•  Try and get control of the 3 “open” notes, C, G and C. Remember higher notes need more air speed and lower notes need less.
  • Always breathe deep and relaxed.
  • Do a little bit of free buzzing or mouthpiece buzzing as a warmup.


  • Practice with the drum beats!
  • Keep working on Lesson 1
  • Take deep breaths and look at the MUSIC, not your TRUMPET


  •   Work on the Beatles medley
  • Remember to keep the staccato notes detached
  • Use a metronome, and keep the quarters steady