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Making a sound on the trumpet

Making a sound on the trumpet

Author: Paul Rich

Students will be able to demonstrate the proper way to produce a buzz with their lips in order to play the mouthpiece of the trumpet.

Students will learn the basics of tone production with their lips and on the trumpet mouthpiece. Students will be able to practice making a proper buzzing sound  with their lips.

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Jon Harnum demonstration video

This video demonstrates the proper way to produce the trumpet embouchure with ones lips, get a correct buzzing sound with the lips, and buzz on the trumpet mouthpiece.