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May
26
comment Trumpet - Charles Colin Lip Flexibilities Vol. 1 Exercise 1
Thanks, I asked a few other players today (in person) and this matches what they said. I'm particularly interested in being able to lip trill/"shake" the note in a jazz setting, and when I've listened to jazz lip trills I always heard them as "bent" between the two notes. For example, in this video it sounds, to me, as though he is "bending" between the two notes, not just playing them and allowing a break between. Everyone I've spoken with, however, indicates that I should practice as you've described.
May
25
comment Trumpet - Charles Colin Lip Flexibilities Vol. 1 Exercise 1
Yes. It's a pretty famous book, so I'm hoping someone who has worked through it may be able to shed light on what is expected.
May
25
comment Trumpet - Charles Colin Lip Flexibilities Vol. 1 Exercise 1
My point is that later, when you are definitely supposed to bend notes, there is no explicit mention from the author that you should do so.
May
25
comment Trumpet - Charles Colin Lip Flexibilities Vol. 1 Exercise 1
I realize that the notation here doesn't indicate to bend the note, but in essence this book is about teaching you how to lip trill which eventually will involve "bending" the note, in some sense. When he actually introduces lip trilling in Vol. 2, the notation is the same - no explicit bending notation is included, just the slur.
May
25
comment What is a good warm-up for the trumpet/cornet?
I've been using the Ken Saul warm-ups as well, seem to be pretty good. Generally, trumpet players will not need to reach a semitone or two above the highest intended high note though. More often, the suggested warm up (as outlined in the Ken Saul PDF) is to do long, low tones. See Wynton Marsalis' practice routine.