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Basically, what you're asking is how to play a solo on an instrument that you are technically not very skilled at (yet) and still make it work. What you need to do is Play fewer notes. Longer notes and more space between them (e.g. play 3 notes in 2 bars, then rest for 1 bar, etc.) Keep it simple. Choose 1 or 2 notes on each chord which you want to hear ...


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The answer to whether to play your solo on trombone or euphonium is one of personal choice. If you want to develop your improvisation skills, trombone might be the better choice since it is a much more common instrument in jazz. You probably won't get invited to many big bands as exclusively a euphonium player. Regarding the question of how to improve your ...


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It's really hard to diagnose something like that over the internet. We all have widely varying embouchures. One person may need to have their placement be really low (very little upper lip in the mouthpiece like Kai Winding or trombone shorty) or very high (the opposite, like Joe Alessi), or off center vertically... or it could be fairly centered (like ...


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There are lots of things you could do. I'll mention a few here (see bottom of my answer) but you should talk to a teacher or a live trombone player for more specific exercises for you. The big important thing for you (and other people) to realize is that range works two ways: if you want to play high, you have to learn how to play low. You must increase ...



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