Trumpet Maintenance

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Trumpets are one of the most popular instruments in orchestras, jazz and blues bands. Learn how maintain and clean a trumpet with tips from a instrument repair expert in this free trumpet maintenance video series.

Series Summary

Music is one of the primary forms of communication on Earth. Whether the use of tones and melodies developed before, after, or in conjunction with spoken language is unknown; yet music is unique in that it helps us to talk to each other in ways that language cannot achieve. It creates a connection between people that is not limited by time, distance, or relationship; a song can speak to anyone, anywhere. That’s why music continually changes and grows, is still loved and still proliferates. Music is a living language. In this free video series our expert in instrument repairs will teach you how to maintain your trumpet. You will learn how to assemble and disassemble a trumpet, fix trumpet valves and clean a trumpet. You will also learn how to replace a trumpet water key cork and water key spring. Get tips on how to grease trumpet slides, oil trumpet valves and repair trumpet caps. You will also learn some emergency trumpet repairs in this useful series of trumpet videos.

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  • Fixing Stuck Trumpet Slides

    A trumpet slide can get stuck from being dirty or dented. Learn how to fix a stuck trumpet slide with tips from an instrument repair expert in this free trumpet… Read More

  • Fixing Trumpet Valves

    A trumpet valve may need to be repaired if it has been damaged by dirt and debris. Learn more about how to fix trumpet valves with tips from an instrument… Read More

  • Replacing a Trumpet Water Key Spring

    A trumpet's water key spring will usually break over time due to wear and tear. Learn how to replace a trumpet water key spring with tips from an instrument repair… Read More

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