Trumpet Talk

Dr. Jim Buckner:
Arching or Raising the Tongue
Breathing
Arnold Jacob’s Breathing Exercises
The Warm Up
Range: How High Is High Enough?
More Thoughts on Range
Endurance, Pressure, and Loud Playing
Setting the Air, Initial Attacks, and the Importance of Attacks
Multiple-Tonguing
Solos and Contest:  How to Do Your Best
The Importance of a Clean Instrument
Tuning and Valve Slides
Psychological Aspects of Trumpet Playing
Bousquet Summer Practice Routine
The Three Cornerstones of a Great Player
Mouthpieces: My Thoughts

Vincent Cichowicz:  Trumpet Range Expansion Slurs
Chase:  Dirty Dozen Lip Slurs
Mouthpiece Melodies

Overtone Series
Trumpet Intonation Tendencies
Fingerings and Alternate Fingerings (104 Kb)
Common Alternate Trill Fingerings

Dr. Arthur Swift:  Dr. Swift’s Guide to Embouchure Recovery

Dr. Wes Branstine:  Where to Breathe

Don Kramer:
Aids to the Development of the Big Four (Breath, Embouchure, Tongue, Fingering)
Triple Tongue Practice Guide

David Laubach:  Your Daily Trumpet Practice Routine for Summer

Christopher Roberts:  Factors in the Preparation of a Recital or Performance

Martin England: Recital Thoughts

Hutchins, Ken:  The Myth of “Diaphragmatic Breathing”