Remember, lip up between the notes to be played, hold
the lip fixed, trill using the up and down movement of the jaw or the flapping
of the tongue as in whistling, then go to the hand shake. The wider interval,
the "Basie" trill, is done by a lip action and is different, easier, then
the fast trill of a tone or a major minor third.
Lip the pitch high (a bit sharp) and keep your lips
there. Don't lip so high that your tones is distorted. Say the syllables
"ta-ee-ya-ee". These syllables are not much help in the lower registers but
you will form the habit of using them. They will be very helpful in the high
registers. The tongue motion should cause a slight up and down movement of
the jaw deliberately so if you don't get immediate results, discontinue the
deliberate jaw motion. Don't resist it if it is natural. It should go without
saying, but unfortunately often needs to be said, use plenty of air support.
That means to literally "push" the air through the horn don't just let it
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