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The High School Marching Band

There's a lot that goes into high school sports traditions beside the actual sports themselves. You've got cheer, rallies, homecomings, and let's not forget one of our most important senses...sound. That's provided by the high school band and almost every human tradition has music interwoven for a reason...it speaks to us.

  • 14 Jul 2017

Want to Play a Brass Instrument?

So your child wants to be in the band? Or maybe you're just a regular person who wants to pick up a new hobby? Well, either way hopefully this advice will be of some help to you. First of all let me start by saying I have played Brass instruments in middle, high school and in college. I started with Trumpet and then later on moved to the Baritone and Trombone.

  • 16 Jul 2017

Trumpet Players Make Better Kissers

The trumpet is known for its strong brassy sound. Although there are three different valves on a trumpet, much of its sound is attributed to lip tension. Playing the trumpet correctly does require strong, well-disciplined lips. Lip vibrations can seem very complicated at first, but once mastered, they do become second nature.

  • 16 Jul 2017
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4 Jul 2017
Posted By Linda W.

What Is the Range of the B-Flat Tenor Trombone?

For the examples in this article, pitches are defined as middle C = C4.)Trombones Big and SmallTrombones come in many sizes. The B-flat tenor trombone comes with or without a trigger (F attachment). Bass trombones use triggers and paddles (an additional lever or trigger) or both. The contrabass trombone is larger and plays lower still. The smaller trombones include the alto trombone and treble or soprano trombone, sometimes called a slide trumpet.
11 Jul 2017
Posted By Traci S.

The Electric Guitar: From Big Band To Rock And Roll

Compared to its acoustic cousin, the electric guitar has a very short history. In modern times, electric guitars are most often associated with genres such as rock and roll, blues rock, and jazz. However, this instrument has its origins in the big band music of the 1930s and 1940s. As the jazz orchestras of those days grew and their brass sections increased proportionally, the need for an amplified guitar became more and more pronounced.
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4 Jul 2017
Posted By Devon B.

The No Valve Trumpet To Awaken To

The bugle is a small brass instrument that is basically a natural horn, because it has no valves or keys. One might wonder how the pitch is altered without any keys or valves; the pitch can be altered by controlling the air that the musician is blowing into the horn through closed lips. Blowing through closed lips is what creates the vibrations that make the sound.
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Trumpet Music - AMAZING!!! Trumpet Music by Trumpeter EDolutionary

Trumpet Music FREE DOWNLOADS at: http://www.edolutionary.com Join EDolutionary Trumpet Artist, Trumpeter / Composer on FACEBOOK ...

29 Jun 2017
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【Frozen】 Let It Go (Clarinet Cover)

Best heard with headphones and 720p! seriouslywhatisphotoshop This is some next level bandwagoning, cause I haven't even actually seen the movie ...


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