Wet or dry lips!

Discussion in 'Trumpet Discussion' started by andredub, Jan 31, 2012.

  1. hhsTrumpet

    hhsTrumpet Piano User

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    Since you're moving while playing, it's easier for your mouthpiece to slip. So you need some grip.
     
  2. gmonady

    gmonady Utimate User

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    Hmmmmm... this has me thinking... do you think there is a marked for developing a lip/mouthpiece Velcro pairing? A fuzzy lip base with a split separating the upper lips is glued to the both lips with a biodegradable glue what washes off with non-toxic isopropyl alcohol, and a standard Velcro plastic ring is attached to the mouthpiece rim. The grip perfected! I will be the toast of all the marching band directors. I will patent it as the "Get-a-Grip". I will be rich. I will be famous!
     
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  3. Mark_Kindy

    Mark_Kindy Mezzo Forte User

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    Lol, interesting, actually. I think Delrin or Lexan work pretty well though =P
     
  4. codyb226

    codyb226 Banned

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    Dont shave for a few days, and put the hard velcro part on the mouthpiece!
     
  5. gmonady

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    Well this would have worked for some of the girls Kingtrumpet dated in high school.
     
  6. Dupac

    Dupac Fortissimo User

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    Don't know if it is really interesting and related to this topic, but I found it (it was not a poll) : in the search zone enter "upstreamplayers", you'll find this thread, initiated in 2009 by Robert Slotte.
     
  7. jazzmetalrocknroll

    jazzmetalrocknroll Pianissimo User

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    I play moist. I lick my lips, but if they are too wet i get slippery and water in the cup gives me cracked tones. Not fully dry, but not wet either.
     

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