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6 Ways To Practice Ear Training In Your Daily Routine

  • 2017-11-29 (by Adam Liette)
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Continuing with the Bill Adam’s school, the author of today’s article, Adam Liette (a veteran of the US Army Band), would like to motivate all trumpeters to include ear training in their daily routine. And in doing so, he doesn’t add any work to study session, but gives us 6 way to take advantage of the technical exercises that we already practice every day and help develop our ear along with them. When you experiment around with this, the results will astound you!

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In Regards To Spanish Concert Music for Brass Ensemble

  • 2017-11-15 (by Celestino Luna-Manso)
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In February 2017, the Spanish trombonist Celestino Luna-Manso defended his doctoral thesis, 'Concert Music for Brass Ensemble in Spain: a study and analysis of repertory for Spanish Radio and Television Brass Ensemble (1972-1981)', which was guided by professors Gemma Pérez Zalduono (University of Granada) and Germán Gan Quesada (Barcelona Autonomous University), and published by the editorial visages of the University of Granada. With this thesis, he began an investigation into the Spanish concert repertoire for brass ensembles. In this article, Celestino will share a general format of structure of these works and his conclusions, which will include a catalogue of the works he investigated.

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Historical Formation of the French Trumpet School

  • 2017-10-18 (by Ernesto Chuliá)
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Ernesto Chuliá, a former student of Maurice André and faithful defender of the French school of trumpet playing, describes the pedagogical and musical characteristics of the French style in this article, extracting examples of some of the main methods such as Arban, Franquin or Vaillant. If you care about the history of your instrument you should read this article!

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What is the Buzzard, the P.E.T.E., and the A.P.E?

  • 2017-10-04 (by José Cháfer)
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Warburton Music Products has created these three practice tools while keeping the trumpeter in mind, but how are they used and what do they do? With this wonderful article written by José Chafer, he helps clarify these ideas and, in doing so, opens our mind at the time we use them.

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My best lesson ever

  • 2017-06-14 (by Eric Wright)
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We have the great pleasure of publishing a very interesting article on the legend, William Fielder (the teacher of great trumpeters such as Wynton Marsalis, Terence Blanchard, Terell Stafford and Sean Jones). Eric Wright, also a pupil of Fielder, has written this article to share with the members of Trumpetland. It is something that you should not miss, because in addition to being endearing, it will help you to further understand the concept of Song and Wind, popularized by the fabulous Chicago school, and that so many students find difficult to understand and put into practice.

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Basic guide to start improvising on the trumpet

  • 2017-03-22 (by Matthew Simon)
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Would you like to know how to play jazz even if you have no idea? Even if you are a classical player and your future is in the orchestra, it’s always good to know how to improvise correctly. This guide written by Matthew Simon will greatly help you to take those first steps. It’s a magnificent summary of all the basics that you should know. We could call it the ABC of improvisation.

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I’m not meant to be musician

  • 2017-02-22 (by Jordi Albert)
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In this article, professor Jordi Albert talks about the difficulties that arise with teaching that we may face as musicians, as well as emotions and the question of the general idea of what talent is or isn't.

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My new Romantic Sonata for trumpet

  • 2016-12-13 (by Stanley Friedman)
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Trumpet player and composer Stanley Friedman (composer of renown works such as 'Solus') talks to Trumpetland about his new work for trumpet: 'Sonata in F Minor'. You will really enjoy this one.

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