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Blog 8 – Arpeggios

Happy Tuesday! Today’s exercise is a long one. Be sure to practice it with many kinds of slur and articulation patterns!

Pdf: Blog 8 – Arpeggios

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Blog 7

A simple scale pattern today!

Pdf here: Blog 7

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Blog 6 – Short and Sweat Pedal Note Cooldown

Today’s exercise is a short and sweet cool down. Half valve down to the pedal then slur chromatically to loosen things up. Listen on the half valve to see if the gliss is even and all notes are present enjoy!

Pdf here: Short_and_Sweat_Pedal_Note_Cooldown

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Blog 5 – 3rd Valve Gimmicks!

This is a tricky exercise to work out the third valve! (And trombone player’s positions past the bell.) Go slow and make sure that every note change is clear and clean. Enjoy!

Pdf here: 3rd_Valve_Gimmicks

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Blog 4

Sometimes I write a etude not for elegance or ease, but for the complete opposite of it. Nothing about this exercise flows well, but making it sound as if it does is admirable.

 

 

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Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving!

Here’s an exercise called turkey triads!


Blog 2

Day 2, Half Steps and Lip Slurs

Todays exercise is a fun variation on lips trills. Start at slow tempo and ensure you hear every note, then up the tempo with increased finesse and ease!

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Blog 1

Blog Exercise No. 1 Scales and Slurs

Today’s exercise is a variation on scales and lip slurs. The goal is to achieve a smooth lips slurs while moving in and out of them. Watch for pitch on the third measure and every time it comes back, that’s where I found the most trouble.

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Michael


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