Marc Osterer

Session Trumpet player

9 Reviews (9 Verified)
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With decades of experience on NYC Broadway shows, major pop and rock acts, jazz festivals, Grammy nominated big bands, and symphony orchestras, I have the skills and work ethic necessary to give your track the perfect trumpet sound.

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Parov Stelar 2014-present
Principal trumpet, Synchron Stage (scoring orchestra for Netflix, Disney, HBO, etc.)
Actor/Musician, Salzburg Festival 2013-2015
Principal trumpet, Mexico City Philharmonic 2010-2014
Broadway shows and NYC freelance musician 2006-2010
BM jazz studies, Manhattan School of Music 2008

Currently living in Vienna, Austria

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9 Reviews - 1 Repeat Client

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  1. Review by J S.
    by J S.

    Marc was fantastic. He got right to work, sent me samples of what he would play, worked great in my track, what more can you ask for.
    His tone on the Trumpet and Flugelhorn was totally Cool
    He's a Pro and it was a pleasure to work with him.
    He gets an A1 vote from me, that's for sure.

  2. Review by Adam H.

    Marc was great to work with & he did an absolute amazing job!! His playing was beautiful & I highly recommend him. Very friendly, talented & easy work with.

  3. Review by Jay S.
    by Jay S.

    Marc was quick creative and very communicative, a pleasure to work with

  4. Review by Jerzy P.

    Marc is absolutely brilliant. He recorded trumpet lines for a few of my classical pieces. The performance was fantastic. Nothing seemed unplayable for Marc (even really fast runs where I was expecting to have to simplify to make them playable). Sound quality was superb. Marc is also very helpful and friendly.

  5. Review by DeAndre F.

    Marc is incredible! Upon listening to his samples, I knew that his sound was the one that I wanted! His range and intonation blended in seamlessley with my project. 6 out of 5 stars!

  6. Review by Jerzy P.

    Excellent collaboration! Marc recorded two trumpet section lines and a solo line. He delivered the stems really quickly. Everything was played very precisely and with elegance. The recording was super clean. No revisions were necessary. I would be glad to work with Marc again.

  7. Review by Louis P.

    Amazing work.
    Marc did exactly what I wanted to hear and even better.
    It was done in a few days with different options of instruments and the recording sounds great.
    Love the emotion in the song.
    Very professional and easy to work with.

    I would recommend Marc to Anyone and hope to work with him again.

  8. Review by Lydia L.

    It was a delight working with Marc!
    He is kind, fast and efficient.
    Delivers on time with high quality. Professional and super talented! I am very satisfied with the recordings.
    Would definitely work with him again.

  9. Review by Giannis F.

    Marc understood what i wanted and delivered flawlessly. No revisions were necessary . The first take was spot on. My collaboration with him was super easy and fast. His trumpet sound and skills are amazing. His resume speaks for itself. Responded and delivered quickly. Most definitely gonna collaborate with him again. I tottally recommend him.

Interview with Marc Osterer

  1. Q: What are you working on at the moment?

  2. A: I play lead trumpet in a studio orchestra, recording underscore music for series, movies, video games, etc. I often tour with electro-swing producer Parov Stelar, and play in local jazz clubs. I also have an ongoing YouTube channel, "Extreme Trumpet" in which I explain interesting facets of trumpet playing and post entertaining or funny trumpet videos.

  3. Q: What questions do you ask prospective clients?

  4. A: Would you like a raw, flat track, or mixed, with EQ and effects? Should I play identical to the sample, give my own interpretation, or improvise something completely different? Would you like a mute, or any other special type of sound?

  5. Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?

  6. A: I've been playing trumpet since age 5, piano since 8, and many other instruments along the way. I studied jazz at one of the world's top conservatories, and have performed for audiences from living room concerts to Coachella, and everything in between.

  7. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  8. A: Getting an audience interested in the inner workings of music theory, history, and performance.

  9. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  10. A: I've been a fan of ribbon microphones for as long as I've been recording. Paired with a good preamp, the trumpet sound comes out clean and honest. Then it's up to me and the music.

  11. Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.

  12. A: Improvised trumpet solos, horn lines, and replacing virtual instruments on tracks.

1) Electro-Swing 2) Jazz (muted) 3) Blues (live) 4) Classical 5) Flugelhorn

  • TrumpetAverage price - $100 per song
GenresSounds Like
  • Prince
  • Louis Armstrong
  • Miles Davis
Gear Highlights
  • Trumpet (Bb piston
  • Bb rotary
  • C piston)
  • Flugelhorn
  • Piccolo Trumpet
  • Ribbon microphone
  • Logic Pro
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