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  1. ari01 replied to the thread Practice Valves.

    Brilliant

    Feb 22, 2018 at 12:01 AM
  2. ari01 replied to the thread On the spot.

    The key here is to understand what went wrong in the rehearsal. Was it nerves, fatigue, adrenaline, conductor going faster (or slower)...

    Feb 21, 2018 at 4:57 PM
  3. ari01 replied to the thread Practice Valves.

    Snap.... it drives my wife insane!!

    Feb 21, 2018 at 4:12 PM
  4. ari01 replied to the thread Practice Valves.

    I understand Queeg2000's point although I wouldn't go as far as to automate anything.... air valves are perfectly acceptable. I will...

    Feb 21, 2018 at 3:05 PM
  5. ari01 replied to the thread On the spot.

    (NB - my next comment is tongue in cheek.... ) Now that's a conductor we all need at rehearsal... Was he Harry Potter?

    Feb 21, 2018 at 2:55 PM
  6. ari01 liked 4th Cornet's post in the thread On the spot.

    I'm possibly repeating what others have said, but to me there is absolutely nothing unusual with the OP's experience. Practicing the...

    Feb 21, 2018 at 2:54 PM
  7. ari01 liked Queeg2000's post in the thread On the spot.

    I'm not blaming the conductor, I'd even go as far as to defend a conductor against these comments. If the conductor is missing a...

    Feb 21, 2018 at 10:04 AM
  8. ari01 replied to the thread On the spot.

    What absolute tosh..... Typical of UK culture, it's always someone else's fault. If the conductor is not giving a clear beat or...

    Feb 21, 2018 at 9:33 AM
  9. ari01 replied to the thread Practice Valves.

    Just be mindful using these as they come in various strengths...I recommend the lightest possible. I was using a stronger set in the...

    Feb 21, 2018 at 9:24 AM
  10. ari01 replied to the thread Practice Valves.

    I love that idea... with a play off at the end of the level against a big boss..... Can you out play Phil McCann on a slow melody or...

    Feb 21, 2018 at 9:22 AM
  11. ari01 liked 4th Cornet's post in the thread Practice Valves.

    Sell the idea to Microsoft. I can imagine it in the shops - "Xbox - Trumpet Hero" :)

    Feb 21, 2018 at 9:21 AM
  12. ari01 replied to the thread On the spot.

    It happens to the best of us!!

    Feb 20, 2018 at 9:14 AM