TOP 3 Best Plastic Mouthpieces For Trumpet

Plastic mouthpieces feel softer on the lips because they have more “give” to them than metal. This can be very helpful for trumpeters with braces.

Many people find the “Kelly Screamer” mouthpiece to be a phenomenal plastic mouthpiece for high notes. Click image to check real user reviews on Amazon

Best Plastic Mouthpieces For Trumpet

Plastic mouthpieces feel softer on the lips because they have more “give” to them than metal. This can be very helpful for trumpeters with braces. In fact, if you are using braces I would recommend a plastic mouthpiece over a regular, metal/brass, mouthpiece. Continue reading “TOP 3 Best Plastic Mouthpieces For Trumpet”

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?”

10 SIMPLE Tips How To Relax While Playing Trumpet

a man playing trumpet with a lot of tension in his body

How To Relax While Playing Trumpet



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….

I recommend that you try them all, implement the tips you find work the best, and practice/ use them on a regular basis. Because almost every trumpeter knows… Continue reading “10 SIMPLE Tips How To Relax While Playing Trumpet”

Playing Trumpet On The Side Of Your Mouth-Mouthpiece Place

 

playing trumpet on the side of the mouth

Playing Trumpet On The Side Of Your Mouth
Mouthpiece Placement?

Are you having concerns about what the right mouthpiece placement for trumpet playing really is? Well, you are not alone since many trumpeters are asking questions like:

Is it ok to play trumpet on the side of your mouth?

Or they have questions like… Continue reading “Playing Trumpet On The Side Of Your Mouth-Mouthpiece Place”

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?”

5 Simple Tips How To Relax Your Throat While Playing Trumpet

a tense throat from playing trumpet



How To Relax Your Throat While Playing Trumpet

Do you feel your throat and neck tense up when you play the trumpet? If so this is a blog post you should read.

Believe it or not, this is a very common problem and something we need to fix because playing with tension will negatively affect your sound, endurance  as well as your ability to control your playing. Continue reading “5 Simple Tips How To Relax Your Throat While Playing Trumpet”

Best Mic For Recording Trumpet Sennheiser MD 441-U Microphone

I was looking for the best mic for trumpet recording as well as the best mic for “trumpet live”, and my budget was limited. After having spent a few days, trying a lot of brands, I fell in love with the Sennheiser MD 441-U, for reasons I’m about to tell you right now…

Sennheiser MD 441 U Mic for recording trumpetBest Mic For Recording Trumpet The Sennheiser MD 441-U Microphone For Recording As Well As For Live Gigs

Last year I was on a hunt to find the best mic for recording trumpet. Not only recording but I wanted to find a mic that would be good for live gigs as well. After trying out a bunch of them, I decided to buy the one that came closest to the way I wanted the trumpet mic to capture my sound. Continue reading “Best Mic For Recording Trumpet Sennheiser MD 441-U Microphone”

Trumpet Warm Up Exercises-Best Routines And How To Warm Up

On this page you will find trumpet warm up exercises for beginners, intermediates and advanced!



Trumpet Warm Up Exercises And
How To Warm Up On Trumpet

Wondering how to warm up on trumpet, and now you are looking for trumpet warm up routines and exercises? If so this is the ultimate page for you, so grab a cup of coffee and stay for a while, because this could really improve your trumpet playing significantly. Continue reading “Trumpet Warm Up Exercises-Best Routines And How To Warm Up”

What Is A Good Trumpet For a HighSchool Student

Jean Paul USA TR-430 Intermediate Trumpet 

In my opinion this is a very good trumpet for a high school student. It is an excellent choice and is a great buy for parents wanting to purchase their aspiring trumpeter a new horn.

What Is A Good Trumpet For a
High School Student?

If you like music, and playing the trumpet, then you owe it to yourself to invest in a decent trumpet. However, most high school students are still unsure where their trumpet playing is going take them in the coming years, and with that in mind it is perhaps not the best idea to invest in a very expensive, professional trumpet at this point… Continue reading “What Is A Good Trumpet For a HighSchool Student”