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Discussion in 'Trumpet Discussion' started by rdt1959, Sep 25, 2007.
"maybe you should take up tennis..."
"Wait.. what the hell is your foot doing?"
"You have to stop listening to Clarinets! They're wrong!"
I think i'll keep this one anonymous.
"Don't you think if I wanted you sound like Phil Smith I would have just put on a his record? Play what's in your head. The only trumpet player I want to hear out the other end of your bell is you!"
Never practice....always perform.
"Carroll...as a composer you make a pretty good trumpet player"
On improvised blues solos,"you can't practice life!you must simply live it!"
Dave, they meant if you wanted a better high register, you needed to become a happier person. They didn't mean smile with the horn on your face!
The trumpet is like a turtle.......
If you want to eat................you better learn to read!
"You have to be the crazy person for yourself." - Stephen Burns
That was in reference to the fact that I tend to play things very mechanically and he'd always have to tell me how I should shape things and how to visualize things. After a certain point, he realized that I was relying on him to tell me how to do things, and he wanted me to start thinking for myself when it came to interpreting the music.
Sound advice, I think. Although, 10 years later, I'm still trying to become the crazy person...
"That's about as good as tits on a bull".