Mouthpiece Online is a resource for trumpet players, educators, students and enthusiasts alike. I aim to bring you advice, product features, new artists and recordings to look out for. We hope that you will feel free to comment and discuss any of this blog content and articles from guest contributors are always welcome!

This resource was set up by John Hutchinson, a former UK pro trumpet player, teacher and arranger with extensive experience working with leading manufacturers including Vincent Bach, Yamaha, P.Mauriat and Edwards.  In a classical setting, John was a regular performer with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, The Royal Opera and English National Opera; Commercial credits include Joss Stone, Brand New Heavies, Nick Cave and Ronan Keating; Arranger/Producer credits include brass recordings with Superbrass and numerous other UK performers and ensembles.