Name great players who plays off-centre

Discussion in 'The Rehearsal Room' started by xRinat, Aug 22, 2009.

  1. xRinat

    xRinat Member

    Name players you know that plays off-centre such as Richard Marshall or Sergei Nakariakov.
  2. Bayerd

    Bayerd Active Member

    Looks like you've just named them...
  3. jrshimmon

    jrshimmon Member

    Christiano Ronaldo! He Plays off the Centre!
    (Sorry it just sprang to mind when I read the tittle on tmp home page) :)
  4. Hells Bones

    Hells Bones Active Member

    Maynard Ferguson.

    Don't worry about it.
  5. PeterBale

    PeterBale Moderator Staff Member

    Not any more!!! ;) :oops:
  6. Hells Bones

    Hells Bones Active Member

    No, but he did!
  7. Andrew Norman

    Andrew Norman Active Member

    The first great British Jazz Trumpeter, Nat Gonella, played off centre and many young players at the time copied him.
    Digby Fairweather plays very sucessfully with his mouthpiece somewhere close to his right ear....
  8. xRinat

    xRinat Member

    Are you serious?
  9. FlugelD

    FlugelD Member

    Decide for yourself, here.
  10. Alyn James

    Alyn James Member

    Yup.... you gotta play where your teeth tell you to...
  11. Andrew Norman

    Andrew Norman Active Member

    Oh yes...
    I've played alongside Digby many times and marvelled at how he does it....
    Played with Nat Gonella too but only after he'd given up playing Trumpet and was only singing but what a guy !!
  12. jockinafrock

    jockinafrock Active Member

    Doh! I thought this was a football position, or a variation on the offisde rule...! :hammer
  13. Andrew Norman

    Andrew Norman Active Member

    I remember Bill Houghton (Former Principal Trumpet LSO) demonstrating how he played using only top lip and tongue by playing with his tie in his mouth - over his bottom lip... Triple tongueing no problem. Scary !!
  14. Independent Silver Band

    Independent Silver Band Active Member

    The lead trombone with the U.S, Air Force jazz band (Forgot the Name) pulls to the side, and increases the pull in the high range.
  15. GordonH

    GordonH Member

  16. Kjata

    Kjata Member

    I'm sure ill get shot down for this but Richard Marshall does not play off-centre!! :frown:
  17. Alyn James

    Alyn James Member

    What's the name of that ex-YBS principal? Great player - never done him any harm.
  18. sop 1

    sop 1 Member

    Stuart Lingard! amazing player :clap:
  19. ydna36

    ydna36 Member

    Chris Pannell
  20. xRinat

    xRinat Member

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