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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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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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1001 Reasons for Your Bad Trumpet Sound

Just about every article I’ve ever read about tone production on the trumpet had to do with the process of getting a better sound. Unfortunately, it has been my experience that there are far more obstacles than there are processes. … Continue reading

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Teaching Trumpet Sound

As I grow in my role as a trumpet teacher, as the decades turn and my experience mounts, so does my uniqueness. I can quite honestly say that my teaching methods are different from almost every method I have ever … Continue reading

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