These excellent studies are the next step for students who have completed the advanced level method for their instrument. The full-page etudes in this series, key-centered and supported by scale and arpeggio exercises, take the student to that next level of performance wherein their accumulated skills allow them to play full-length performance pieces with a high level of musicianship and competence. As such, many states include these pieces in their all-state audition lists. MORE»
These studies are intended to supplement or follow any elementary method. A series of short etudes designed to improve technique and musicianship. MORE»
A volume of calisthenic exercises compiled to assist in the muscle development used in the playing the trombone. Exercises are broken into four sections: (1) Attack and tone placement; (2) Slow Slurs; (3) Flexibility; (4) Scales and Arpeggios. MORE»
A collection designed to assist the player/student in moving from the tenor trombone to the bass trombone including valve positions and development of pedal notes required for today's bass trombone repertoire. Includes: 60 studies in the use of F attachment; 10 studies in pedal notes; circle of keys scale studies. MORE»
The ULTIMATE self-teaching method designed to offer quality instruction, terrific songs and a professional-quality CD with 76 full-demo tracks. This series can be used by students who want to teach themselves, or by teachers for private or group instruction. Simply follow the tips and lessons in the book as you listen to the teacher on the CD. This pack includes: how to assemble & care for the instrument, producing a sound, reading music notation and rhythms, fingering chart, glossary of musical terms, and much more. Learn at your own pace and open the door to the world of trombone music! Includes over 70 great songs and examples. MORE»
This chart includes advice on instrument care, notation guide and a photo/diagram of the instrument. MORE»
Easy Improvisation is a great way to learn the basics of improvising, on your own, with friends, or with the whole band! Musicians are given guidance to play along in parts, to play along with written-out solos, or to improvise on their own. The audio tracks include demonstration of the music on the page, or just the background rhythms and chords. 30 different styles are included: rock 'n' roll, hip-hop, jazz, EDM, country, Bossa Nova, calypso, cha-cha, reggae, and more. Use sample solos and other tips to start improvising today! MORE»
This top-rated collection of solo literature from the celebrated Rubank catalog is known by teachers and students everywhere. Each edition offers a superb variety of solos customized for that instrument. Most state solo/ensemble contest lists include several solos from this collection. This item (accompaniment CD) includes full performance and accompaniment only tracks (all pieces) and tempo adjustment software (most pieces).
• Solo Book (HL04471790)
• Piano Accompaniment Book (HL04471800)
• Solo Book with Online Media (Performance/Accompaniment Recordings (stream or download) and Printable Piano Accompaniments) (HL04002522)
Contents: Allegro Vivace from Concerto for Trombone (Rimsky-Korsakov) • Après un Rêve (After a Dream) (Faure) • Canzonetta (Mozart) • Concerto in F Minor (Lauga) • Concerto Miniature (Ostransky) • Crépuscule (Twilight) (Faure) • Love Thoughts (Pryor) • Morceau de Concours (Missa) • Prelude and Fanfaronade (Koepke) • Sarabande and Vivace (Handel) • Solo de Concert (Dubois) • Thème de Concours (Clérisse) • Two Spanish Dances (Ostransky) • Valse Sentimentale (Tchaikovsky). MORE»
This book/CD pack is an inspirational guide to playing jazz trombone. It includes an enhanced CD with play-along audio and video tracks recorded by Jiggs Whigham and the BBC Big Band. MORE»
This is the second volume in a progressive series of three study books that takes the young player from beginner to accomplished musician. It is carefully tailored for each instrument and introduces the concept of phrasing by suggesting suitable breathing point and takes the player into new keys with extended instrumental ranges.
Also available: Starter Studies (Volume 1) – 44004898-44004907; Super Studies (Volume 3) – 44005082-44005090 MORE»