Posted by Paul H on November 17, 1999 at 10:03:48:
In Reply to: why does it hurt? posted by Bill on November 16, 1999 at 22:25:40:
For what it's worth;
You might try a regular euphonium/trombone mouthpiece instead of the one from the bass trombone. It could be that the larger diameter is forcing you to press too hard to get the higher notes. It might feel odd at first, but it will certainly be better than a bruised lip.