Mitchell on Trumpet, Book 2 (The One & Only Complete Trumpet Method). Composed by Harold E. Mitchell. For trumpet. 82 balanced lessons from the very beginning to "G" above high "C". Instructional. Book & CD. 110 pages. Published by Santorella Publications (SP.TS462).
Mitchell on Trumpet is revered by educators around the globe and stands unequalled by any other published approach for trumpet. This proven curriculum will guide any ambitious student on a path towards performance excellence. It takes you from the beginning to the extreme limits of the horn through a gradual progression of 82 balanced lessons developing your range from low F# to G above high C.
Mitchell on Trumpet - Book 2 continues this exciting journey with Lesson 27 and introduces many advanced concepts while extending the student's range to High C. The exercises and studies cover all phases of playing with the ultimate goal of acquiring and maintaining a strong flexible embouchure. Los Angeles studio pro, Chris Tedesco, will guide you through selected excerpts from all 19 lessons (#27 through #45) by playing, demonstrating, and encouraging the student from start to finish on the included audio CD.
Pappy often said, "Perfect practice makes perfect, careless practice makes mediocrity, and no practice makes nothing." Since every individual has their own unique set of strengths and challenges, the time necessary to devote to studying this method will vary from student to student. The important thing is to establish a structured schedule that is appropriate for you.
There are countless professionals, educators, and performers who claim that Mitchell on Trumpet is the most complete trumpet method ever written. The student who completes Mitchell's Method will be among a select few who possess the endurance, technique, and flexibility needed to conquer any obstacle that they may encounter in any musical passage ever written for trumpet.