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In 1975, Louis Davidson set out to do something that had never been attempted before: Get an in-depth history on the practice routines, teacher influences, and playing philosophies of the world’s best trumpet players. Using a questionnaire format, he was able to get the finest players to answer pertinent questions about their studies, their practice habits, and where they find their inspiration. In this book you will find the actual handwritten answers from players like:
Timofei Dokshitzer, Cat Anderson, Maurice Andre, Bernard Adelstein, Doc Severinsen, Bud Brisbois, Dizzy Gillespie, Adolph Herseth, Maynard Ferguson, Robert Nagel, Armando Ghitalla, Lew Soloff, Jimmy Maxwell, Ray Crisara, John Audino, Ray Copeland, Louis Davidson, Pee Wee Erwin, Harry Glantz, Bernie Glow, Bobby Hackett, Knud Hovaldt, Don Jacoby, Mannie Klein, Sam Krauss, Jimmy McPartland, AI Porcino, Gerard Schwarz, Marvin Stamm, Clark Terry, William Vacchiano, Roger Voisin, Johnny Ware.
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