James Newcomb is a passionate musician and specifically a trumpet player who loves sharing music with people who would normally not have heard it. He started Musica Missio, where he partners with churches and schools to share famous trumpet music with his audience. He is also host of the podcast, Outside the Music Box where he celebrates musical creativity and innovation. He calls music ‘a calling to create human interaction that leads to a better world’.
Most Influential Person
- Tim Conkling, Trumpet Player
Effect on Emotions
- Just remember, whether you’re feeling good or you’re feeling bad, tomorrow you’re going to feel different. “This Too Shall Pass” is an important phrase to remember. This is balancing emotionally.
Thoughts on Breathing
- Uses a series of breathing exercises to help play the trumpet more successfully.
Advice for Newbie
There are no overnight successes. It’s a marathon, not a sprint. Just remember that whatever you’re going through right now, is going to pass, whether good or bad. Slow and steady wins the race.