Gwen Juarez photograph of Legends Brass custom mouthpiece made for Luis Juarez

Congratulations Gwen Juarez!

Legends Brass congratulates the legendary Gwen Juarez on being featured in Voyage Houston Magazine! Derek and I had the privilege of meeting Gwen at TMEA in San Antonio in February of 2018. She is a fantastic trumpet player, trumpet teacher, and obviously a great photographer, too. Above is a photo she took of her husband…

What are mouthpiece kits?

Professional and commercial trumpet players often find it helpful to have two or three mouthpieces with different cup depths. Deeper cups work better on legit, symphonic and jazz music, while shallow cups work better for lead and solo parts. To make the transition between pieces smooth and easy, the rims should be identical. A set…

Dr. David Turnbull

Dr. David Turnbull: New LB Dealer

Dr. David Turnbull is our newest Legends Brass Dealer. Welcome Dr. Turnbull! If you are in the Pullman, WA area and would like to try Legends Brass mouthpieces, be sure to contact Dr. Turnbull.   Dr. David Turnbull Professor of Music, Trumpet Area Coordinator of Brass and Percussion Office: Kimbrough 465 School of Music Washington…

Derek with Tony at Tony's shop in Las Vegas

The legendary Tony Scodwell

Tony is a friend and mentor who has had an amazing trumpet career. He is a fantastic trumpet and flugel player and trumpet artisan. We feel fortunate to know Tony and can’t overstate the quality of his craftsmanship! Learn more about Scodwell Custom Trumpets here. Read more about the Legendary Tony Scodwell here. Legends Brass is honored to…

Backstage with Mary Wilson and Winston Byrd

The Legendary Winston Byrd

We (Derek and Leslie) were delighted to get to see the Legendary Winston Byrd perform last Saturday night (2/4/2017) in Knoxville, TN. It was the KSO Pops performance featuring the iconic Mary Wilson of the Supremes. Mary Wilson has been performing for over 50 years, and is still just as sweet and sassy as ever,…