mouthpiece size

Discussion in 'Mouthpieces / Mutes / Other' started by nibb-1, Oct 29, 2010.

  1. nibb-1

    nibb-1 New Friend

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    Hi i bourght my first secondhand trumpet with a 7c mouthpiece made by elrham.I am a first time player and understand that everyones lips are diffrent sizes. And would like to know if any one hase a gide or rule of thumb to slecting the size of mouthpiece needed.I also understand that a 7c is a good alround mouthpiece to start with.Any help would be helpful:duh:
     
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  2. trumpetnick

    trumpetnick Fortissimo User

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    7C is a good starter mouthpiece. Stick with it for an year or 2 to get the basics mechanics of playing under your belt and only when you decide if you want to do something more specific you may need a teacher to help you pick up another mouthpiece if needed. However, I am not suggesting that till then it would be a good idea to learn the trumpet on your own...
     
  3. kingtrumpet

    kingtrumpet Utimate User

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    a 7C is what everyone (usually) starts out with --- it will work fine --- don't get caught up in mpc and pro trumpets --- you will know in 2 or so years if you want a change --- otherwise the 7C is just fine. practice, practice, practice will make the 7C comparable to any other mpc (in range and sound)
     
  4. Markie

    Markie Forte User

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    yes, its what most people start out on.
     

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