Chase Sanborn is an engaging modern jazz trumpet voice with a warm, inviting tone, fluid lyrical phrasing, and a style that always swings. He exhibits the cultivated sensibility of a player at the peak of his powers.
Music Business Tactics is an easy and enjoyable read that provides sound, practical advice. If you are an aspiring musician, or you know one, get this book! You need this information!
Chase Sanborn goes right to the heart and soul of the music. His performance was an inspiration to hundreds of festival participants, and his positive and upbeat outlook made a lasting impact on our students
Jazz Tactics presents the material in such a clear and simple way, with the vitality and spirit of a live teaching session. This method speaks to all musicians, regardless of age and previous experience.
Chase addresses the needs of developing musicians in a manner that is understandable and relevant. My students were thrilled to work with someone who understands their learning curve.
Tuning Tactics teaches you to listen. In just a short time, I've witnessed strong improvement in my students' awareness. Tuning Tactics makes good intonation attainable for all!
Chase Sanborn has a natural gift for engaging and involving an audience. He shares a wealth of honest and knowledgeable information about music and the music business.
Brass Tactics offeres authoritative instruction balanced with sage and homely advice. It shows you how to handle yourself in any professional or amateur situation. No trumpet player should be without this book!

CenterPitch Comments

CenterPitch is an excellent teaching tool that provides immediate results. It’s a real eye-opener for students.
Terry Promane (Director of Jazz Studies-University of Toronto)

CenterPitch tuners are used by most of my students at Indiana University, where at least a dozen of us us do a morning routine every day. They can each see their own pitch, even while surrounded by a dozen other sounds. They can also check pitch during large ensemble rehearsals. What a fantastic tool!
Jeff Nelsen (Indiana University / Canadian Brass)

CenterPitch is far easier to use than other tuners, and is well worth the investment!
Doc D’Errico (Southborough, MA)

I have used CenterPitch with some of my elementary music students, mostly violin and brass players. It is truly amazing what can be accomplished in just a few minutes of playing with this device. Intonation and pitch recognition are much improved. Our school district is ordering a bunch of them.
Craig Sengstock (Fullerton, CA)

My students took to it right away and progressed rapidly by using this tool. Highly recommended!
Dan Jacobs (Traverse City, MI)

When listening to various players in the band, it is evident to me those who practice with tuners and those that do not. I notice that many professionals use tuners; many amateurs do not. CenterPitch makes warming up with the tuner before VERY convenient. When teaching, sometimes I clip it to the student’s bell and adjust it so that I can see it but the student cannot. The goal is to have the student hear the intervals without looking at the tuner.
Graham Young (Weston Silver Band)

With CenterPitch I can see where I am instantly, helping me to maintain a centered pitch. It’s very easy to use and mounts onto my trumpet quickly.
Joy Oakes (Quincy, MA)

CenterPitch is particularly helpful in determining the unique intonation tendencies of certain notes on different horns. This helps me anticipate what I need to do to compensate before I actually play the note in question.
Gregg Peele (Charlotte, NC)

When doing octave slurs I close my eyes, fine-tune the note by ear, and then open my eyes and check my pitch with CenterPitch. I also use it with long tones, playing them quietly and striving to keep the frequency steady.
Jean Trudel (Ottawa, ON)

With CenterPitch, I am finally getting my ears and horn in tune with each other. I also bought one for my ten-year old son, a beginning sax player. It is very encouraging to hear that he is already developing an ear for good pitch.
Albert Benson (Broken Arrow, OK)

In our local community big band, the 3rd and 4th trumpet parts are often low and buried in the trombone harmonies, so that players have trouble hearing themselves. CenterPitch has been a big help in keeping everybody on pitch.
Richard Mason (Littleton, CO)

I have found the CenterPitch Tuner to be very useful during practice sessions to fine-tune my notes. My music teacher plans to stock CenterPitch for all the brass students.
Dave Lambillotte (Carlsbad, CA)

I have an antique Russian cornet that is hard to play in tune. CenterPitch sharpens my ear for that, as well as my other horns. It is an invaluable asset during my “comeback”.
Gary Ruggera (Durango, CO)

CenterPitch is a great tool; my son and I both use it. His teacher has him using it to get his ear in tune with the note. He thinks it”s neat to see how high he can play!
Pete Gandolfo (Belleville, MI)

The placement on the bell is handy, it provides a good visual and makes it very easy to check your pitch from time to time.
John Brooks (Chesterfield, MO)

Compared to other tuners, CenterPitch is MUCH easier to see while playing, and makes it harder to ‘cheat’. Count me as a satisfied customer!
Pat Gefre (White Bear Lake, MN)

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