Highly influenced by Maynard Ferguson, Arturo Sandoval and Phil Driscoll (just to name a few). I approach my trumpet playing the same way I do my acting - while sometimes messy, it will always be authentic.
ST304 MF HORN Holton Trumpet
Monette MF II Mouthpiece
Conn Connstellation 7B-N Mouthpiece
Jet-Tone Studio Model 10FL Flugelhorn Mouthpiece
Warburton 7FLM Flugelhorn Mouthpiece
Playing daily from my apartment in Los Angeles, I placed a small cloth inside the Harmon Mute so I could play just soft enough that my neighbors wouldn't mind.
Mike's contribution to the tribute on Monday, July 31, 2017 Celebrating the life of Gary Austin. With the incomperable Matt Cartsonis and Andrew Chukerman.
"Just a Slow Blues"
"I've Just Seen Jesus"
Phil Driscoll cover