Trumpet and Trombone

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  1. dantala

    dantala New Friend

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    I have a thought to try and learn trombone or even tuba. I am wondering if it will cause a problem with my trumpet playing? Different em brochure and all. My first love is trumpet, but I would like to experiment.
     
  2. Brekelefuw

    Brekelefuw Fortissimo User

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    I play trumpet and double on tuba. It never affected my playing. I play in a band where I have to switch between trumpet and tuba between songs.

    The word is Embouchure, not em brochure.
     
  3. bigtiny

    bigtiny Mezzo Forte User

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    I've been wanting to do this for years. I just bought a new 'bone and am starting to work. I was thinking the other day that sax players routinely play alto, tenor, soprano, and bari; often they play bass sax too; and double on clarinets, flutes, etc.

    Playing low brass should be somewhat analogous to playing the sax family as far as I can figure.

    Whatever, I'm going to do it anyway! =:-)

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  4. rowuk

    rowuk Moderator Staff Member

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    Additional instruments just need ADDITIONAL practice time. If you have the time, go for it!
     
  5. larry tscharner

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    It will make you a better all round musician. I admire that. As for me I cant even play one instrument to any ones satisfaction. Best wishes.
     
  6. kingtrumpet

    kingtrumpet Utimate User

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    1 instrument? the real question is - Are you happy with that one instrument?

    I was thinking of a trombone, or clarinet as a double (I have no trombone, and the clarinet sits in the closet) -- I only have time to concentrate on the trumpet -- it takes all the musical ability I have to make that sound OK -- but I love it.
     
  7. Ed Lee

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    Did it about all the time in high school and forward. mello (Eb & F), bone, euph, tuba, and Suzy(BBb) because then it was necessary. Yes, it means practice on the instruments one is to play.
     
  8. ComeBackKid

    ComeBackKid Fortissimo User

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    Looks like dantala made one post a year ago and then "took a powder" (anybody remember this idiom?). He is not likely visiting here to see the responses.
     
  9. tobylou8

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    That's twice (so far), Larry has done that today! Wonder if he changed his wall calendar last year.:shock::lol:
     

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