Would you like to become a more well-rounded, efficient brass player?
Would you like to develop a rich vibrant tone?
Would you like to have clean, crisp technique?
Would you like more endurance?
Would you like a stronger and more consistent high range?
Would you like to know more about mouthpieces, shakes, vibrato, mutes, lead trumpet, sight reading, kacks and clams?
Of course you would!
With 220 pages of written instruction and over two-and-a-half hours of audio/video instruction, Brass Tactics will answer every question you have about owning and operating a brass instrument.
Author and jazz trumpeter Chase Sanborn combines real-world advice with a sense of humor, speaking directly to the reader with a friendly and accessible style that has created fans around the world. Whether you are a professional, student, hobbyist or comeback player, Brass Tactics will help you reach your goals.
You will learn what, when and how to practice, and will gain valuable insight into the world of the modern brass player. You will learn how to put together a comprehensive and efficient practice routine that addresses all aspects of playing a brass instrument. You will learn about equipment, gigs, teaching, lead playing and many other important yet rarely-discussed aspects of the brass player’s musical life.
Brass Tactics comes complete with an accompanying CD and DVD. On the Brass Tactics CD, Chase Sanborn discusses and demonstrates all the exercises that are presented in the book. Hearing the exercises played is vitally important in understanding how they should be approached, and helps the player develop a sound model to emulate.
On the Brass Tactics DVD, Chase explores the relationship between mind, body and horn, and takes the viewer behind the scenes for a look at the design and manufacture of brass instruments.
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