Calm Your Nerves (or not)

English: Wynton Marsalis at the Oskar Schindle...
English: Wynton Marsalis at the Oskar Schindler Performing Arts Center (OSPAC) Seventh Annual Jazz Festival in West Orange, NJ (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

The nerves are a problem on trumpet, because when you mess up everyone can hear it. Just remember most people are too polite to say anything about it. That should calm your nerves.

— Wynton Marsalis

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2 thoughts on “Calm Your Nerves (or not)

  1. Wynton Marsalis’s “Trumpeter’s Lullaby” is gorgeous – any suggestions on where I can buy a copy of that? Only place I’ve been able to find it is youtube, but I want it on disc and/or iTunes or Amazon!! 🙂

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