Lesson 4

 

The Pivot

 

 

As you play higher and lower notes, the airstream will move slightly in the mouthpiece. If you keep it lined with the throat of the mouthpiece the sound will be better. By raising and lowering the bell of your horn slightly, you can maintain a more open airway and a clearer tone.

 

So the question is, which way do I move the bell?

 

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