A series of new designs for Paul Baron. Models include:
With the lead model, double A has a much more secure and larger slot. In fact, the whole range in general feels like it slots better and I feel like the accuracy is better as well. Notes seem to have a larger target and more secure center. The last thing I noticed is that I'm having to back off on volume a little to balance to the other players. That's a good thing as well since it feels like a more efficient blow and that I don't have to blow as hard and can let the mouthpiece do more of the work for me. All of this is noticeable since I've been playing the same show for a few weeks with the same players. Subtle changes that anyone does, whether it be playing a new mouthpiece, a new strength of reed, new mallets on the tympani, we have a strong three week reference to hear all the subtleties.
Paul Baron is one of today's most highly respected lead and commercial trumpet players beginning his professional career over thirty-five years ago. A partial list of credits includes Natalie Cole, Harry Connic Jr., Diana Krall, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Ray Charles, Barry Manilow, Wayne Newton, tours with The Temptations, Mary Wells, Martha Reeves and the Vandellas, and played for virtually every Motown group from The Spinners to The OJAYS. His many recordings include Aerosmith, Led Zepplin, INXS, David Lee Roth, numerous movie and TV soundtracks ("Mrs. Doubtfire", "Stargate SG1", "MacGyver", "Ace Ventura, Pet Detective") Calgary Stampede and Grey Cup, hundreds jingles including McDonald's, Flinstones Vitamins, numerous games for EA Sports. He’s played lead trumpet for Broadway shows "Miss Saigon", "Kiss of the Spider Woman", "Fiddler on the Roof", "West Side Story", "Annie", "Chicago", "Beauty And The Beast". "Evita", "Swing", "The Full Monty", “Monty Python’s Spamalot”, 2008 Tony winner "In The Heights", 2010 Tony winner "Memphis, The Musical", "Sister Act, A Divine Musical Comedy". In October 2014 Paul opened the first national tour of Disney's “Newsies" breaking the all- time record highest grossing week in Chicago's Theatrical History. In September Paul played for the live movie filming of Newsies for theatrical release early 2017. As an author, he’s written articles published in Canadian Musician Magazine and his first trumpet book, "TRUMPET VOLUNTARILY© A Holistic Guide To Maximizing Practice Through Efficiency" is availablethrough Bugles Media .com. Paul is a Jupiter/XO performing artist/clinician and Pickett Brass artist with his own line of signature mouthpieces.