(or in fact any brass instrument or even wind instrument)
You’re here because playing your instrument well is important to you…
And I can help you… Whether you’re
Now, I know what you’re thinking, there are websites for beginners and there are websites for professionals. How can this be for both?
One of my students summed it up just perfectly…
“I’ve been playing the trumpet for over three decades and teaching for 20 years.
Every now and then somebody comes along who can revolutionise a subject and make it just so clear and so easy that you wonder why nobody else has been able to do the same thing.
If you’ve ever heard:
Just blow harder, or you should play your mouthpiece, or you should hold your stomach as though you are about to be punched, or that playing is just plain hard work … (and believe me, when I tell you I used to say these things to my students)
then Greg is a gamechanger for your playing and your teaching. Greg is so easy to understand. He gets what it takes to make effortless playing a reality. I’ve been using this with my students now and they are moving ahead faster than I ever thought possible.
Robert J. – Nevada
And as much as I love changing the mindset of teachers to help their students avoid the problems most of us have experienced, it turns out players at the top level also have many issues. Man-o-man I was excited to get this after my presentation “Dispelling Brass Playing Myths” at the 2016 Midwest Clinic in Chicago.
“The physiology of brass playing has been shrouded in myth and misconception for decades, leading to pedagogical practices that are at best useless, and at worst quite damaging. Trumpet virtuoso and myth-buster Greg Spence has sorted us out, setting forth a method that defuses the madness. At once brilliant and stunningly simple, Mystery to Mastery is essential material for the global community of brass players.” – Rex Richardson, International Trumpet Virtuoso.
To learn more about me, the Mystery to Mastery site, the WindWorks course and How To Improve Your Playing, CLICK HERE.
Whether you’re a seasoned pro player, a weekend warrior or just starting out, you’ll always know exactly what to work on and how, thanks to these in-depth videos.
The WindWorks course by MTM is now live and blowing people away. Here’s what John Snell from the Bob Reeves corporation has to say…
Renowned as L.A’s top commercial studio/session trumpeter and one of the world’s best lead trumpeters, Wayne Bergeron says – “Fantastic Website. A lot of knowledge based information here.”
Simply one of the world’s most loved virtuoso trumpeters, Allen Vizzutti says – “Mystery to Mastery’s ‘The No Mystery Guide to Trumpet Mastery’, by Greg Spence, is a wonderful addition to the trumpet player and trumpet teacher’s literature. It is concise and logical. All teachers’ will welcome such an organized and functional text. I HIGHLY RECOMMEND IT!”
Possibly the best multi-instrumentalist to ever walk the earth. Jazz superstar James Morrison says – “With the release of Mystery to Mastery’s ‘The No Mystery Guide to Trumpet Mastery’, Trumpeters finally have a guide that makes sense. Greg Spence has managed to take what can sometimes be a complicated process (playing the trumpet) and explain how it’s done in a way that will definitely get results. Anyone at any level will benefit from this no-nonsense approach that really does go Step-by-Step all the way to MASTERY!”
When we begin, we have an instinctive desire to force the sound.
Something tells us that playing the trumpet is hard to do, so we go about making it as difficult as humanly possible.
We are all aware of the horrible choking sensations that can accompany playing. Believe it not, you can play with freedom, without fighting the instrument.
There are several, easy to solve, issues that generally go undetected. These issues have ended many potential careers.
Everyone, INCLUDING YOU, can play like the pro’s!