Trumpet For Dummies

Trumpet For Dummies

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by Jeffrey Reynolds
     
 

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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

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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 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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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470679371
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
04/26/2011
Series:
For Dummies Series
Pages:
408
Sales rank:
563,567
Product dimensions:
7.20(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.20(d)

Meet the Author

Jeffrey Reynolds, PhD, is a lecturer in music at the University of Toronto. A trumpet player with almost 50 years' experience, he has performed all manner of engagements, from funerals to weddings, from jazz gigs and dances to orchestra concerts.

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Trumpet For Dummies 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 5 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Trumpet for Dummies is good for beginners.
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
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
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I love trumpet and im good and im in first chair
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I really love playing trumpet, im in fifth grade, ae band. So awesome!