I'm not a big equipment guy when it comes to horns and mouthpieces- but I can truly say that changed with mouthpieces the first time I had a Giddings and Webster mouthpiece. On both trumpet and trombone pieces- these just feel good. I feel more comfortable playing on them- which is extremely important especially since I don't get long warmups on road gigs- and that I have to pick the horns up cold mid-show. Every time I use a different mouthpiece, it makes me appreciate the craftsmanship and feel of my Giddings and Webster-- whether on trumpet, valve trombone, baritone horn or even the hoseaphone!!