Knowledge is freedom, and ignorance is slavery - Miles Davis
The difference between a beginner and pro mouthpiece is practice - tobylou8
Nobody has learned how to play the trumpet. It's endless. - Maynard Ferguson
Don't be afraid to try something different. The Ark was built by an amateur and the Titanic was built by a group of experienced engineers.
By the inch it's a cinch, by the yard, it's hard!
Nothing is more contagious or tenacious than music. Once you are exposed it gets inside you and you can never get rid of it. It is also non-discriminating. It can be Ride of the Valkyries, In a Gadda da Vida, the Jeopardy 15 second thinking tune, your most disliked commercial jingle - it doesn't matter. Once triggered, off you go, like it or not.
The correct quote from the legendary writer/wit Dorothy Parker when asked to use the word horticulture in a sentence was:
"You can lead a whore to culture, but you can't make her think."
1991 King Silver Flair
1953 Olds Super (LA)
1979 King KG1055T (pre UMI) Silver Flair
1940? Olds Ambassador (LA) tenor trombone
I'm not responsible for offending people -- people are responsible for themselves taking offense at me
Does he play Minecraft? My son's practice time disappeared when he discovered Minecraft.
Now that I bought my cornet (I'm a noob) he seems to be showing a little more interest in playing
Proud owner of a 1960s U.S. Regulation bugle...(original owner)
...and a bunch of beat up Olds Ambassador Cornets and Trumpets
You cant! Just practice and be an example. Only he will decide if he wants to practice or not.
"Let thy food be thy medicine, and the medicine be thy food"- Hippocrates
Stan Laurel .. "You can bring a horse to water but a pencil must be lead"
If you can sound Taps please take a few minutes and check out this site.
Bugles Across America > Home
Force just takes the fun out of it. Shame causes backlash, insults cause indignance. Blackmail often is much more effective. The right lady to play duets with ALWAYS works at that age!
Whenever I feel blue, I start breathing again.
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