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The 5 Best Trombone Mouthpieces for Jazz
3 months ago

The 5 Best Trombone Mouthpieces for Jazz

By  •  Brass

There are many variations of mouthpieces, and there’s no right answer for everyone—the best mouthpiece for you will be based on your lips, your mouth strength, your airflow, and the style of music you play.
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Everything You Need to Know About Playing The Trumpet
4 months ago

Everything You Need to Know About Playing The Trumpet

By  •  Brass

Playing the trumpet is a lot of fun, whether you want to play professionally or just enjoy some jam time with your friends. But before you go out and buy your first trumpet, it helps to know a little bit about the instrument. Here are some of the most frequently asked questions about the trumpet, from how much you can expect to spend to how long it could take to become proficient.
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The 5 Best Tuba Mouthpieces For Tone
5 months ago

The 5 Best Tuba Mouthpieces For Tone

By  •  Brass

It’s true what they say, most of your tone is based on the tuba player’s experience, but the a majority of the sound also comes from the mouthpiece itself. Without the proper mouthpiece most tuba players will be unable to achieve that tone they hear in their heads.
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The 5 Best Trombones For High School Students
6 months ago

The 5 Best Trombones For High School Students

By  •  Brass

So you want to be a trombonist but you’re not sure which trombone you should purchase? We’ve put together the 5 best trombones for high school students based on quality, affordability, and overall value. You need a solid trombone that’s going to stand up to rigorous practicing and performing.
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The 5 Best Trumpet Mouthpieces For Jazz
6 months ago

The 5 Best Trumpet Mouthpieces For Jazz

By  •  Brass

You need a jazz trumpet mouthpiece that is versatile enough to allow for easy manipulation of the notes & scales. Bigger mouthpieces can be clunky during fast passages with many notes, so a mouthpiece with a smaller form factor & a lot of weight seems to work best for jazz players in our opinion.
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The 5 Best Trombone Mouthpieces For High Notes
6 months ago

The 5 Best Trombone Mouthpieces For High Notes

By  •  Brass

It may seem like a small thing, but the mouthpiece is one of the most critical components of any trombone. Whether you play professionally as part of an orchestra, a gig with a band on the weekends or just enjoy music for its own sake, the right mouthpiece is an essential piece of equipment, one that can make or break your play.
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The 5 Best Flugelhorns For The Money
10 months ago

The 5 Best Flugelhorns For The Money

By  •  Brass

The flugelhorn is one of the most fascinating, yet also one of the most underrated, instruments in the world. While not nearly as well known or widely played as the trumpet or trombone, the flugelhorn has a distinct sound, and it is an integral part of many orchestras and bands.
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The 5 Best Pocket Trumpets for The Money
1 year ago

The 5 Best Pocket Trumpets for The Money

By  •  Brass

Playing the trumpet is fun; lugging around a huge instrument decidedly less so. Enter the pocket trumpet – an adorable little instrument with a very big sound.
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The 5 Best Euphonium Mouthpieces for High Notes
1 year ago

The 5 Best Euphonium Mouthpieces for High Notes

By  •  Brass

Each of the Euphonium mouthpieces on our list are specifically designed for the high notes, so you can hit the stage with confidence no matter where you play. Here are five of our favorite Euphonium mouthpieces for hitting the highest of high notes.
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The 5 Best Valve Oils For Tuba
1 year ago

The 5 Best Valve Oils For Tuba

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If you play the tuba, you know how important it is to keep your valves oiled and in good working order. The right valve oil can mean the difference between a flawless performance and a stage show that requires constant adjustments and changes with every song.
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