The Other Side of the Bell – A Trumpet Podcast; Episode #21: Mario Guarneri

Episode #21 – Mario Guarneri

Episode 21 Logo - Mario GuarneriWelcome to the show notes for Episode #21 of The Other Side of the Bell – A Trumpet Podcast. This episode features Mario Guarneri, founder of Berp & Company and a versatile trumpeter who has held positions with the Los Angeles Philharmonic for 15 years and the L.A Chamber Orchestra for 10 years. Mario also is a prolific jazz musician performing and recording regularly with his quartet.

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About Mario Guarneri

Mario Guarneri“Mario has done everything from playing Dixieland with Louis Armstrong at the age of thirteen to performing in the Los Angeles Philharmonic for fifteen seasons under conductors Zubin Mehta and Carlo Maria Giulini. He was principal trumpet for the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra for a decade, toured Europe with the Los Angeles Brass Quintet, and has performed with the New York Philharmonic, the San Francisco Symphony, Radio City Music Hall Orchestra, and even the Barnum & Bailey Circus.

In addition to his solo albums on the Crystal and Nonesuch labels, one of which was nominated for the Prix de Rome, Mario has played on hundreds of television and motion picture soundtracks, and was a featured soloist for movies like Lonesome Dove and Godfather III.

Photo courtesy of Berp.com
Photo courtesy of Berp.com

Mario has taught trumpet for more than twenty-five years, including master classes in Asia and Europe, and is currently an instructor at the San Francisco Conservatory. He performs and records regularly with his jazz quartet in the San Francisco area, and has established a worldwide reputation as a creative musician of the highest level.”

Bio courtesy of berp.com

Berp & Company

The Berp (photo courtesy berp.com)
The Berp (photo courtesy berp.com)

Mario Guarneri founded Berp & Company in 1986 after developing the Buzz Extension and Resistance Piece (B.E.R.P.) that has since become a popular practice aid for brass musicians around the world. Berp & Company has expanded its line to include the Breath Awareness Tool (B.A.T.) and the BioOil and BioGrease line of lubricants.

Go to berp.com for more information and to purchase these practice aids and accessories.

Save 15% of your entire order including shipping at Berp.com!

Mario has generously offered a special discount for The Other Side of the Bell listeners! Enter berp in the coupon code field during checkout to receive 15% off your entire order, including shipping and handling charges. This discount is valid at berp.com only and is good through the end of December, 2014.

Jazz in the Neighborhood

Jazz in the Neighborhood logo

Mario founded the nonprofit organization Jazz in the Neighborhood to bring talented Bay Area artists, developing players, and communities together for live music events. Jazz in the Neighborhood creates an environment where professionals can nurture the great American art form with dignity and respect.

Learn more about this nonprofit, including events, programs, and ways you can help support, at jazzintheneighborhood.org.

Mario Guarneri Links

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