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To Buzz or Not to Buzz — That Is Not the Only Question


The practice of buzzing has become a divisive pedagogical practice in the brass world. One side, the “pro-buzzing” community, argues that buzzing on the mouthpiece away from the instrument can help players improve intonation and lip vibration. The “anti-buzzing” group believes that buzzing is potentially harmful, encouraging bad habits that will manifest when the player…

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