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.

Hetman #2 Valve Oil

Yamaha Synthetic Regular Valve Oil

Denis Wick Valve Oil

5-Starr Valve Oil

Zaja Valve Oil

Zaja Slide Lube

Schilke Slide Grease

Yamaha Synthetic Slide Grease

Hetman Slide Gel

Hetman Tuning Slide Oil

Denis Wick Valve Casing Brush

Tarni Shield Silver Polish

Roche Thomas Mi-T Mist Mouthpiece Cleaner

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

Chris Gekker Articulation Studies

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 Bb Real Book, Book 1

The Bb Real Book, Book 2

The Bb Real Book, Book 3

Willie Thomas Jazz Anyone?

Denis Wick Straight Mute

Tom Crown Straight Mute Copper Bottom

Marcus Bonna Straight Mute

TrumCor Straight Mute

Humes and Berg Cup Mute

Denis Wick Cup Mute

TrumCor Cup Mute

Soulo Cup Mute

Jo-Ral Harmon Mute

Charles Davis Harmon Mute

Jo-Ral Bucket Mute

Soulo Mute

Trumpet Stands
K & M Trumpet Stand

Hercules Travlite Trumpet Stand

Spyder Stand

Trumpet Cases

Protec Contoured Pro Pac Trumpet Case

Protec W/Mute Pro Pac Trumpet Case


Torpedo Cases

Protec Trumpet Mute Bag

Protec Three Mouthpiece Pouch

Korg MA-30 Digital Metronome

Korg CA1 Chromatic Tuner

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

Etymotic Research ER20 Ear Plugs


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