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Discussion in 'Trumpet Discussion' started by TrumpEl, Apr 20, 2015.

  1. tobylou8

    tobylou8 Utimate User

    Dec 22, 2008
    If you're playing hymns, play the melody as mentioned. I've tried call and response, but get no response and they look at me like what are you doing???? I also play the Flugel and try to just play harmonic progressions. If I ad lib too much, it makes the guitar player mad. Work out as much in rehearsal as possible. Ironically, because we only do "cool" music, I did sound check once and played the melody to "What A Friend We Have In Jesus" and the whole band jumped in on my sound check!!!! The FOH guy wasn't amused!!!

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