Episode #13 – 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
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.
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.
Rick Baptist Links
- Rick Baptist info and clips on The Usual Suspects
- Rick Baptist Discography
- Rick Baptist’s Tribute to Steve Jobs on Youtube
Trumpet Podcast Credits
- Intro and exit music – When The Leaves Turn Brown, written and performed by Howie Shear from his album Bopliography
- Audio Engineer – Preston Shepard at SC Sound Labs
- Cover Art – Phil Jordan
Previous Trumpet Podcast Episodes:
- Episode #12: Gary Grant
- Episode #11: Roy Poper, 7 Trumpet Tips
- Episode #10: Dan Fornero, Not So Old School
- Episode #9: Rob Roy McGregor
- Episode #8: Tedd Waggoner
- Episode #7: Michael Cichowicz
- Episode #6: Harry Kim, Carroll Purviance
- Episode #5: David Bilger, The Canadian Brass
- Episode #4: Malcolm McNab
- Episode #3: John Clyman, Jay Daversa
- Episode #2: Bud Brisbois, Charley Davis
- Episode #1: 9 Trumpet Tips, John Audino, Paul Panichi