Too tired to practice?

Discussion in 'Trumpet Discussion' started by mctrumpet98, Dec 13, 2012.

  1. Ed Lee

    Ed Lee Utimate User

    Aug 16, 2009
    Jackson NC
    Don't know why we "practice" anything! I believe such may be a misnomer and should be changed to "study" as is a continuum in life regardless of the endeavor. If at all, practice seems more the development of skills rather than the knowledge of how a task may be accomplished based on precedence by others.
  2. leftmid7

    leftmid7 Mezzo Piano User

    Sep 21, 2010
    Franklin, TN
    Are there days I don't want to? Sure. But what I think about is,' If I DON'T practice today, what won't I be ready for tomorrow, or what if I get called for a gig spur of the moment?' That motivates me. Friday, I had to work my day job and then was meeting friends for dinner and a movie. I made sure to buzz on the mpc everywhere I drove, then, I was in the theater parking lot doing range studies in my van for 15 min before I went. You just do it. Otherwise, don't play the trumpet.
  3. bumblebee

    bumblebee Fortissimo User

    Jan 21, 2010
    Great Southern Land
    I wondered about that - my garage has a big metal door which acts like an amplifier or sounding board straight into our neighbour's house. I am glad it works for you.


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