The Embouchure Change…

The Embouchure Change…

…is slowly but surely starting to pay dividends. I can now articulate much more clearer in the register between middle C and high C. This register, has on the big Bb trumpet, always been a problem area for me when it comes to clear articualtions. My endurance is also improving. Trumpet endurance…can we have too…

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A Small Embouchure Change…

A Small Embouchure Change…

Yes I’m at it again! …I have done “modifications” to my embouchure setup before…. many many times and I will not stop untill I find what I know is the best way to play for me. I’m always looking for ways to play the trumpet more¬†efficiently. Right now I’m “gripping” the mouthpiece more with my…

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Trumpet Tonguing And The Annoying Double Buzz

Trumpet Tonguing And The Annoying Double Buzz

I did my usual trumpet practice sessions today with the exception of playing any music. I was running short on time so I focused on the fundamentals. One weakness as a trumpeter, I often have, is the annoying double buzz. That is the note splitting in to two notes or…almost splits. It’s kind of the…

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Trumpet Practicing For Endurance and Physical Exercise…

Trumpet Practicing For Endurance and Physical Exercise…

The date is wrong for this post. It is now¬†17 September 2017. (This issue will be fixed in my next post) Having been playing the trumpet for 35 years now I can with confidence say that I notice that cardio training IN BETWEEN my practice sessions of the day (I usually have 2-3 trumpet sessions…

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