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how to scoop like Hodges?

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Hi all,

It's been awhile since i've been on the forum. anyway. I'm playing Sultry Sunset composed by Ellington and arranged by david berger. I know exactly what scoop sounds like. but for some reason i just cant get the pitch to start low and get it up to where it needs to be. Should your mouth move on the mouthpiece at all? is it all in the jaw?

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