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!
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
I often (but not always) play pedal tones last. It feels good, like a lip massage.
Olds Studio trumpet
Olds Special trumpet
Yamaha YFH-731 flugelhorn
Dillon Bb pocket trumpet
Selmer Bundy tenor trombone
Casio CTK-518 keyboard
"If it was just up to me, I'd have nothing but trumpet players on my show." - Jackie Gleason
While I am not religious about warming down, I do attempt to do this regularly. I usually use my bass trumpet working my same music in a warm down, that way, I can still practice the fingering and rhythms; followed by hitting the pedal tones.
Flip Oakes Wild Thing
Selmer Paris Piccolo Trumpet
Eastman C Trumpet
Zeus Guarnerius Flugel Horn
Jin Boa Bass Trumpet
Kanstul G Bugle
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