Is the angle of the air stream into the mouthpiece something to be concerned about?

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  1. gmonady

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    Re: Is the angle of the air stream into the mouthpiece something to be concerned abou

    The mind is a terrible thing to waste; just as the waist is a terrible thing to mind.
     
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  2. turtlejimmy

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    Re: Is the angle of the air stream into the mouthpiece something to be concerned abou

    Nicely put.

    Talking to yourself just means that you have more minds minding the store. You know, two minds are better than one. :D


    Turtle
     
  3. gmonady

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    I have half a mind to let this statement just go right on by.
     
  4. tobylou8

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    Re: Is the angle of the air stream into the mouthpiece something to be concerned abou

    What was the question?
     
  5. coolerdave

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    let me confer with myself and I will get right back to you on that
     
  6. kingtrumpet

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    was that the left hemispere or the right??? -- which half is the one thinking at this moment???? ROFL ROFL ROFL

    that leads me to a serious question -- if the left half?? OK one half of the brain is the musical part, how does that know to coordinate with the muscle memory part of the brain?? just saying, in TJ's case if he is doing long tones, can he (literally) still think with the other half?? I mean is that really possible???
     
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    my neighbor just lost 178 lbs. She can lose weight very fast --- although she did mention that in a sentence and about how she kicked her husband out, or he left or something like that -- and that was a big contribution to losing the weight.!! ROFL ROFL ROFL
     
  8. kingtrumpet

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    and that reminds me --- tension in the job, the relationship, overbooked, too many bills, kids are sick, etc, etc --- that affects how play the trumpet, and also how relaxed we are when we play the trumpet ---- FOCUS FOCUS FOCUS
     
  9. gmonady

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    The right brain is the artistic side. Muscle memory is a habitual learning response triggered by reflex archs.
     
  10. kingtrumpet

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    so if you find the correct angle of your airstream to produce high notes -- then you just train your mind/body to remember that ---- and it becomes automatic from the autonomous nervous system??? I mean if it is a reflex, then one would not have to think about playing high notes --- once they learned how to play them -- would they????

    and that solves all the mystery of high notes!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
     

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