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Berklee Practice Method: Trumpet


By Charles Lewis

Trumpet. Berklee Methods. Instruction. Softcover with CD. 176 pages. Published by Berklee Press (HL.50449432).

Item Number: HL.50449432

ISBN 9780634007903. 9x12 inches. Tiger Okoshi, Charles Lewis and the Berklee Faculty.

Discover how to play in a band with this Berklee Practice Method book/CD pack! Lessons throughout the book guide you through technique that is specific to playing the trumpet in a contemporary ensemble. You'll learn: melody and improvisation, phrasing, articulations, breathing, chords, scales, theory, comping, reading, interpreting lead sheets, and much more. Daily practice routines are designed for practicing by yourself, or with other musicians. The accompanying CD features outstanding Berklee players and covers a variety of styles, including rock, funk, jazz, blues, swing and bossa nova.

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  • August 01, 2008 challenging, but plodding method

    This book has yet to really catch my interest to spend the time working at the exercises to become proficient at them. It's a bit too slow and too repetitive in the teaching process for my tastes.

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