Question by  timhood (43)

What is the proper way to do the scale on a trumpet, proper fingering position?

I need to do a scale on a trumpet.


Answer by  Threeputt (84)

With your index finger (1) on the first valve, middle finger (2) on the second, and ring finger (3) on the last, the sequence from middle C is: open, 1 and 3, 1 and 2, 1, open, 1 and 2, 2, and open. Tighten the lips as you go up.


Answer by  balapriya (85)

Once trumpet, cornet, or flugelhorn players can sound every note up and down a scale, playing songs are not much more difficult.

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