Trumpet Player Gifts -Ideas On What To Buy For Brass Players

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Gift Ideas For Trumpet Players

So your friends birthday is coming up and now you are looking for tips and gift ideas for trumpet players? Well, if so you are on the right page because, as a trumpet player myself, I know that what we brass players like…

…so on this page I will present some good ideas on what to buy as a gift for someone who plays the trumpet, or brass players in general. Continue reading “Trumpet Player Gifts -Ideas On What To Buy For Brass Players”

Bach 3c Trumpet Mouthpiece -Specs-And Why It Is My Favorite?

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Bach Trumpet Mouthpiece 3c

In this article I’m going to share my thoughts on why the Bach 3c trumpet mouthpiece has been one of my favorite trumpet mouthpieces, during my 35 years of playing the trumpet…

…and, why I believe the Bach 3c mouthpiece should be the standard mouthpiece, that comes with every trumpet when buying a horn, instead of the 7c.

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Cornet vs. Trumpet – What’s the Difference Between Them?

“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”

Cornets vs. trumpets
Two cornets to the left and two trumpets to the right. What are the differences?



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.

This is something you must know so stay with me all the way to the end of the article. A lot of other questions about the trumpet vs. cornet will also be answered, and I will try my best to make it an easy and interesting read… Continue reading “Cornet vs. Trumpet – What’s the Difference Between Them?”

Best Age To Start Playing Trumpet / Brass Instruments?

Kids old enough to start playing the trumpet

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 A Cold – Sick Stuff!

A trumpet player is having a cold



Playing Trumpet With A Cold
Can You Practice While Being Sick?

As I’m about to start my practice session today I’m not feeling well at all. I can feel a cold coming on and this makes me wonder about a question I saw on a trumpet forum a few weeks back…

…can you practice while being sick?

Well, having friends around me heavy into health and medical stuff, I decided to take a deeper dive into that question in today’s blog post. Continue reading “Playing Trumpet With A Cold – Sick Stuff!”

What Trumpet Does Tine Thing Helseth Play?



What Trumpet Does Tine Thing Helseth Play?

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?”

How To Play Trumpet In An Apartment Without Disturbing Neighbors?

soundproofed apartment for trumpet playing

Playing Trumpet In Apartment Without Disturbing Neighbors  How to Soundproof Plus Other Tips



If you live in an apartment with lot’s of angry neighbors around you, and you happen to be a trumpet player, you could be making enemies faster than you can say “double high c” Continue reading “How To Play Trumpet In An Apartment Without Disturbing Neighbors?”

Trumpet Player Jokes! Funny Stuff About Trumpet Playing

Trumpet Player Jokes! Funny Stuff About Trumpeters



Trumpet playing is healthy and laughing is healthy, so why not make it super healthy and combine the two? Take a good look, laugh out loud, and share with your brass playing friends… Continue reading “Trumpet Player Jokes! Funny Stuff About Trumpet Playing”