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Common Repairs for Trumpets

Since the various components of a trumpet must work together in order for the instrument to function and play properly, it’s not uncommon for problems to arise. Fortunately, the trumpet is a…

What Are the Different Parts of the Trumpet?

What Are the Different Parts of the Trumpet?

Featured in a wide variety of different musical genres, ranging from orchestral music and jazz to rock and pop, the trumpet is one of the most popular and interesting musical instruments around.…

Trumpet Mouthpieces: A Buying Guide

Trumpet Mouthpieces: A Buying Guide

The mouthpiece is arguably the most important part of any brass instrument, including trumpets. Without a mouthpiece, there’s no sound. And with a high-quality mouthpiece, the sound is crisp and clear. Although…

Trombone vs. Trumpet: What Makes Them Different

Even if your child isn’t learning how to play the trombone or trumpet from a professional band or orchestra teacher, you may still be curious about the key differences between the two…

Choosing a Case for Your Trumpet

Choosing a Case for Your Trumpet

Most trumpets are purchased with an accompanying case, but is yours up to par? Whether you’re looking for a replacement or don’t currently have a case, there are quite a few things…

Trumpet Buyer's Guide

Trumpet Buyer’s Guide

Are you faced with the task of purchasing your child their very first trumpet? Are you looking for an upgrade to their current student-grade trumpet? If you answered “yes” to either of…

Trumpet Rentals

Trumpet Rentals

Advantages to Renting your Trumpet For most aspiring musicians, kickstarting their musical journey begins with the purchase of their first musical instrument. When it comes to trumpets, however, this is not typically…

When to Upgrade Your Reeds, Strings, and Mouthpieces

Every musician, from professional clarinetists to beginner saxophonists, understand the importance of high quality accessories. From reeds and strings to mouthpieces, every part of an instrument affects its sound. One thing that’s…

Jazz Improvisation with Creative Essential Elements

by John Kuzmich, Jr., Ph.D. Computers, tablets, smartphones, DVDs. CDs are all great learning tools.  Let’s look at how our students can maximize learning and fun in their jazz playing experience.  Perhaps…