Very soon after the release of our P. Reed players will gain muscle strength needed to better control the reed - resulting in improved intonation in the extreme upper and lower registers. The tendency of palm key notes to go sharp and bottom notes to go flat will be greatly reduced or completely eliminated! The functional differences are the diameter of the disc end and contour of the back side of the disc. The main difference is weight - The plastic model is much lighter than the plated brass models.
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Very soon after the release of our P. Reed players will gain muscle strength needed to better control the reed - resulting in improved intonation in the extreme upper and lower registers.
The tendency of palm key notes to go sharp and bottom notes to go flat will be greatly reduced or completely eliminated! The functional differences are the diameter of the disc end and contour of the back side of the disc. The main difference is weight - The plastic model is much lighter than the plated brass models. On the other hand, many people simply prefer the look of the silver or gold models - and in fact - silver is the most popular model.
Also note that the plastic and gold models appeal to users with an allergy to silver. These are the muscles which prevent the lips from falling into the cup, blowing apart, and losing the buzz" Exercise 1 - Builds power and stamina: Place the disk end of the P. Gently pull the exerciser forward with your thumb and forefinger.
You will feel the disc pulling your lips away from your teeth. Resist this action with your lip muscles. You will quickly feel the muscles of your chops responding to the challenge. They may feel warm as new blood is summoned to the area. Stop and take a break from this isometric workout if a burning feeling occurs.
Patience is required when building muscular strength. Exercise 2 - Strengthens the muscle groups needed to increase range: Place the narrow end of the P. Squeeze the P. Note: It is not necessary to let go of the P. The important action here is an omni directional squeeze toward the center. Remember that the P. It is possible to replicate this action without the P. The surgeon said they recommend a month for recuperation, but "in your case, two weeks because I know you have gigs.
I use both the standard model and the Pro, and alternate the two. I have another surgery coming up and look for the PETE to keep me in shape, as I have a big recording session at the end of my rehab period. I also use the Buzzard for warm-up and, in this case, for easing back into playing. Thanks for all that you do for us. Les Benedict I can honestly say that when used properly, along with proper practice, the P.
Of course, it has taken me about three months to "figure it out" and for me, I use the P. Congratulations on a wonderful product! My chops will never be the same! My heartfelt thanks! Now, with the advent of P. The Isometric exerciser of the 21st century has arrived. My students Love It, You will Too!! Wayne Downey XtremeBrass. After several rehearsals and gigs combo and big bands , I notice a dramatic increase in my endurance, focus and overall ease of playing as a result.
E allows me to keep the muscles in shape that I need to perform at the highest standards all the time. I love it! Sometimes the simplest solution is the most powerful. This concept most certainly applied to the P. Dan Jacobs danjacobsmusic. Geeez, what a great little device! However, because of the convenience of working out with the new P. I just want to thank you for making this available to brass players around the globe.
When Terry introduced the original P. It worked so well that I started referring to it as a "gig on a stick. Because of the smaller diameter of the new P. PRO, working out with this version is even more challenging and beneficial. I refer to the new P. PRO as "2 gigs on a stick. Jupiter XO Artist and Clinician. Lead trumpet with Harry Connick, Jr. In YOGA, you learn and maintain physical positions that are low impact, but help develop strength, flexibility, and balance.
The P. Using the device as directed places your embouchure in the correct position, working the appropriate muscles without the impact of playing the horn metal against lips , creating the physical benefit of hours of practice in a more efficient and balanced way. From a purely muscular standpoint, I found this device to be an essential part of my maintenance and conditioning routine.
Even though my lips felt fresh, after just 15 — 30 seconds, my embouchure muscles felt like I had practiced flow studies for an hour. The benefit from a time standpoint as well as an impact standpoint are invaluable.
As a working musician, I am grateful to have something that can give my muscles a conditioned workout in a short time, while sparing my lips the abuse they would take to get the same result over a much longer time period. Along with the strength, flexibility, and balance benefits I gained, the greatest result I have noticed from using the P.
I try to play everyday, but If I spend any time away form the horn, I notice it. With the P. After using the P. There is no substitute for practice and performance playing, but with the P. I got the P. I like the original P. I definitely feel more of my embouchure muscles strengthening and reawakening.
Thank you for making trumpet playing so much easier! I have done isometrics and other exercises in the past but I find that the P. Just in the first weeks of using it I found my endurance, range and strength increase unbelievably. I am now a firm believer of P. I laid off about two months after doing a guest soloist concert with a college band in Houston. This is the only extended layoff that I can remember ever taking. I have now made using the P. It is working marvelously in tandem with my Casual Double High C method.
I am enthusiastically recommending it to all my brass playing friends and students! What a great idea! I have started using the P. I use the P. Buzzing on your mouthpiece coupled with embouchure strengthening with the P. With my busy schedule, I like the potential of getting a workout with only 3 to 5 minutes with P. When I get back onto my instrument I feel that my buzz is more focused, I have more control in the upper register, and my endurance is better. Congratulations again on being on the cutting edge not only in mouthpiece design but accessories as well.
The exercises are simple and effective. Thanks for creating it!
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The Cause of Your Problem: When tonguing, the tongue is blocking the air stream. The embouchure is formed too tightly. To fix this, keep the openness in the mouth by lowering the tongue. Fuzzy Sound The Cause of Your Problem: The aperture the lip opening is too large perhaps due to mouthpiece excessive pressure against the lips. Hold the mouthpiece lightly and avoid pressure. Work for an efficient buzz.
Trumpet Embouchure – Muscle Strength and Technique
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