Shaky Tone On Trumpet When Playing. Hands? Lips? Embouchure?

A man has shaky tone on the trumpet

Why You Are Getting A Shaky Tone On The Trumpet…
…And What To Do About It



Many of use have, at some point in our lives, had issues with a shaky tone when playing the trumpet. This can be caused by many things such as shaky hands, uncontrollable lip trembling and a host of other factors that I’m going to write about in this article… Continue reading “Shaky Tone On Trumpet When Playing. Hands? Lips? Embouchure?”

Best Tuner For Trumpet-Clip On Vs App? A Buyers Guide

A good clip on tuner can be a valuable tool when we want to learn how to really lock in the pitch

Best Clip On Tuners For Trumpet

A good trumpet tuner can be a valuable tool for every musician that is not blessed with having absolute pitch. This is especially true for brass players since our choice of musical instrument happen to be physically demanding, making  Continue reading “Best Tuner For Trumpet-Clip On Vs App? A Buyers Guide”

How Often Should You Clean The Trumpet-HOW To Clean A Trumpet




How Often Should You Clean Your Trumpet? …And
HOW To Clean Your Trumpet

Many trumpet players are diligent students in the practice room but when it comes to washing the inside of the tubes, and the rest of the trumpet, they could be doing a much better job. Leaving the trumpet dirty for a long time could even be dangerous and cause a form of lung disease… Continue reading “How Often Should You Clean The Trumpet-HOW To Clean A Trumpet”

Swollen Lips From Playing Trumpet TIPS To Prevent Swelling Lips When Playing

“A few years ago I had a lot of struggle with my lips swelling when playing the trumpet. I played worse than I otherwise would have, on quite a few gigs because of this, and since you are reading this article I’m guessing you know that feeling…and that it’s far from being fun!”

swollen lips after playing trumpet

Swollen Lips From Playing Trumpet
How To Prevent Swelling

If you get swollen lips from playing trumpet, to the point of it interfering with your playing, then this is the article for you because in this post I will share 7 tips on how I personally dealt with this, annoying issue. Continue reading “Swollen Lips From Playing Trumpet TIPS To Prevent Swelling Lips When Playing”

How To Play The Trumpet Without Mouthpiece Pressure -5 EASY TIPS-

“Now we are talking because this is something that is achievable. You see there is always going to be some mouthpiece pressure. It is inevitable, and the higher and louder we play, the more pressure we will use. This is just the way it is, however…”

playing trumpet wihout pressure
As you can see, it is important for me to use as little mouthpiece pressure as possible!

How To Play Trumpet Without Pressure

If you are wondering how to play the trumpet without mouthpiece pressure then we have to get one thing clear right from the start…

…it can’t be done. There is no such thing as NO mouthpiece pressure!

But wait a minute, stay with me here… Continue reading “How To Play The Trumpet Without Mouthpiece Pressure -5 EASY TIPS-“

10 Simple Tips For Piccolo Trumpet Playing

piccolo trumpet



10 Simple Tips For Piccolo Trumpet Playing

If you are thinking about starting to play the piccolo trumpet, or if you already play the piccolo and you think reading a few tips wouldn’t hurt…

…well, then you are on the right page because in this blog post I will present 10 tips for playing the piccolo trumpet. Continue reading “10 Simple Tips For Piccolo Trumpet Playing”

Does Playing The Trumpet Hurt Dogs Ears ?

dogs ears hurting from loud trumpet sound



Does playing the trumpet hurt my dogs ears?

You play a few notes on your trumpet and immediately your beloved dog starts howling. Perhaps your dog is really into music and like singing along? …or does playing the trumpet hurt dogs ears? Continue reading “Does Playing The Trumpet Hurt Dogs Ears ?”

What is The Best Trumpet Practice Mute? Bremner Review

trumpet accessoriesBest Trumpet Practice mutes
My review

What is the best trumpet practice mute without digital feedback system?

I just made a post where I test the Yamaha Silent brass system, you know the practice mute that has a digital feedback system with headphones…

…in that review I stated that the Yamaha is the best one out on the market at this point. I stand by my statement…

But what if…

  • What if you don’t want or need the headphones and batteries?…
  • What if you don’t have 170-200 dollars to spend?….
  • What if you are looking for the best practice mute with no headphones?…

Continue reading “What is The Best Trumpet Practice Mute? Bremner Review”