Stiff Lips When Playing Trumpet How To Fix Unresponsive Chops
It’s early in the morning and after my second cup of coffee I pick up my beloved horn. I start my practice day by doing som descending scales, like the ones I talk about in the article warm up routines for trumpet.
Take a pen and a piece of paper and draw 21 squares, or use a paper calendar. For the next three weeks you are going to give yourself a score and write it down in the calendar after each practice session.
Why Does My Head Hurt When I Play Trumpet?
Headache When Playing
“Another important difference between the trumpet and the cornet is the bore size, or the inside of the tubing. On the trumpet the tubing is what we call “cylindrical” whereas on the cornet the tubing is “conical”
Cornet vs. Trumpet
The difference between a cornet and a trumpet
and how/where they are used
This article is going to answer the question “what’s the difference between a cornet and a trumpet ?” as well as shed some light on in what situations you’d be better off using the cornet instead of the trumpet, and vice versa.
“When picking up the trumpet again it is actually on day two and three that you should be more careful. Playing trumpet again after a long break is going to shock your embouchure muscles, so no matter how easy you go at it the first day, your embouchure muscles will be overworked on day two and day three….”
Playing Trumpet After A Long Break
I’m quite familiar with the frustration and mental anguish that can accompany the decision to start playing trumpet again after having had a long break. This is because I have had many long breaks in may days myself, with the longest one being a little over a year.
What is The Best Age To Start Playing Trumpet / Brass Instruments?
Brass instruments are not the easiest musical instruments to master but once you do, they present a world of fun and excitement to the player. So, if brass instruments are considered pretty challenging, what would be the best age to start playing brass instruments? Well, that is precisely what this article is going to cover. Continue reading “Best Age To Start Playing Trumpet / Brass Instruments?”
“Playing trumpet with braces can be a serious handicap and a source of great frustration. However, if you play your cards right, playing with braces might just give you an edge over other trumpeters in the long run…”
Can You Play Trumpet With Braces?
10 Tips How To Play The Trumpet With Braces
Because of my website, I often get asked trumpet questions by email and today, when I opened my mailbox, a reader of my blog wrote “what trumpet does Tine Thing Helseth play?”, he also wants to know if I like Tines trumpet playing and if I have ever met her… Continue reading “What Trumpet Does Tine Thing Helseth Play?”
When it comes to trumpet playing, there are few things I have struggled with as much as getting rid of unnecessary tension. It took me so many years before I finally got where I am today and in this article I’m going to share the tips and tricks I have learned along the way….