As the title says - what would be your go to recommendations for Flugelhorns? I've played mainly Getzen instruments for most of my playing life (both trumpet/cornet), and looking to pick up a Flugel. Not super high-end, but not introductory either.
Second, side-ask; what repertoire would people suggest learning for Flugelhorn? On the Jazz/Contemporary side of things.
I know it's more standard to start on a Bb trumpet, but I really enjoy a more mellow sound. I'd imagine getting the control to sound more mellow on a trumpet would take quite a while as someone who has never played any brass instrument before.
Is it really limiting to go straight to flugelhorn?
I've got experience with piano and woodwind, but nothing brass yet. I like picking up a lot of different instruments at a pretty rank amateur level, but hopefully get good enough to have some fun and not sound awful - so I may not have as much practice time as would be ideal. Would mostly be looking to play jazz rep.
I’m in my junior year of high school and I’ve got a couple good ideas for what professional trumpet I want but what came to mind recently was do I need a flugelhorn or a c trumpet for college playing. I would appreciate some advice about it.
What are some show recommendations with nice flugelhorn solos? I’m a sucker for flugel sounds and I know not everyone uses them each year. I really like Academy’16 and PR ‘11, and I think Bloo ‘16 and Crown ‘15 are pretty tight as well, but what other ones are out there? Thanks!
Is it worth getting a flugelhorn? I have been a trumpet/horn player for a decade and a half but I have never touched a flugel. Is it worth the investment for small projects or is it easier to just alter the recording in post to filter out some of the overtones if the sound isn't exactly what we want?
Calling on any brass experts, any help would be much appreciated. The item description is confusing, I think it's a rotary trumpet rather than a flugel - the pipe leading to the bell just doesn't look big enough for a flugel.
Lo ciento mir Lied, pero Cyuks ich leer y schrieben solimente nur the language of the Angles, Anglischika. Como palabras. Schmekt gut. Kann mann Flugelhorn gelerndt y get paid mad stacks? No hables Flugel jetz. Vatos...que möchte heche?
I really want to buy a flugelhorn, but I have zero clue what is good for a decent price. I have about $350-$400 to spare but I don't know what brands are good for that price point. Would love some advice or even links would be greatly appreciated!
Well, I’ve been watching many vids on the flugelhorn and I’m just in love the sound. Now I’m just want to have one in my hands but the thing is that I don’t know what flugelhorn to buy and how I should choose. I would like to know how much I should at least spend on one and what I should look for if I were to buy it used (would rather buy new though).
Anyways, I’d like to save up to buy but like I said I don’t know how much.
Thanks in advance!
Are there any flugelhorn solos that reach into the upper reaches of the trumpet at a high volume or even have phrasing like a screamer? I'm just curious as to what kind of music a show would have to have for that style of flugelhorn playing and if it sounds cool or not. And if you cant think of anything that fits the description I'd love to hear about your favorite flugelhorn solos in drum corps.
I am assuming my question would also be applicable to trumpets. I had this sudden urge to learn to play the flugelhorn. I have zero experience with brass instruments - just saxophones way back in high school - but I love the sound of a flugel. All my research says that you get what you pay for, and there is a reason a new Yamaha costs $2-3 thousand dollars. One thing I had not thought about is how frustrating it would be to try to learn on an instrument where the valves stick all the time, and how unrepairable the cheap Chinese models can be. This is just for fun. I am retired and not planning to make a career out of this.
I remember once the first chair Tenor sax player let me try his instrument. It was much nicer than the old used one I was playing. It was like the difference between driving a pickup truck (mine) and a Mazda Miata (his).
Is there a middle ground? I do not know all the brand names. Something under $1,000 I hope. Does not have to be new.