Jeffrey Curnow A Philadelphia Orchestra Trumpeter Who Blasts Off Musical Cartoons for NPR By Meridee Duddleston • Sep 4, 2017 A Philadelphia Orchestra musician has gained a national audience for a hobby that’s not based on sound. WRTI’s Meridee Duddleston has more. Listen Listening... / 1:45 Listen to the radio feature. A Teasing Trumpeter: Jeffrey Curnow's Cartoons By Tom Huizenga • Nov 3, 2015 Jeffrey Curnow has a serious funny bone. In his cartoons, he pokes fun at symphony orchestras, conductors and musicians from his perch as the associate principal trumpeter of the Philadelphia Orchestra.