Glossary of Obscure Trumpet Terms and Slang

Discussion in 'Trumpet Discussion' started by Sethoflagos, Mar 3, 2014.

  1. RRVancil

    RRVancil Piano User

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    Seth,

    How about: Lick = a small phrase, generally undeveloped, that someone enjoys playing

    Noodle = to play a group of random notes that may become a lick or theme

    Feel free to edit.

    Thanks for starting this thread.

    Rick
     
  2. gmonady

    gmonady Utimate User

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    Premature Articulation: Entering from a rest phrase too early.
     
  3. gmonady

    gmonady Utimate User

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    Scat: Singing a phrase with syllables in replace of words, often times as the words are forgotten.
     
  4. Reedman1

    Reedman1 Piano User

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    How about "doit" (upward glissando) and "plop" (kind of the opposite)?
     
  5. Sethoflagos

    Sethoflagos Utimate User

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    Can you play 'scat' on a trumpet?
     
  6. trumpetsplus

    trumpetsplus Fortissimo User

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    mp means Mighty Powerful
     
  7. Bochawa!!!

    Bochawa!!! Forte User

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    "Fatman, Fatman, Fatman"


    mf means "Maynard Ferguson;" take it up an octave and add a lip trill.
     
  8. Sethoflagos

    Sethoflagos Utimate User

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    Anybody brave enough to have a go at slotting/resistance/dark/bright/stuffy/open/gap/compression/pressure/armstrong

    ...and I can't believe Ivan forgot 'Octave Key' ROFL
     
  9. Reedman1

    Reedman1 Piano User

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    Shake - I guess it's an older term for lip-trill.
    Con sordino - stuff a small fish in the bell.
     
  10. Rapier

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    Tacet. The passage you can't play.
     

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