This page is to help my students and the trumpet community locate my personal recommendations for books, accessories, and other items related to the trumpet.

5-Starr valve oil

Warburton PDQ valve oil

Schilke Slide Grease

Tarni-Shield Silver Polish

Method Books/Sheet Music
Arban’s Complete Conservatory Method

Clarke Technical Studies

Rubank Elementary Method

Rubank Intermediate Method

Rubank Advanced Method

Earl Irons 27 Groups of Exercises

Charles Colin Advanced Lip Flexibilities

Bai Lin Lip Flexibilities

Chris Gekker Articulation Studies

Belck Modern Lip Flexibilities for Brass

Belck Progressive Lip Flexibilities for Brass

Vincent Cichowicz Long Tone Studies

Theo Charlier 36 Etudes Trancendantes

Concone/John Sawyer Lyrical Studies for Trumpet or Horn

Larry Clark Studies in Lyricism

Johannes Rochut Melodius Etudes for Trombone

Bousquet Thirty-Six Celebrated Studies for Cornet

Goldman Practical Studies for the Trumpet

Walter Smith Top Tones

Sigmund Hering Thirty-Two Etudes for Trumpet or Cornet

Brandt Etudes for Trumpet

The Allen Vizzutti Trumpet Method, Book 1 (Technical Studies)

The Allen Vizzutti Trumpet Method, Book 2 (Harmonic Studies)

The Bb Real Book, Book 1, 2, & 3

Willie Thomas Jazz Anyone?

Tom Crown

Denis Wick

Charles Davis


Best Brass





Trumpet Stands
K & M Trumpet Stand

Hercules Travlite Trumpet Stand

Spyder Stand

Trumpet Cases

Gard Bags


Torpedo Cases

Protec Trumpet Mute Bag

Grado SR80i Stereo Headphones
See my blog post/review for the Grado SR80i here.

Etymotic Research ER20 Ear Plugs

Recommended Trumpet Brands
Bach, Schilke, Yamaha, Getzen, B&S, CarolBrass, Shires, Schagerl, and others.  PLEASE ASK ME FOR RECOMMENDATIONS!

Recommended Mouthpiece Brands
Bach, Yamaha, Curry, Marcinkiewicz, Greg Black, GR, Stork, Schilke, Warburton, Patrick, Ken Titmus, and others.  PLEASE ASK ME FOR RECOMMENDATIONS!