Category Archives: Trumpet

One Range – A Trumpet Chops Strategy Guide

The One Range Book Now Available Good news everyone. The One Range book is finally available. The One Range book helps you design your practice sessions in a way that will give you maximum physical benefit on the trumpet. When … Continue reading

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Trumpet Q&A No. 3

Trumpet Q&A No. 3 – Live Stream 9:30 AM today (6/7/19) we will be answering your questions. Feel free to pop in and ask whatever you want to ask.

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G Above Super C

So, here’s a short clip of me demonstrating high notes at a summer masterclass. The funny thing about this video is that I don’t typically demonstrate high notes in public this way. There are only a few contexts when I … Continue reading

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NEW: Skype Lessons

After dragging my feet for years, I have finally given into the idea of offering private trumpet lessons over a Skype connection. Skype Lessons for Trumpet It’s official! We are now offering what used to be called “Internet Trumpet Lessons,” … Continue reading

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Driving Straight Through Your Sound

Speaking of Analogies In my most recent trumpet lesson post called Trumpet Analogies, I wrote about why trumpet and other brass teachers use so many analogies. Today’s post is about one of those analogies. How to Get a Good Trumpet … Continue reading

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Trumpet Analogies

Revealing What’s Hidden If you hang around trumpet (and other brass instrument) teachers long enough, you will learn that we have a tendency to use a lot of analogies. There is a reason for this. In contrast to instruments like … Continue reading

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Playing Trumpet With Chapped Lips

My problems playing trumpet with chapped lips began when I lived in El Paso, an arid, mountainous area of the great state of Texas. In stark contrast to living in Hawaii, where I had lived previously to El Paso, the … Continue reading

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