E.K. Blessing Welcomes Doug Woolverton

Posted on September 19, 2018

ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI – E.K Blessing is thrilled to have international touring musician and composer Doug Woolverton join its family of artists. Doug is one of the most in demand trumpet players in the industry and regularly plays an E.K. Blessing BFH-1541RT Flugelhorn.

“It means a lot that Doug has chosen our BFH-1541RT as his go to flugelhorn,” SaysPhil Baughman, Brand Manager at E.K. Blessing.  “We’ve worked hard to provide musicians at his level an instrument that can respond to every demand.  Having Doug’s endorsement means we’re doing something right and it’s really an honor to have him aboard.”

Doug Woolverton earned a BA in trumpet performance from Northern State University and then went on to perform with some of the industry’s greatest acts, from Aretha Franklin, The Temptations and John Scofield to Warren Haynes and They Might Be Giants.  He is also the former trumpet player for the award winning Roomful of Blues. Woolverton tours with his own band, Groove Merchants, and has been nominated for multiple awards.

Doug says of the E.K. Blessing BFH-1541RT, “This flugel offers an even blow with rich, warm characteristics that inspire me to translate ideas I hear in my head whenever I play it. My Blessing 1541 flugelhorn is so enjoyable and easy to play. I love it.”

For more information call St Louis Music at 800-727-4512 or email [email protected]

{Pictured:  Doug Woolverton, photo by James Boyd}

St. Louis Music/U.S. Band & Orchestra is one of the largest general distributors of musical instruments and accessories in North America. SLM is the owner of Alvarez Guitars, Austin Guitars, Knilling String Instruments, E.K. Blessing, & Sigma Guitars. The company is also the exclusive USA distributor of Dixon Drums & Hardware, Antigua, and P. Mauriat Brass and Woodwinds.  SLM also distributes over 250 brands of accessories to music stores across the USA.

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