Tips for beginner with no tutor

Discussion in 'Trumpet Discussion' started by essdrae, Jan 6, 2014.

  1. Dr.Mark

    Dr.Mark Mezzo Forte User

    Apr 5, 2011
    Hi Ted,
    You stated:
    "My one regret is that I took much too long to get my scales under my belt."
    These "ARE" the wisest words in the whole thread!! I promise that if you learn your scales really well, you can never go wrong! I was lucky. I had instructors that required me to know all twelve major scales (many a couple of octaves) by the time I was thirteen. Later I discovered minor scales, dominant scales, modes (modes are really cool! Get a couple of scales under your belt and I'll show you some neat stuff!) I can not imagine me without scales. I would not be musically where I am if it were not for scales, scales and more scales. Heck I was working scales about two hours ago.
  2. casbonano

    casbonano New Friend

    Jun 17, 2011
    Neenah, WI
    Just a heads up that I found am instructor who's primary instrument is the trumpet.

    Super Excited.

    Thanks everyone.

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