5 Areas Where Most Trumpet Players Go Wrong.

Obviously the first mistake trumpet players make is that they chose the trumpet!

But setting that aside, most trumpet players can identify 5 areas in their playing that usually give them problems, and they are-

  1. Chops
  2. Air
  3. Tone
  4. Tonguing
  5. Fingering

In the next series of posts I will focus on each of these five areas and point out five reasons in each as well as five solutions to these stumbling blocks.

Check back for even I can’t wait to hear what I have to say.

Bruce was a member of the faculty at the University of Northern Iowa, School of Music in Cedar Falls from 1969 until his retirement in 1999. He has performed with many well-known entertainers such as Bob Hope, Jim Nabors, Roy Rogers and Dale Evans, Steve Lawrence and Eydie Gorme, Anita Bryant, Carman Cavalara, Victor Borgie, the Four Freshman, Blackstone the Magician, Bobby Vinton and John Davidson.

2 thoughts on “5 Areas Where Most Trumpet Players Go Wrong.

  1. Suman Reply

    Thank you, Bruce Chidester, for your nice post.From the post, i learned which areas trumpet players do a mistake.I am searching this type post.Because I love Trumpet.Some days ago, I have read aboutTrumpet Lessons but this post is a better than that post.

    • Bruce Chidester Reply

      Thank you for your comment. I just posted the second in this series. I hope you enjoy it also.

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