Tommy Loy and his trumpet

Tommy Loy Born: May 10, 1930 in Denison, Texas Died: October 17, 2002 in Plano, Texas During Tommy’s 72 year long life he had many wonderful experiences.While in High School he was a radio personality at KRRV. Tommy Loy served in the Air Force enlisting in 1951 and was assistant to the conductor of the military bands with the 49th Armored Division Band. He also recorded and produced Public Information Radio Series for them in San Marcos, TX. When Tommy Loy was discharged from the Air Force he finished his education in 1955 at SMU, majoring in music education. While in college at SMU, Tommy began playing with a dixieland band called the Cell Block 7 that was booked on the old Ed Sullivan Show. It was with the Cell Block band in 1953 that Loy met Jack Ruby while playing at Ruby’s Vegas Club in Dallas. Ruby would later […]

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My Friends Trumpet Pages

Flip Oakes Wild Thing Trumpets. The Best Trumpet I ever played. Check the who’s talking section. My review of these horns. Mark Curry Mouthpieces. The Best Mouthpieces I’ve played. My review of these mouthpieces. The Comeback Trumpeters Guide. I wrote the Tips section. OJ’s Trumpet Page. Ole is a great guy and has done a lot for me. O.J. has a BIG site. Runes’ Trumpet Playing Thoughts. Rune has helped me a great deal on my projects. Nice guy & a good site. Keith Fiala. A student of mine who was on the MF tour. Check out his CD. Anne King One of my students in L.A. ITG Links Hub. Lots of links and the ITG page too. Trumpet Master Forum. A Forum that wants to stay friendly. Trumpet Review.com. Reviews of every make and model of trumpet, cornet, flugel… that you can think of. Jeff Helgesen. Lots of Transcriptions. […]

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My lesson with Pops – Kurt Schulenburg

Date: Wed, 2 Jun 1999 07:43:27 -0500 From: “Kurt Schulenburg” Subject: My Lesson with Pops Hey all! Well, I’d love to post the story of the ultimate trumpet lesson here on the list, complete with all sordid details, but the trip has left my brain more than a little dead.(Too many hours in Memorial Day traffic…) With that in mind, I’m going to give an overview–chock full of opinions and impressions–and one that is certainly all my spin on a reality designed to help ME with MY particular problems. Once my head clears a bit, I’ll be posting a more detailed story on my Web Page–no need to clutter the list with all of my subjective points of view. So, if you’re curious, check it out more towards Friday or Saturday… I should start with the “why” of this idea–“Why did I travel hundreds of miles to take a six […]

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