Chase Sanborn is an engaging modern jazz trumpet voice with a warm, inviting tone, fluid lyrical phrasing, and a style that always swings. He exhibits the cultivated sensibility of a player at the peak of his powers.
Music Business Tactics is an easy and enjoyable read that provides sound, practical advice. If you are an aspiring musician, or you know one, get this book! You need this information!
Chase Sanborn goes right to the heart and soul of the music. His performance was an inspiration to hundreds of festival participants, and his positive and upbeat outlook made a lasting impact on our students
Jazz Tactics presents the material in such a clear and simple way, with the vitality and spirit of a live teaching session. This method speaks to all musicians, regardless of age and previous experience.
Chase addresses the needs of developing musicians in a manner that is understandable and relevant. My students were thrilled to work with someone who understands their learning curve.
Tuning Tactics teaches you to listen. In just a short time, I've witnessed strong improvement in my students' awareness. Tuning Tactics makes good intonation attainable for all!
Chase Sanborn has a natural gift for engaging and involving an audience. He shares a wealth of honest and knowledgeable information about music and the music business.
Brass Tactics offeres authoritative instruction balanced with sage and homely advice. It shows you how to handle yourself in any professional or amateur situation. No trumpet player should be without this book!

Brass Tactics

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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.

Click on the links for more information on Brass Tactics. Dealer inquiries welcome.