David Krauss, principal trumpet of the Met Opera Orchestra in NYC, had a lot of great stuff to share: stories about taking lessons in Wynton Marsalis' apartment...an unfortunate and unmentionable pogo stick injury, his favorite place to play trumpet, and a few great stories—like the time he almost missed the biggest solo in opera right after he was hired. ...Also, pastrami. Lots of pastrami. Come hang!Read More
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This is the Brass Chats Interview you watch if you want to pick the brain of a man who likes hats, likes music, has an INSANE historical instrument collection (in the video, don't worry)…and built an empire from scratch.Read More
Two things to learn about Mark Gould, if you don't already know them. 1: He was principal trumpet of the Met Opera for an absolutely staggering 29 years; and 2: He's a man that says what he means, and means what he says.Read More
Pete’s a badass beer-drinkin’ brass man who plays for the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and is active lots of other places in the trumpet world. You already knew that though. We fled from the NYPD after shooting this interview, but that was off camera. Anyway, enjoy!Read More