Abi in Uganda…supporting Brass for Africa

20th February 2014

Abi’s diary inputs from her trip to Uganda to help set-up a repair workshop for the Brass for Africa charity:


Trumpet DIY Repair Tips – Broken Waterkey spring

19th February 2014

Problem: Waterkey spring has broken!

This minor problem is easily repairable, all that is required is the correct parts, possibly a tool and some patience. It may not seem like a minor problem at the time, as the instrument will no longer be airtight and it will squeak and be wildly uncontrollable. Firstly identify the broken spring, and there can often be more than one. The water key will be flapping and have no tension to it.


Allen Vizzutti Video Series – Episode #3 (performance anxiety)

Top US Trumpet professional Allen Vizzutti spent some time with us discussing all things Trumpet related.