Vibrato

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  1. Bloomin Untidy Musician

    Bloomin Untidy Musician Piano User

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    I just watched a Vizutti video and interestingly i noticed he creates vibrato using his left hand. Is this a widely used practice? I use my chops to create vibrato. Some people i believe use the diaphragm, but i would imagine that this is very difficult to control.

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  2. trumpetnick

    trumpetnick Fortissimo User

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    BUM, (it always makes me laugh when I write this ROFL )

    Probably this question is for Wise's forum.Yes it is quite common, in particular for comercial and big bandes to use the so called "left hand vibrato". Vizutti being a cross-over musician, it is not surprising that he used it. Europeans sometimes call it "american" vibrato. Vizutti is not the first, nor the last one using it. He is still an amazing musician with unbeliavable chops...very efficient, with or without the l.h. vibrato.
     
  3. rowuk

    rowuk Moderator Staff Member

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    BUM,
    a real trumpet player needs it all, abs vibrato, jaw and hand. They all sound different and are suitable for different things. You discover that when you spend time with them. What an advantage that we have over singers, fiddlers and piano players!
     
  4. RobertSlotte

    RobertSlotte Pianissimo User

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    Oh my God yes...whe can do almost anything with our tone/phrases...not just like slaming one key down on the piano and holding it :) one thing thoug: the piano player does not get a tired embouchure NEVER ;0(
     
  5. Al Innella

    Al Innella Forte User

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    All of the players I`ve worked with used the right hand vibrato.
     
  6. Solar Bell

    Solar Bell Moderator Staff Member

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    Ditto

    And what is diaphraghm vibrato? Hmmmmm?


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  7. Brass crusader

    Brass crusader Mezzo Piano User

    I've never seen left hand vibrato(or never noticed it). I've seen right hand vibrato. Personally, I use my diaphragm. I learned vibrato from my sister, an oboeist, and therefore play using an oboeist's vibrato technique.

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  8. stchasking

    stchasking Forte User

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    Do any of you use tongue roll or tongue level vibrato? I use ah-ee type tongue level. I am usually too up tight to try anything else.
     
  9. tedh1951

    tedh1951 Utimate User

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    How true! But about when his instrument gets a wipe down and plonked back in it's case - oww my aching back.ROFL Or if he drops it - THEN you get vibrato.ROFL
     
  10. trumpetnick

    trumpetnick Fortissimo User

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    I stand corrected. I wrongly wrote left hand, while I should have written right hand vibrato.
     
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