The Other Side of the Bell – A Trumpet Podcast; Episode #13: Rick Baptist

Episode #13 – Rick Baptist

The Other Side of the Bell - Rick Baptist

Welcome to the show notes for Episode #13 of The Other Side of the Bell – A Trumpet Podcast. This episode features the top-call L.A. studio trumpet player Rick Baptist. Rick has performed on countless television and movie scores, and is very proud to have recently performed for the 30th time at this year’s Academy Awards broadcast. Rick Baptist is a Schilke trumpet artist.

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About Rick Baptist

Rick Baptist recording for The Oscars.
Rick Baptist recording for The Oscars.

If you’ve been to a movie or watched television in the last 40 years, chances are you’ve heard Rick Baptist. He has been one of Hollywood’s top-call trumpet players since he moved to town in 1980.

His movie credits include blockbuster hits like Rocky, X-Men, Men In Black, Spiderman, and The Incredibles. His television credits includes The Oscars, The Emmy Awards, Dancing with the Stars, and over 1600 cartoons.

Rick Baptist with Dizzy Gillespie
Rick Baptist with Dizzy Gillespie

Prior to moving to Los Angeles, Rick played in Las Vegas performing with many of the top artists that came through.

Rick Baptist plays exclusively on Schilke trumpets, including his 1965 B5 model Bb, Schilke C trumpet, Schilke Eb trumpet, the new Schilke flugelhorn, and two Schilke P-7 piccolo trumpets.

 

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