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Discussion in 'Trumpet Discussion' started by xjb0906, Jul 29, 2011.

  1. gmonady

    gmonady Utimate User

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    Yah, relax. You cannot listen when your are stressed to the max. Ensemble playing is first about listening and is ALL about hearing. This cannot be accomplished with anxiety clouding the senses.

    Listening to CDs is NOT the solution here. You need to go into the ensemble NOT thinking "this ensemble does nothing but worsen my ability to keep time" to I am going to key into the most solid rhythm player in the ensemble and OUTLINE his/her patterns, and on each cycle, I will then add to the complexity of my lines.
     
  2. gmonady

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    I agree, I always were a suit to a gig so I look, feel and play sharp. Club owners comment on this and are floored by the professionalism the suit conveys. So I also think that you are really in tune when you are sharp.
     

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