Hi, I used an appropriately sized ring spanner that I had (about 15mm). I could see what was happening with my lips.
Didn’t use it that much in the end but I could see what was happening and more importantly what was wrong. Then just used the mental picture when playing a proper mouthpiece and have that voice in my head that says don’t force it,…[Read more]
Hi Today I played the Last Post for the first time in Public.
Has anybody got any examples to share of using the MTM method in Public?
I employed the MTM method. As the appointed moment was approaching I did the breathing, the focus, this being England it was raining of course! and released the first note -it was there and so were the rest.
Has anyone noticed any changes in their use of mouthpieces since undertaking the MTM efficient approach?
Over time (pre MTM) I had collected various mouthpieces from a 1.5C to a 7A and more recently a Yamaha Gould ( which has the widest internal rim and widest throat of the lot). Generally I think the more efficient I play the less the…[Read more]