For your lip to tingle after playing?
"A tool good enough to be so used and not too good"C.S. Lewis That Hideous Strength
Actually one of the main advantages of shallow or smaller mouthpiece selection and expertise is the ability to meet one's playing expectations without hurting the chops.
Be careful though. If over training is a tendency you have you'll just carry that habit on over to the shallower mouthpiece.
In fact the only time I ever drew blood on my lip was while using a shallow mouthpiece. It wasn't because the piece was harsh. It was super soft edged. I had however just carried on my over training habit over to the newer mouthpiece. But that was 35 years ago.
These days I'm almost never "spent" at the end of any gig. Thanks to discipline and shallow mouthpieces when and where they fit in the music.
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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!
Its just one more perk for being a trumpet player, the best hobby/profession/obsession/adiction/whatever swear word you want to insert here/. Best wishes.
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The tingle is just a sign that you haven't used so much pressure that the lip tissue died. Keep doing what you are doing. After a while, you won't notice the tingling because your face muscles will be really sore. After practicing even more, your whole body could hurt - covering up the face pain. Once you get beyond that, YOU start answering the questions here!
Whenever I feel blue, I start breathing again.
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.
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