After a rather disastrous evenings rehearsal, where terms such as intonation, pitching & sound may as well of been uttered in some far off language. I started to ponder as to how many other players experience the same phenomena, where no matter how hard one tries, nothing at all goes right. v Middle C was as far out of reach as a top D. v The sound well that’s best left unsaid. v The positioning of the mouthpiece and the valves of the instrument seemed foreign. But the most frustrating thing of all was. “Why did the guy opposite, look so capable and sound so good “.