
This one page etude was played in one breath by Ali after about one year of private lessons, having never had formal lessons prior to that. He also had never been exposed to many of the method books common to brass players in the United States of America.
Well..I'm Walter from Italy....I'm a professional Jazz trumpet player and teacher in Italy near Garda Lake (north Italy close to Austria ) ....after 20 years of playing around Italy and Europe I wasn't happy at all because I wasn't really able to keep my standard always on the top....I used to practice 3-4 hours a day, doing warm ups (like buzz mouthpiece for 20 m
Dan Fornero is well known for splitting the Lead Trumpet book for Gordon Goodwin's Big Phat Band with Wayne Bergeron. Dan is also one of the original members of Harry Kim's Vine Street Horns, which can be heard on many of the Phil Collins albums, videos and live concerts. Dan is also one of the top call studio trumpet players in Los Angeles.
Rick Baptist is one of the most recorded trumpet players in Hollywood, heard on over 1100 movies, 1600 cartoon, shows like Dancing With The Stars, and the Oscars for over 25 years. Rick knows what it takes to have a long successful career.
Jon Lewis is one of the top studio trumpet players in Los Angeles and also in demand as a soloist and orchestral player.
Accompanied by Kuo-Pei Cheng-Lin on piano
James Thatcher is "arguably the most often heard horn player in the world" due to his performances on some 70 to 80 films per year for the last 20 years. He is principally a studio player, a recipient of the Most Valuable Player Award from the National Association of Recording Arts and Sciences.
Rob Perry has studied with Jeff Purtle since May 2012 and KO Skisness shot this video of Rob at the Stomvi booth at the 2013 International Trumpet Guild Conference. Rob is a comeback trumpet player and at the time of this video he had been playing less than two years. Also, he had never played a Triple High C before studying with me.