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Maynard Ferguson’s Equipment Evolution

Revised for publication May 4, 2020 (original blog post May 4, 2018) Over the course of his extensive career, Maynard Ferguson experimented with different mouthpieces and trumpets. He worked with several mouthpiece makers to create different iterations of his mouthpieces. They usually had similar rims and cups, but occasionally he went in a completely new…

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…