Grammy Award-nominated jazz musician who has also designed the YTR-8335LA trumpet.
He chipped his tooth in middle school, which some people think is the thing that made him able to blow more air while playing brass.
He has held the position of lead trumpet teacher at the California State University, Northridge.
He was born in Connecticut but moved to Southern California.
He played on the soundtrack for the movie The Incredibles, which was directed by Brad Bird.