How To Oil Your Valves in “25 Seconds”!

Some may ask, “Why should anyone need to oil their valves so quickly”? Trust me, it sometimes happens and being able to finish the job in less than half a minute can mean the difference between success and failure during a concert. Years ago, I sometimes needed to oil my valves in a short amount of time during a faculty brass quintet concert at UNI. It always seemed to be a challenge which required me to get the job done between numbers during our numerous high school concerts. We all have had incidences where one or possibly two valves began…

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