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Discussion in 'Trumpet Discussion' started by Easytrumpet, Aug 10, 2015.

  1. Easytrumpet

    Easytrumpet New Friend

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    Is it bad for your lips or will it effect your regular trumpet playing if i start playing a pocket trumpet with playing regular trumpet?
     
  2. Kujo20

    Kujo20 Forte User

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    No it won't. Unless you over practice, but that's a separate problem.

    Kujo
     
  3. veery715

    veery715 Utimate User

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    The short answer is no - do it. Use the same mouthpiece. But I wonder why you are considering a pocket trumpet.
     
  4. Easytrumpet

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    What's wrong with a pocket trumpet?
     
  5. Easytrumpet

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    They're small and tiny and i like that, but the sound quality probably won't be as good as a trumpet.
     
  6. Kujo20

    Kujo20 Forte User

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    Nothing is wrong with them. It's just more common to see somebody pick up a C trumpet, or a flugelhorn before they go for a pocket trumpet.

    Maybe you already have those?

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  7. rowuk

    rowuk Moderator Staff Member

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    Unfocussed playing is bad for your lips. If you are paying attention and working on what you are having trouble with, multiple horns gives you a bigger choice of things to choose from......
     
  8. BrassBandMajor

    BrassBandMajor Fortissimo User

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    I started trumpet back in 2009.
    I started off with a King Pocket Cornet.
    Then switched to my Yamaha.
     
  9. Ed Kennedy

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    Pockets are handy for traveling and fun for sitting in. I once landed a circus gig auditioning on a pocket cornet, a crappy little Czek horn improved with a Schilke leadpipe.
     
  10. robrtx

    robrtx Mezzo Forte User

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    Simultaneously? :shock:

    Seriously, pocket trumpets are great for travel or practice when a full size trumpet may be cumbersome or impractical. Carol Brass makes some great quality options at an affordable price. I got mine from TMer Trent at Austin Custom Brass.
     

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