I used to play a Jet-Tone, but now I've gone Bach,
Trumpet - Benge (MLP bore)
Flugelhorn - Schilke 1040
Bass - Ibanez SR755
Maybe its an unsuitable mpc?
Conn Vintage 1BR-50
Antoine Courtois C 125L
60 years old (today!) But recently noticed a leak out the side...audible. Never had such before, and not exerting less or more pressure. Odd after all these years and not doing anything differently of which I am aware.
Maybe it's a sympathetic issue after reading this thread.
... Or spend more time sucking up.
Both kissing and sucking up strengthen the embouchure...
[QUOTE=4INer;803245]Thanks for your answer Tom, but this happens throughout the dynamic range and I never belt it out when I'm warming up. In fact there is very little pressure present when this happens. It's just a weird thing with me and I was curious if anybody else experiences anything similar and also if there is anything I should try to work on. I really don't see it as a problem as it in no way affects my playing and is just something I deal with during my first 15 minutes or so of playing everyday........[/QUOTE
It would seem to me that:
1. The pressure exerted is greater than is being passed through the bore..
2. The pressure exerted is greater than the sealing pressure of the unsupported lip reeds extending beyond the mouthpiece rim.
That being so, reducing pressure seems a good direction where possible. That might mean less exertion by the player, maybe (maybe) a larger bore in the mouthpiece...
If pressure is not excessive, then perhaps exercises to strengthen the ability of the lips to seal...whatever that might entail...
And, aside from all that, modifying to moisture level or salinity of the mouth.
Basic, General thoughts.
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