• Hey johnelwood, thanks for your input. I hear you, I really do, and I’m keeping all of that stuff in mind. I’m staying relaxed, trusting the process, and rewiring my brain.

    However, imagine your aperture. Where you might see something resembling a circle or oval, my aperture resembles something more like a bean. There’s an extra flap on the top…[Read more]

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  • What are your thoughts on teardrop / cupid’s bow shaped lips for playing trumpet? Specifically – Does it disrupt natural oscillation of the lips in a way that can’t be helped?

    I’ve been playing for about 20 years now. As a young trumpet player I developed an embouchure which was offset to the right side of my mouth while being majorly in the red.…[Read more]

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