Age is not always the reason

As I travel around the world, doing clinics, brass conferences, ITG, British Trombone Society, Skypes, embouchure assessments etc, I am hearing more and more players  say this, ” I’m not the player I was”. I’m sorry to tell you guys but its more failing technique and too much weight than it is age. Some of you […]

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Stratos – a global product or just hype ?

I am sure we all know of products that make advertising claims that cannot be checked or be backed up by data. Some of you may have noticed adverts, in Brass magazines and online, where I have claimed that hundreds of Stratos Embouchure Systems have been purchased worldwide and wondered if that is really true […]

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Stratos News – July 2014

New Shipping Charges It is a truism that we live in an ever changing world. It also appears to be the case that everything becomes more and more expensive. The good news is that, at the  present moment in time, the cost of the Stratos Embouchure Training System will remain unchanged at £165.00 each. However […]

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General advice

Come back to visit this page – I’ll be adding more tips and suggestions as time goes on. In the meantime, here are some ideas to help you. 1. Don’t play twice. Some players articulate each note with a new burst of air. Instead of blowing multiple times, blow once, keeping the airflow constant and […]

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