[JPL] Rahsaan/Trumpet

Jim Wilke jwilke123 at comcast.net
Mon Sep 4 20:56:33 EDT 2006

Well, I don't know about "only" Rahsaan.  I never saw him play trumpet 
with or without a sax mouthpiece, but I know Eddie Harris did - he was 
almost as much an experimenter with horns as RRK.   (but I think 
trumpet sounds better with a trumpet mouthpiece)

Jim Wilke
Jazz After Hours
729 North 66th Street
Seattle WA  98103


On Monday, September 4, 2006, at 05:48  PM, Jae Sinnett wrote:

> Has anyone ever "seen" Rahsaan play trumpter? I've heard that he 
> played it with a saxophone mouthpiece. I listened to a little bit of 
> him doing an imitation of Miles and "Bye Bye Blackbird" on the muted 
> trumpet and heard that he was using a saxophone mouthpiece. How out 
> there is that if true. Only Rahsaan.
>   Jae Sinnett

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