What TM has done for me

Discussion in 'Trumpet Discussion' started by B15M, Dec 23, 2008.

  1. veery715

    veery715 Utimate User

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    I came here with a trumpet and a wish to be able to express on it what is inside me. Thanks to all of you, my wish is coming true. Every day with your help I get closer to realizing my lifelong dream of musical fulfillment. Next to love, there is no gift greater than music.
    Peace!
    veery
     
  2. EdMann

    EdMann Mezzo Forte User

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    It's allowed me the opportunity to practice the two things I love the most: write and play well. Info found here, and at sister sites like this, have been a revelation. As a comebacker, I've gone from a lousy C# less than two years ago back to my silvery high F# and quite a bit higher on most days, and finally with no pain and MUCH less mashing of chops. I dare you to find a mark on my lips! Primarily, my sound is more consistent thanks to many of you. And then there are the horns a plenty! Learned about them and happily bought many of them.

    Thank you and happy holidays,

    Ed Mann
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  3. Nerf

    Nerf Piano User

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    This site has given me a desire to WANT to play again. Too bad I found it while I'm deployed on an aircraft carrier w/out a trumpet!!! :-( When I get home, though....... :cool:
     
  4. trumpet_man

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    It's been nice having a great support group, and is also great being able to see diverse opinions. I've always got great advice from you guys as well heard many hilarious jokes/comments. Thanks.
     
  5. veery715

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    Download music and sing it. You can improve your sight reading this way until you get a horn in your hands.
     
  6. tedh1951

    tedh1951 Utimate User

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    Veery, what do you reckon would be the advantage, if any, for Nerf not only to sing the scores but also whistle them - is that a positive approach to embouchure development do you think? :dontknow:
     
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  7. ADDER

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    This site has given me the guidance to play the trumpet the correct way, I have not got the funds to get a tutor at the moment and the advice from this site has been invaluable. Also a big thanks to those special people who helped me out with the couple of things I asked for on the Student help thread.

    You people are diamonds.
    Happy Christmas and a happy new year to all the board users!

    Adder
     
  8. veery715

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    Honestly, I don't know. Can't hurt, except my tongue curls under to whistle. I was 13 before I learned how, well after starting the trumpet. Maybe ROWUK has something to say in this regard.
    veery:whistle:
     
  9. BergeronWannabe

    BergeronWannabe Piano User

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    I have learned SOOO much! Thank you...Merry Christmas.
    -Andrew
     
  10. westview1900

    westview1900 Piano User

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    TM has helped me with playing tips and let me know about events that I would have been unaware of such as the free Town Hall Alison Balsam concert a while back which I enjoyed. Thank you all and happy holidays.
     

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