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    Jerry Franks, Trumpet - Looks Like an Insurance Salesman, Plays Like...

    When asked if any other trumpet player can play better than you, Doc Severinsen named this guy. Check out his very unusual and remarkable recording of Carnival of Venice:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MmnJpsJq6Gs

    Dave Werden (ASCAP)
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    Wow!!!

    If that guy's selling insurance, I'll take a double-indemnity whole life policy, along with coverage for my home and car!
    Sterling Virtuoso IV; Wick 4ABL
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    That's some of the fastest triple-tonguing I've ever heard. Here's another spectacular rendition, on cornet, by a young Wynton Marsalis:
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0-jDld11jhw
    Dean L. Surkin
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