So what does 'Articulated Air' mean. Some teachers may refer to 'articulation' or 'tonguing' as an isolated discipline in trumpet playing. The reality is that everything comes back to the way that we control our flow of air through the trumpet.
The past few years has seen some tough times for the Musical Instruments industry in general, with many established manufacturers, distributors and retailers feeling the pinch - this has however left opportunities for a number of smaller companies to diversify and expand, and we have also seen a number of new niche companies spring up.… Continue reading Adams Trumpets in the UK
Residential Trumpet Course Feature: The Australasian Trumpet Academy
Music education has changed drastically over the past few years, and is a topic upon which instrumental teachers have often lamented. In the UK in particular we had a sudden shift to whole-class and group instrumental tuition 12 years ago, which has taken a long time to establish itself as anything more than a musical… Continue reading Resources for Group Trumpet Tuition
A New Year brings with it a fresh start, and a resolution to keep instruments clean and hygienic. If you need any further confirmation of the importance of keeping your instrument clean, please read on!... Back in August 2016, the BBC and numerous other news agencies were reporting on a journal article written by doctors… Continue reading Bagpipe Lung