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Technical Studies For The Modern Trumpet Player

By Pat Harbison

Trumpet - intermediate, advanced
Composed by Pat Harbison (1955-). The FIRST book to incorporate all modern jazz scales into practical daily studies. Book. Published by Jamey Aebersold Jazz (JA.PH).

Item Number: JA.PH

ISBN 978-1-56224-096-7.

For ALL trumpet players. A compilation of concepts and approaches of many of the finest trumpet players and teachers including Arban, Clarke, Schlossberg, and Caruso. Besides the many exercises, also includes concise thought and instruction on topics such as: the warm up, the practice session, rehearsal and performance, warming down, the value of repetition, timing, pre-hearing the sound, breath support, inhalation, exhalation, the tongue, the embouchure, fingers, extreme registers, equipment, musical demands, developing the jazz language, and criteria for evaluating a jazz solo. Get your jazz scales in your ears and under your fingers!

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  • November 28, 2008 Wonderful, valuable must-have book

    Jazz trumpet expert Pat Harbison rewrites the Clarke Technical Stuides for jazz players. While Chris Kase's 2006 book does the same thing in a more comprehensive fashion, Harbison's exercises are excellent, and his introductory essays on trumpet playing are as good as it gets. For $9.95, this book...

    is a steal. Buy it now.

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