Cruise ship and practice mute question

Discussion in 'Trumpet Discussion' started by MVF, Feb 20, 2012.

  1. kehaulani

    kehaulani Fortissimo User

    May 14, 2011
    Hawaian homey
    WT_!? I thought a scenic cruise for two was to do just the opposite. Like - jump in the shower with her!
  2. MVF

    MVF Pianissimo User

    Sep 10, 2010
    Have you ever seen the shower on a cruise ship? We're not in a suite!

    But, seriously, folks, I appreciate the advice about just being with my wife and I assure you I will not let the trumpet get between us, if you know what I mean! ;-)
  3. Jackson Arch

    Jackson Arch Piano User

    Mar 6, 2010
    All great stuff and I agree with dedicating the time to the wife. Although, what would I know? The several cruises I took were aboard big grey amphibious warships with a bunch of other stinky, short haired men...but the price was right! Just a thought...large ships have lots of spaces and lots of those spaces are sparsely populated and/or rarely used by the crew. Might ask the cruise line (or Julie, the cruise director) if they would allow you access to one of those areas to practice. I'd also bet most cruise ships have cabins for performers to rehearse and practice in. Can't hurt to ask. Would be nice to practice without a mute.
  4. Chuck Cox

    Chuck Cox Forte User

    Oct 3, 2008
    Cary NC
    No comment. Really?

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