Things you hate about the Trumpet

Discussion in 'Trumpet Discussion' started by Satchmo Brecker, Apr 27, 2011.

  1. gmonady

    gmonady Utimate User

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    1. I am bummed that there are not more hours in the day that I can practice my trumpet

    2. I am bummed that I may never have the chance to personally meet rowuk.

    3. I am bummed that I get fatigued so easily when I try to play my Olds Recording and Hammond B-3 together at the same time.

    Maybe not necessarily in that order. 2 is pretty high up there. And rowuk, in your infinite wisdom, hate IS too harsh a word
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    Extra credit post: I am bummed that I can never come up with an answer as philosophically sophisticated as rowuk... He is my hero.
     
  2. larry tscharner

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    There is only ONE thing that I hate about trumpet and that is that we are all limited in some way by endurrance. I would play for six hours because I love it. On piano or drums, or guitar that can happen, but lips only last so long. It is frustrating to fade away on a spot that I know that I can play. Its an age old problem for a lot of players. Improvements in this area are slow for me. Best wishes.
     
  3. tobylou8

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    +1 on the last two posts:thumbsup:
     
  4. Kujo20

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    The only thing I don't like about the trumpet is that they cost money to buy. My wish list of trumpets (and other instruments) grows every week...and I don't have the money for them all! :( ...including a Hammond B3...So if you ever feel like giving yours away Gary..... ;) Ha ha!!!

    Kujo
     
  5. rowuk

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    Now that is a bad joke................ I will admit to having a VERY weird sense of humor!

    The problem is in the weight of words more than anything else. In a live conversation, we have feedback and can adjust as necessary. Blogged, we have to get to know our partners - and that is the biggest problem on the internet. In the beginning stuff sounds rude - because the listener is not listening. Once a true conversation starts, it is easy to zero in on "natural stuff".

    GM,
    jokes belong in the lounge. There we have no issues - even with Maynard in highschool 60 years ago. I do not moderate in the lounge and therefore don't "have" to read the content to check for bad language or other no-nos. As I have committed to moderating this general trumpet forum, I do read each post.
     
  6. gmonady

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    I appreciate your instructional notification on jokes, and I agree, but I am not joking. I mean what I say. It would be my honor to meet (or hear you play) someday.
     
  7. gmonady

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    I am in the same money boat, and I am constantly treading water to keep it from sinking. The Hammond I inherited from my mother on her passing. My dad (also recently passing) gave it to her as a gift while she was recovering from lung surgery back in 1962. I was the one in our family that took to playing it, that launched my music career at age 7 years. That instrument is priceless for this reason. But I do appreciate, Kujo, your appreciation of fine instruments.
     
  8. LEBOUTILLIER

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    One thing I hate about trumpet: my wife thinks I need to spend time with her over practicing. I know that she should be the priority, however after one failed marriage, I should have learned my lesson, but that brass mistress demands so much time...
     
  9. JNINWI

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    There's nothing I hate about the trumpet......It's the best teacher I've ever had, and humbles me daily.
     
  10. turtlejimmy

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    This is so true ..... When you're chatting without the benefit of being able to see people, you can't tell what their body language is saying, or catch a little smile at a certain moment, to get the idea they're just kidding ... or whatever. It's always a good idea in here to err on the side of friendliness ... or toss in a smilie dude to show that you're being silly or sarcastic. It really helps.:shock::roll::-o;-):cool:ROFL:oops::-P

    Turtle
     

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