Date: Thu, 2 Mar 2000 12:03:11 EST
Subject: Re: [TPIN] Big name players, Big name teachers

In a message dated 3/2/0 4:13:13 AM, writes:

<< A REAL teacher assigns
material for someones particular problem.   >>

I studied with the GREATEST teacher of all time........................ME.

Oh yeah, I took lessons from Sigmund Hering, Nat Prager,Sam Krauss and Gil Johnson, but my best teacher was me.

Who can better assess playing weaknesses than the player?

A teacher can point a player in the right direction, but, the player must  ultimately decide where he wants to go and what it will take to get there. I learn as much from being around trumpet players as I did from studying with  them.

Sometimes you can learn more by watching a great.

I was, and still am a student.

It was worth the money, Jared, just to sit close to Mr. McNab.