Trumpet For Dummies

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How to get a good sound, read music, and master a variety of styles-including classical, pop, jazz, and Latin

Listening to a trumpet trilla series of high notes during a military march or wail longingly during a blues rendition-is a pleasure second to none. And masters, including Wynton Marsalis and Louis Armstrong, have made the trumpet truly Gabriel's horn, one of the most eloquent voices in classical music and jazz. Yet even a virtuoso begins somewhere. This down-to-earth and...

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Overview

How to get a good sound, read music, and master a variety of styles-including classical, pop, jazz, and Latin

Listening to a trumpet trilla series of high notes during a military march or wail longingly during a blues rendition-is a pleasure second to none. And masters, including Wynton Marsalis and Louis Armstrong, have made the trumpet truly Gabriel's horn, one of the most eloquent voices in classical music and jazz. Yet even a virtuoso begins somewhere. This down-to-earth and user-friendly guide shows those new to the trumpet everything they need know to play the instrument-from basic technique (including getting a good sound), caring for a trumpet, and learning pieces from many musical genres.

  • Demonstrates how to play classical, pop, jazz, and Latin-with audio samples on the enclosed CD-ROM
  • Includes tips on how to buy or rent the best instrument

An ideal guide for students just learning the trumpet, or students who need a little boost, or fans of the trumpet who've never got around to learning it, here is the complete guide to making one of the world's most popular-and beloved instruments-their own.

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  • ISBN-13: 9780470679371
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 4/26/2011
  • Series: For Dummies Series
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 408
  • Sales rank: 681,491
  • Product dimensions: 7.20 (w) x 9.20 (h) x 1.20 (d)

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 28, 2014

    Trumpet for Dummies

    Trumpet for Dummies is good for beginners.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 27, 2014

    I was the fifth chair in massechusetts jazz band.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 28, 2013

    Great for beginners !

    Trumpet for Dummies explains the most basic and important principles in a manor that is easily understandable. It teaches crucial concepts in becoming a sucessful trumpeter in a way that is easily comprehended even by beginning players. These concepts include things such as proper embouchure, good breathing technique, playing basic scales, tounging notes fluently, and much, much, more. Bottom line I would recommend this book to any beginning trumpet player

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 5, 2013

    Boxer

    I love trumpet and im good and im in first chair

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 20, 2013

    Fd

    I really love playing trumpet, im in fifth grade, ae band. So awesome!

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