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Stoked, I Start a New Job!

Upon completing paperwork, I’ll be starting a new job for the Norwalk/La Mirada USD. I’ll be teaching K-6 vocal music and middle school choir. I am eager to lead these kids to create some serious music, while having a great time in the process. Thank you Lord, for so many temporal blessings. I love you with all my heart.

Glory Be! To the Father, to the Son and to the Holy Spirit, Now and Ever and Forever, Amen.

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Website Finished!

Finally finished the website! I’ve been working on it diligently, day and night (literally) for about a week and a half. Now I can get back to painting, drawing, practicing my trumpet and surfing. Summer is here, gonna hit the beach asap but I’m booked to teach Monday and Tuesday, what a cramp.

Now its Miller time with the boys. We’ve recently returned from a 4-day Mexico trip playing successful daytime shows in Puerto Penasco. Mr. Mirainga is the best band I’ve ever played with. Tough-guy Craig our front man writes gritty music. He’s a bona fide truth-teller. No Trix – Trix are for kids. Jorgé Peru on drums, smokin’ the sticks wood and Camel. Stevie Reno blazing the guitar and the Shermans. Davey G on bass keeping it vintage and red and me on trumpet, taking heed and following the lead. Check out our short and sweet tune, Everything in Between.

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All that said. here, is where I long to be:

Panama!

 
Panama!

 
Panama!

 
Panama!

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ITG International Trumpet Guild

Much thanks to Bob Reeves Brass and especially my long-time friend, John Snell for extending the opportunity to present and sell my fine art at the annual International Trumpet Guild Conference! I have known John since our trumpet studying days at CSULB. During the conference, I was able to familiarize myself with the Bob Reeves staff and with Mr. Reeves, himself – What a brilliant workforce! Click here to learn more about Bob Reeves’ Brass.

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This year the ITG conference made its home at the Anaheim Convention Center. What a great, “back-yard” location for me. I met so many amazing trumpet players, filled my ITG program with dozens of autographs, heard fantastic live shows and had my share of choice ales and IPAs!

Next stop, I will be displaying my fine art and playing lots of trumpet with my boy, Miles at the up-coming William Adam Trumpet Festival, August 4-7th in Norman, Oklahoma. Click here for location and details.