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TOP 10 musical instruments in the world

TOP 10 musical instruments in the world

It’s hard to find a person who is indifferent to music. You might not necessarily be a musician to experience the great impact of melodies produced by a variety of instruments. You might turn on mu...

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10 Most Frequently Asked Questions about the Trombone

10 Most Frequently Asked Questions about the Trombone

The minimalist design of the trombone may make you mistakenly think that this instrument is very simple; however, it’s not so. To learn how to play the trombone, you might need much time and dedica...

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Exploring Different Types of Trumpets: From Bb to Piccolo

The usage of the trumpet goes far beyond jazz music. The ability of this instrument to produce clear and piercing sounds has made it popular in various genres. Trumpets can be heard in film soundtr...

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13 Most Frequently Asked Questions about the Flute

Either you're about to start learning how to play the flute or just feel enchanted with its sound, it would be interesting for you to discover some facts about this instrument. Below, you'll find a...

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10 Incredible Facts about the Saxophone

10 Incredible Facts about the Saxophone

Whether you're just a music admirer enchanted by the sound of the saxophone, an aspiring musician learning to play this instrument, or a well-experienced master, it might be interesting for you to ...

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Trumpet Players around the World Who Trust and Use KGUmusic Products

Trumpet Players around the World Who Trust and Use KGUmusic Products

We can endlessly tell you about our products and say that we are proud of their quality, comfort, and aesthetic features. However, the most powerful testament proving the benefits of our work is th...

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Top 10 Facts About The Trumpet

Top 10 Facts About The Trumpet

The trumpet is a very versatile instrument with a rich history. It takes a significant place in many various music genres – classical, jazz, rock, contemporary music. In classical music, the trumpe...

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The Future of Brass Instruments

The Future of Brass Instruments

Where the World of Brass Instruments is Heading and How KGUmusic Plans to Be a Part of That Future Brass instruments have undergone significant transformation over the past century, with notable ad...

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The Role of Mouthpieces in Trumpet Play and the Advantages of KGUmusic Mouthpiece Boosters.
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The Role of Mouthpieces in Trumpet Play and the Advantages of KGUmusic Mouthpiece Boosters.

  Many components affect the quality and character of the sound produced by the trumpet; however, the mouthpiece plays a pivotal role among them. Despite its small size, this accessory is able to s...

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From Student to Professional: How KGUmusic Accompanies Trumpeters on Their Musical Journey
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From Student to Professional: How KGUmusic Accompanies Trumpeters on Their Musical Journey

From Student to Professional: How KGUmusic Accompanies Trumpeters on Their Musical Journey Over the years, our company is embracing the fundamental philosophy: utilizing our knowledge and deep pass...

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Flugelhorn vs Trumpet

Flugelhorn vs Trumpet

Both flugelhorn and trumpet stand out as distinct brass instruments in the orchestra. While sharing some common features, they also differ from each other in crucial aspects. Let’s investigate comm...

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Chet Baker and His Favourite Martin Committee Trumpet

Chet Baker and His Favourite Martin Committee Trumpet

Speaking of jazz legends, it’s impossible not to mention Chet Baker. While the musician switched between various models and brands of trumpets during his career, depending on his preferences and th...

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Should I Clean My Trumpet?

Should I Clean My Trumpet?

Cleaning and maintaining brass instruments like trumpets and flugelhorns are fundamental tasks for musicians. It’s not about aesthetics – it’s about ensuring their longevity and preserving their di...

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How to Make Your Trumpet Unique?
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How to Make Your Trumpet Unique?

If you believe your trumpet could benefit from some unique features, and you’d like to enhance its visual appeal, there’s a fantastic opportunity to infuse it with your own personal touches. In thi...

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A Musical Showdown: Bach vs. Yamaha Trumpets

A Musical Showdown: Bach vs. Yamaha Trumpets

When it comes to choosing a trumpet, two iconic brands dominate the market: Bach and Yamaha. You can find custom trumpets from both of these brands on our KGUmusic website! Both companies have a ri...

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Trombone Techniques in New Orleans Jazz: A Historical Perspective

Trombone Techniques in New Orleans Jazz: A Historical Perspective

When we delve into the rich tapestry of New Orleans jazz, one instrument stands out for its distinctive sound and role in shaping the genre - the trombone. With its expressive slides and warm, bras...

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Unlock Versatility with KGUmusic's Mouthpiece Adapters
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Unlock Versatility with KGUmusic's Mouthpiece Adapters

When it comes to enhancing your musical experience, having the right mouthpiece is paramount. KGUmusic, a trusted name in the world of musical accessories, brings you a range of innovative solution...

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The Influence of John Coltrane's Saxophone Innovations on Modern Jazz
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The Influence of John Coltrane's Saxophone Innovations on Modern Jazz

When we talk about the titans of jazz, one name that looms large is John Coltrane. His contributions to the world of music, particularly through his groundbreaking saxophone innovations, have left ...

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Miles Davis and the Evolution of Trumpet Techniques in Jazz

Miles Davis and the Evolution of Trumpet Techniques in Jazz

When we talk about the pioneers of jazz, the name Miles Davis often stands out, and for a good reason. Miles Davis was not just a remarkable trumpet player; he was a trailblazer who left an indelib...

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Elevate Your Music with Silver Flute Crowns adorned with Natural Gemstones

Elevate Your Music with Silver Flute Crowns adorned with Natural Gemstones

When it comes to creating beautiful music, every detail matters. For the passionate flutist, the choice of instrument and its accessories can greatly influence the performance. At KGUmusic, we are ...

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GREATEST JAZZ TRUMPET PLAYERS OF ALL TIME

GREATEST JAZZ TRUMPET PLAYERS OF ALL TIME

The trumpet is one of the most iconic and versatile instruments in the history of jazz music. Over the years, a great many talented and influential musicians have made their mark on the genre, each...

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Stay inspired with articles on playing techniques, instrument care, famous musicians, and more

Discover Facts About Music, Musical Instruments and Tips For Musicians

In our blog, we regularly publish articles about music, musical instruments and famous musicians. You can discover interesting information about playing brass and woodwind instruments, embouchure training, various mouthpieces, art of muting technique, anatomy of trumpets, facts about musical instruments. In KGUmusic blog, we share tips, recommendations and guides on how to care for brass and
woodwind instruments as well as tell about cleaning products to make your care routine easier. Here, you can also find information about how to make your instrument customized and improve your performance. We publish articles about famous brands of the instruments and share facts from biography and music career of world-famous musicians, such as Arturo Sandoval, Allen Vizzutti, James Morrison, Lee Morgan, Harry James, Wynton Marsalis, Clark Terry, Bobby Shew, and many more. Our blog aims to help you draw inspiration and stay updated on recent innovations and high-quality products for brass and woodwind instruments.