Over Practicing ?

Discussion in 'Trumpet Discussion' started by robeebee, Sep 30, 2013.

  1. tobylou8

    tobylou8 Utimate User

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    A large bore horn could have an effect. I have 3 and they all play differently. My Holton ST-302 is very free blowing and takes some getting used to. It's not for the fainthearted! Also, if you are in the habit of using too much mpc pressure to compensate for fatigue, you could be causing your problem that way.
     
  2. JNINWI

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    TrumpetMD – Same exact thing last weekend, Double on Saturday, didn’t touch the horn on Sunday, Monday I had all my chops ! This is also normal for me after a long day, don’t play the next day. I do the same thing before a long gig, play hard all week then just a short soft warm up the day before, basically no playing the day before. : )
     
  3. robeebee

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    Fitted trim kit, I was sceptical but it does make a difference

    Notes just click in better, my playing was a little better too

    Some days I just don't have it
     
  4. gmonady

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    Whimp!:bleah:
     
  5. gmonady

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    Played a demanding 4 hr gig on Saturday, 3 hour church gig Sunday, Monday had a 2 hour quintet rehearsal AND then followed by a 3 hour big band rehearsal yesterday, and today, did a 1 hour Jazz Band rehearsal with the public school I mentor today, then came home to practice an hour and a half. I feel GREAT! No breaks for me... oh no, no breaks for me... the world just demands too much of my lips... and I am here to provide lip service! Yep that's me, Dr. Lip Service!
     
  6. TrumpetMD

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    Show-off! :-)

    Mike
     
  7. kingtrumpet

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    can anyone VERIFY the claims by GM, other than GM?? --- just saying unless we have corroborating testimony from at least 2 witnesses, then we can NOT substantiate the claims of GM!!!! ROFL ROFL ROFL (((to clarify - he might have had witnesses at most events, but can we really verify his practicing at home????))))
     
  8. gmonady

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    Just listen to Marvin:
    Can I get a Witness-Marvin Gaye - YouTube
     
  9. Vulgano Brother

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    Twice in my life I couldn't get myself tired. The fist during a brass ensemble workshop, which involved tons of playing--6 to eight hours a day of finesse filled music making. The second was preparing for a quintet tour in Japan. Most of the required playing was in the staff, sometimes slow and sometimes fast. This in addition to my daily routine, which got me well above and well below the staff.

    So we're looking at about two hours of high-impact playing and six to eight hours of low impact playing, and this way 1/3 to 1/4 of our playing day is spent on the physically hard stuff .
     
  10. JNINWI

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    This has happened to me also, just a few times… Man what a feeling ! If that is what being “One” with the horn feels like I want more of that !! Both times for me happened at the perfect time, in an R&B / Funk / Rock band with a Killer good book. What sucks about it is that you can remember the feeling, but you can’t re-create it, it’s something that just happens… like those magic moments with a band. Nice post VB, if more people have experienced this, it could make a good thread !
     

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