He guys I have a question.... Wondering what you guys do or think about this. I've been watching a lot of my favorite players and just some that are very popular and know and have noticed something. it seems like they all "set" their mouthpiece on the lips very specifically before they even breathe or play. I guess the best example is Vizzutti. if you watch him he does this tougue thing where he shoots out his tougue into his mouthpiece then brings it to his bottom lip and then sticks in the top. and many other players do similar such as Adam Rapa, Louis Dowsdwell, maynard i'm pretty sure did. Anyway I am wondering if there is a benifit to developing a habit like that? or can it help preventing from bottoming out on a shallow mouthpiece? etc.
I just know my early band directors always said don't do that and you should just be able to out of the blue bringing up the horn, breathe and blow. But I am curious what you guys think?