I see this thread is an oldie, but a goodie ... one comment: When in college, my instructor, Rich Illman (any EKU or MSU trumpeters out there?) once recorded me on a reel-to-reel tape recorder and then played it back at 1/2 speed. Everything sounded 1 octave lower, but the kicker was that at that speed you could really hear which notes were flat or sharp. We didn't worry about passing tones in a phrase, but it did help me to realize which notes I had to 'lip' to correct. It was a helpful tool. As to playing and checking every note against a tuner = that would be nuts.
I used to have fun with one of those recorders by recording playing a valve trombone with my trumpet mouthpiece, taking care to make attacks deliberately sloppy and using a slow vibrato. Sounded like superman when played at double speed!
"A tool good enough to be so used and not too good"C.S. Lewis That Hideous Strength
Aha!!! now where's my bass trumpet...
Bb Trumpets: Yamaha YTR-6335HSII - Flip Oakes "Wild Thing" - 1972 Getzen Eterna "Severinsen" - 1980 Boosey & Hawkes Sovereign Studio - B&S 3005 WTR-L - 1963 Besson 10-10 - Monke Mystery Horn - Spiri Vario
C Trumpet: Inderbinen Alpha 200
Bb Bass: 1961 Holton #58 "Symphony"
Wyrd oft nereš unfågne eorl, žonne his ellen dėah.
"Pypes, trompes, nakers, clariounes, that in bataille blowen blody sounes"
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