It’s frankly amazing how quickly time goes by. I logged in to this site today just to see if there were any software updates that needed to be applied. My last posting was in February! Several things have happened, so…. Continue reading “Volume 10 – The Trumpet Chronicles (Has It Really Been 5 Months?)”
I started to just update Volume 9 after last night’s practice, but figured I would “thrill” the couple of you who actually read these chronicles with a new entry.
I called it “Volume 9A” since it is a continuation of Volume 9. Catchy name, huh?
Continue reading “Volume 9A – The Trumpet Chronicles”
Band practice was cancelled last week due to bad weather, and it might be cancelled again tonight. I hope not, since I have a different trumpet to try out now. Continue reading “Volume 9 – The Trumpet Chronicles”
There hasn’t been too much going on with the trumpet chronicling lately. Continue reading “Volume 8 – The Trumpet Chronicles”
So, last night I was at band practice. We were quickly running through some of the Christmas music for our first concert on the 13th. I was using the Yamaha 11 mouthpiece I mentioned in a previous post with my silver Olds Ambassador trumpet. Strangely, my lip got really tired way early in the practice, long before I expected it to. On a whim, I switched to my generic 3C mouthpiece, and quickly found new life and endurance. My tonal quality came back substantially also. Continue reading “Volume 5 – The Trumpet Chronicles”