Trumpet Player Mac Gollehon of New York was born and raised in North Carolina and began playing guitar in blues and what was then called uptown country bands four nights a week at age 10. At around that same time his father Joe Gollehon, a trumpet player with natural ability and tone quality much like Billy Butterfield, started him on the trumpet. At the same time he taught Mac on trombone, euphonium, French horn and a few years later tuba. Mac's dad would always stress focus of tone center and not to over blow past pitch center.
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