Jose Sibaja is one of the most highly acclaimed Costa Rican trumpet players of his generation, with worldwide audiences and broadcast media in the classical, Latin, jazz and pop musical genres. His career ranges from international appearances as an orchestral soloist with Springfield Symphony Orchestra, Orquesta Sinfonica Venezuela, and Orquesta Sinfonica Nacional de Costa Rica, to worldwide tours with Ricky Martin for the Vuelve and Living la Vida Loca tours. Currently, Jose plays lead trumpet with the world renowned Boston Brass.
Receiving his musical training at the New World School of the Arts and the University of Miami, Jose’s vast musical repertoire and his masterful artistry make him a prominent figure in a new generation of musicians. He has held positions as principal trumpet with the Miami Symphony, the Sinfonieta de Caracas and Orquesta Sinfonica Venezuela, as well as a position with the Dallas Brass.
"Pickett mouthpiece allow me to acquire the sound I envision with the most efficient and succesful results on a daily basis. As we know, efficiency is our best ally!" - Jose Sibaja
Jose's Standard model offers a large robust rim and cup similar to a Pickett 1.25C, with an open throat and feel. Jose uses this model as his everyday mouthpiece!
Jose's Hornet model is his go-to model for performing fast virtuostic solos. Jose uses this model when performing "Flight of the Green Hornet" with the Boston Brass. Most similar to the Pickett 6D.