Fellow sessioneers: blowing hard in the flute.
I am interested to hear what musicians and/or flute players think about the issue of flute players blowing too hard on the flute
In my opinion, it makes no sense to overblow the flute (and I find it irritating to sit next to a flute player who belts out the notes and then can’t last out the set because they overblew the flute at the start).
The flute sounds sometimes sharp and others flat.
If you don’t overblow, the tone lasts longer.
Sadly though I think all flute players are culprits (and it does irritate fellow session musicians, don’t say it doesn’t).
In CCE, they encourage those starting off to blow hard into the flute and that can’t help things.
What are your thoughts?