|How to play:
||The trumpeter, or musician, vibrates his/her lips over the mouthpiece while pressing the valves on top.
Nowadays, Mouthpieces can be replaced to suit the music that will be played.
||There are several types of trumpets. Nowadays, the more used is the B flat trumpet. There is also the C-D-E flat & piccolo trumpet, (too called as Bach trumpet).
|First Known Trumpets
||One assumes that it had origin in Egypt in 1500 BC and was used for military purposes (announcing battle).
In the late 1300's metal trumpets began to be regarded with a musical instrument.
In the 16th to 18th century other kinds of Trumpets were created:
• The natural (vaveless) trumpet
• The valve trumpet: One assumes that it had origin in Germany in 1828
||• Dizzy Gillespie
• Louis Armstrong
• Miles Davis
• Donald Byrd
• Maynard Ferguson