The language of the TCE begins with the spit attack or the spit-buzz. I don’t like using the word buzz because most of us think that we need to make the lips buzz . The buzz is the result of spitting.
The 5 articulations must be learned in order to train the tongue to stay in the forward position. The natural tendency for the tongue is to retreat in the mouth. The 5 articulations are also required if you want to be an expressive trumpeter.