79 yr old trumpet player (6months) difficulty playing high notes in staff.

Discussion in 'Trumpet Discussion' started by TeddyZ, Nov 8, 2015.

  1. Ed Lee

    Ed Lee Utimate User

    Aug 16, 2009
    Jackson NC
    Peter, I printed it, visually scanned it and see it similar to a lot of stuff as was thrown at me in college, which was tedium then and would be now ... really it was coercion then if I wanted a decent grade ... and that certainly took away all the enjoyment. I've never had a good F# (fourth line of bass clef) on a Bb trumpet

    Too, now with COPD I'd be penciling in quite a few more breath marks than some others!

    Just don't believe the beginning students I sometimes tutor could get into it either.

    I do take umbrage at his usage of a PAUSE to take a break/rest period. Just can't be in real music!

    My agenda for Saturday is to go to the studio and record Holiday Schottische by Stephen Collins Foster.

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