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Trumpet - Chris LaBarbera Print E-mail

"I've tried almost every mouthpiece made, and prefer Warburton mouthpieces for their clarity and response. Most of my playing is done on a 5S top with a #6 backbore. This combination gets a great live sound and still leaves me with chops at the end of the gig!"
Chris LaBarbera

Sample Sound Clips:

Concerto for Trumpet (live performance)

St. James

Scream solo

Chris LaBarbera, from Hollywood, Florida, has been in high demand in South Florida for his jazz playing and exceptional upper register. Frank Sinatra Jr., Ray Charles, Dick Hyman, Carl Fontana, and Flip Phillips are among those who have tapped his talents. His most influential teacher was Donald S."Doc" Reinhardt and his favorite mentor is the great Lin Biviano.