TBJ3: Michael Parker of Parker Mouthpieces

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Michael Parker has had an incredible amount of success with Parker Mouthpieces in a very short period of time. Many of the finest players in the world play on his stuff and it is only getting better.

Whenever I have an equipment question about anything at all, Michael is the first guy I ask. We were roommates in college and he has been one of my best friends ever since. He is also one hell of a player.

From the show notes:

Michael Parker joins Andrew and Lance to discuss his line of mouthpieces, being an entrepreneur, and a special connection he feels through his mouthpiece manufacturing with his late father.

Michael is an accomplished player, teacher, and entrepreneur.  He is the tuba player for the Monumental Brass in Washington DC and teaches tuba and euphonium at Bloomsburg University.  He is also the founder and owner of Parker Mouthpieces, a company that has seen a great deal of success in a very short period of time.