The trombone is quite a versatile instrument. And at first glance, it looks like one of the simplest instruments available. But don’t let its minimalist design fool you. The trombone is a complex instrument that takes time and dedication to … [Continue reading] about Trombone: 18 Frequently Asked Questions
What’s the difference between a trumpet and a cornet? Cornets look a lot like trumpets from the outside. But despite how easy it is to mistake one for the other, these are two different instruments. The cornet is quite like a trumpet, but in fact, … [Continue reading] about Cornet vs. Trumpet: What’s the Difference?
Bending on a harmonica creates a richer sound and expresses passion in the instrument no other technique can match. We sometimes bend notes to create those not present on the diatonic harp. Other times, we bend out of expression. Much of the … [Continue reading] about How to Bend on Harmonica
On the first day of beginning band the novice trumpet player looks at his or her instrument and asks themselves, “How am I supposed to play this thing?” That’s where a trumpet fingering chart can help. Unlike a clarinet, a flute or a saxophone, a … [Continue reading] about Trumpet Fingering Chart
The trumpet appears in a wide variety of musical ensembles, ranging from classical orchestras and jazz groups, to pop, rock and salsa bands. And whether you’re practicing at home or performing on stage in front of thousands, the proper way to … [Continue reading] about How to Hold a Trumpet