Trumpet Talk

Dr. Jim Buckner:
Arnold Jacob’s Breathing Exercises
The Warm Up
Range: How High Is High Enough?
More Thoughts on Range
Thing to Practice to Improve the Upper Range
Arching or Raising the Tongue
Thoughts on Ligner, 50 Exercises: Sur Le Coup de Langue Ternaire (1876)
Endurance, Pressure, and Loud Playing
Free Buzzing, Mustache
Setting the Air, Initial Attacks, and the Importance of Attacks
Solos and Contest:  How to Do Your Best
The Importance of a Clean Instrument
Tuning and Valve Slides
Psychological Aspects of Trumpet Playing
The Three Cornerstones of a Great Player
Mouthpieces: My Thoughts
Overtone Series
Trumpet Intonation Tendencies
Fingerings and Alternate Fingerings
Common Alternate Trill Fingerings


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

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”