My trumpet is in the bath

Discussion in 'Trumpet Discussion' started by B15M, Dec 12, 2009.

  1. B15M

    B15M Forte User

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    I played a gig where all the food and drink were free so, I ate and drank.

    Can a combination of beer and steak and hot wings hurt the trumpet?

    I'm not taking any chances.
     
  2. Dave Mickley

    Dave Mickley Forte User

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    Depends - if the wings were really hot your trumpet will be able to hit higher notes. LOL
     
  3. B15M

    B15M Forte User

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    before I put it in the bath I played some high notes and flames came out of the bell
     
  4. jdostie

    jdostie Piano User

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    Haha, there was an episode of "Man vs Food" last night with "Atomic Buffalo Wings.". Those should be good for the "Triple D" thread.
     
  5. guitarsrmine

    guitarsrmine Piano User

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    That episode of Man vs. Food was filmed about 35 miles from where I live-at Quaker Steak and Lube-and those puppies are FLAMING-almost painful to eat. You have to sign a waiver f you order them, so if you end up in ICU, you cant sue them!!!!!
     
  6. rowuk

    rowuk Moderator Staff Member

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    That was your hot playing burning off the food particles in the horn. It is called catalytic thermal oxidation and is also used in auto clean kitchen ovens.

    You need to be careful otherwise you will burn your lips!
     
  7. tedh1951

    tedh1951 Utimate User

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    ...... and be wary of starting notes with your tongue. too.
     
  8. Bourbon City

    Bourbon City Pianissimo User

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    I "never" eat before I play for two reasons: One being breath support and the other being food particles blown into my horn. You are right in cleaning your horn with a bath, just in case you blew small chunks into your horn.

    However, with most Musicians, a free meal is a free meal. Eat well and clean your horn afterwards.
     
  9. B15M

    B15M Forte User

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    What would you do if you were playing for a wedding reception and you play one set and then dinner?
     
  10. willbarber

    willbarber Piano User

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    Brush your teeth.

    Wisp!
     

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