weird but good change in embouchure but why?

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  1. daniel117

    daniel117 Pianissimo User

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    ever since i started playing the trumpet when i got tired and kept on playing it always hurt my lips. around the area where i put the mouthpiece on

    for some reason the last week ive been playing, no matter how much i play the area where my lips hurt has been the corners and cheek area and not where i put my mp on my lips

    range and tone are the same but ever since this change my endurance has been WAY up. Being able to play 4 hours straight and not feel tired the next day is great

    I was just wondering if anyone could provide an explanation to this because i didn't purposely change my embouchure and i cant tell what im doing different(physically)
     
  2. Pete Anderson

    Pete Anderson Pianissimo User

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    Maybe resting and taking it easier allowed your chops to rebuild and come back stronger. Imagine that!
     
  3. coolerdave

    coolerdave Utimate User

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    sounds like you are using less pressure and keeping the blood flowing through your lips.... maybe?
     
  4. tobylou8

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    Maybe it's the euphonium mpc exercise you're doing as instructed by your teacher. Man that guy is smart!
     
  5. daniel117

    daniel117 Pianissimo User

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    His name is micheal warny, my band teacher says hes one of the best trombone/brass instructors in houston
     
  6. DaTrump

    DaTrump Forte User

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    Michael Warny? Yes, he is fantastic!
     
  7. tobylou8

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    Nice pedigree and list of successful students (hint, hint, listen to him! ;-)).
     
  8. Cornyandy

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    Sounds like nice firm corners and a relaxed middle to me (gag for our Aussie friends here I can't resist and apologise to your teacher in advance. Taught by someone called Warny, his advice don't get in a spin while tring to force your lip into position for a googly..........................Oh its too easy)
     

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