Exercises you can do off the trumpet

Discussion in 'Trumpet Discussion' started by _TrumpeT_, Jul 14, 2006.

  1. NickD

    NickD Forte User

    Lip buzzing!

    I am also a big advocate of lip buzzing. I will bring a mouthpiece on vacation if I am "forbidden" to bring my trumpet by the powers that be (though i can sneak my pocket trumpet into the trunk of my car!). If you want to you can buzz your lips and then buzz into a ring made with your thumb and forefinger, "bronz cheer" style.

    I also like to play a bit of tenor sax, too, though not practical for vacation time.

  2. Liad Bar-EL

    Liad Bar-EL Forte User

    Oct 25, 2003
    Jerusalem, Israel
    I gave up these mechanical physical exercises a long time ago. When I'm off the horn, I usually op for the more spiritual pursuits all of which help my trumpet playing in terms of musicianship and expression.

    Liad Bar-EL
  3. Vulgano Brother

    Vulgano Brother Moderator Staff Member

    Mar 23, 2006
    Parts Unknown
    Kissing cute french hornists. (German ones work too, but they are rare.)

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