The greatest musicians of our time have all achieved one similar thing: they have not just mastered their instrument, but they have changed the way their instrument is performed. Only the best can innovate change, and that’s what every one of the great trumpet players on this list has done. I’ve listed below 9 of the world’s greatest trumpet players. I decided to … [Read more...] about The 9 Most Famous Trumpet Players Ever
Tips on playing the trumpet, caring for your trumpet and much more.
Tuning a trumpet by ear, using another instrument or tuning fork, can be quite difficult. Especially for beginning trumpeters. If you're having a hard time tuning your trumpet, don't worry about it. It can take players years to learn how to do it by ear. In the meantime, there are plenty of tools to help you out. The best are trumpet tuners, but they will cost some money … [Read more...] about How To Tune A Trumpet
Do you know the difference between a trumpet and a.....trumpet? Wait are those both trumpets? They look different...but they both look like trumpets! I'm so confused! Ok, so maybe it's not quite so bad, but there are several different types of trumpets and they look fairly similar. Even more confusing: there are several instruments that are closely related to the … [Read more...] about The Different Types of Trumpets
A major concern of trumpet players is playing high notes. Every trumpeter wants to be able to hit those high notes, but it is one of the more difficult skills to master. There is even a whole industry of products and apps designed to teach this specific skill. None of that is necessary though. Follow my advice and you'll be playing high notes in no time. Why is … [Read more...] about How To Play High Notes On The Trumpet
Trumpets are wonderful instruments, but they do require care. A trumpet that gets played, gets dirty, so they need to be cleaned regularly. Luckily, it's a fairly easy process. Unfortunately, it's also a bit time consuming. I would recommend cleaning the mouthpiece at least weekly and cleaning the entire trumpet once a month. Following these instructions will help you clean … [Read more...] about How To Clean A Trumpet Without Causing Damage
So you want to buy a trumpet. You've no doubt noticed just how many different trumpets there are and how many different brands make them and you're wondering who makes the best trumpets. As a smart consumer, you want to make sure to do your research to determine which trumpet brand is best for you. They all have their strengths and weaknesses: some offer better features … [Read more...] about What Is The Best Trumpet Brand?