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Interview Date: June 9, 2005
Job Title: Product Developer, Product Designer, Musician
Byron Autrey can tell you everything you need to know about how a trumpet works! And I mean everything. He has studied the craft of trumpet design for decades, having been a player all of his life. The mathematical approach he takes in understanding the flow of air and the vibration of the mouthpiece led him on many capers, including his most current project, designing a trumpet with Doc Severinsen. As a symphonic musician, Byron can relate to all levels of players and he uses that knowledge in every horn he develops.