Make Your Chops Feel Great! | “N for Note Bending” | Trumpet A-Z, Episode 14

Sometimes you just need to practice something that makes your chops feel good! In this episode of Trumpet A-Z, “N for Note Bending,” Bryan Davis shares his favourite exercise that does exactly that! Focus your airflow and response, and make playing the trumpet easier, as a result!

Click to download the PDF of “Extended Bends and Reverse Bends

All PDF exercise downloads which accompany our videos are handled in the Airflow Music Online Store. They are completely free to download, although you have the option to pay a small fee of your choice, in support of the time and effort which goes into making these videos. If you choose to contribute, it is much appreciated! Alternatively, you always have the option to purchase a book, lesson or t-shirt.

Catch up on the Trumpet A-Z series, so far, at: Trumpet A-Z Playlist. New episodes are added every Friday.

If you have questions or comments about this video, we want to hear them! We’re particularly interested to know what topics are in your Trumpet A-Z? Please comment a full or partial list below – your suggestion could be the topic of a future video!

Trumpet A-Z with Bryan Davis is presented by Airflow Music. For information on all our products, please visit https://AirflowMusic.com. Please Subscribe to our Youtube channel, to be notified of upcoming episodes.

Buy “Combination Drills: Developed Scales in Odd Meters” by Bryan Davis. PDF eBooks and Printed Books are available for each edition:

Trumpet Lessons with Bryan Davis are available in-person, if you’re in the New York City area, or via Skype if you live elsewhere. For more information, please visit: http://bryandav.is/teaching

Follow Airflow Music on Social Media: Facebook| Twitter| Instagram.

Play Higher, Easier!! | “M for Mouthpiece” | Trumpet A-Z, Episode 13

Mouthpieces! Every Brass player uses them and they’re an important part of your setup. In this latest episode of #TrumpetAtoZ, Bryan Davis explains 3 things you need to consider when purchasing a new mouthpiece. The right mouthpiece will propel you further into the upper register. Watch now to learn more!

Catch up on the Trumpet A-Z series, so far, at: Trumpet A-Z Playlist. New episodes are added every Friday.

If you have questions or comments about this video, we want to hear them! We’re particularly interested to know what topics are in your Trumpet A-Z? Please comment a full or partial list below – your suggestion could be the topic of a future video!

Trumpet A-Z with Bryan Davis is presented by Airflow Music. For information on all our products, please visit https://AirflowMusic.com. Please Subscribe to our Youtube channel, to be notified of upcoming episodes.

Buy “Combination Drills: Developed Scales in Odd Meters” by Bryan Davis. PDF eBooks and Printed Books are available for each edition:

Trumpet Lessons with Bryan Davis are available in-person, if you’re in the New York City area, or via Skype if you live elsewhere. For more information, please visit: http://bryandav.is/teaching

Follow Airflow Music on Social Media: Facebook| Twitter| Instagram.

Why and How To Lip Buzz! | “L for Lip Buzzing” | Trumpet A-Z, Episode 12

In this latest episode of #TrumpetAtoZ, “L for Lip Buzzing”, Bryan Davis explains why he likes to free buzz or lip buzz, and how to do it correctly. He also explains his slightly unorthodox approach to the register you should lip buzz in! If you’re interested in a fresh take on this most controversial and polarizing of brass playing topics, then you’re in the right place. Bryan hopes you will watch this with an open mind and comment your feedback, whether you’re for or against lip buzzing!

Catch up on the Trumpet A-Z series, so far, at: Trumpet A-Z Playlist. New episodes are added every Friday.

If you have questions or comments about this video, we want to hear them! We’re particularly interested to know what topics are in your Trumpet A-Z? Please comment a full or partial list below – your suggestion could be the topic of a future video!

Trumpet A-Z with Bryan Davis is presented by Airflow Music. For information on all our products, please visit https://AirflowMusic.com. Please Subscribe to our Youtube channel, to be notified of upcoming episodes.

Buy “Combination Drills: Developed Scales in Odd Meters” by Bryan Davis. PDF eBooks and Printed Books are available for each edition:

Trumpet Lessons with Bryan Davis are available in-person, if you’re in the New York City area, or via Skype if you live elsewhere. For more information, please visit: http://bryandav.is/teaching

Follow Airflow Music on Social Media: Facebook | Twitter | Instagram.

Literally Jaw-Dropping! | “J for Jaw” | Trumpet A-Z, Episode 10

Do you struggle with bringing your lip slurs up to speed, or with changing registers easily and smoothly? Do you have a lot of motion in your embouchure, when you work on these things? The chances are that you’re dropping your jaw as you adjust the tongue arch. In this episode of #TrumpetAtoZ, “J for Jaw”, Bryan Davis shares an exercise he used to disconnect the motion of his tongue and jaw, to get his own flexibility under control.

To download the PDF of “The Pivot Stabilizer Reloaded”, please visit: https://wp.me/p8uiMo-8S/#pdfdownload

Catch up on the entire Trumpet A-Z series, so far, at: Trumpet A-Z Playlist. New episodes are added every Friday.

If you have questions or comments about this video, we want to hear them! We’re particularly interested to know what topics are in your Trumpet A-Z? Please comment a full or partial list below – your suggestion could be the topic of a future video!

Trumpet A-Z with Bryan Davis is presented by Airflow Music. For information on all our products, please visit https://AirflowMusic.com. Please Subscribe to our Youtube channel, to be notified of upcoming episodes.

If you’ve found this or any of our videos helpful, please share with your friends, and consider supporting us by making a purchase from the Airflow Music store.

Buy “Combination Drills: Developed Scales in Odd Meters” by Bryan Davis. PDF eBooks and Printed Books are available for each edition:

Trumpet Lessons with Bryan Davis are available in-person, if you’re in the New York City area, or via Skype if you live elsewhere. For more information, please visit: http://bryandav.is/teaching

Follow Airflow Music on Social Media: Facebook | Twitter | Instagram.

How To Do The Pencil Exercise! | “I for Isometrics” | Trumpet A-Z, Episode 9

A common question on Facebook Trumpet groups, recently, has been “How Do I Do The Pencil Exercise?” Less specifically, it’s also often asked how people can keep their chops in shape when they have limited practice time, due to their day job or travel schedule? In this episode of Trumpet A-Z, “I for Isometrics”, Bryan Davis explains the 2 versions of the Pencil Exercise, tells you how to do them and some things to look out for!

Catch up on the entire Trumpet A-Z series, so far, at: Trumpet A-Z Playlist. New episodes are added every Friday.

If you have questions or comments about this video, we want to hear them! We’re particularly interested to know what topics are in your Trumpet A-Z? Please comment a full or partial list below – your suggestion could be the topic of a future video!

Trumpet A-Z with Bryan Davis is presented by Airflow Music. For information on all our products, please visit https://AirflowMusic.com. Please Subscribe to our Youtube channel, to be notified of upcoming episodes.

If you’ve found this or any of our videos helpful, please share with your friends, and consider supporting us by making a purchase from the Airflow Music store.

Buy “Combination Drills: Developed Scales in Odd Meters” by Bryan Davis. PDF eBooks and Printed Books are available for each edition:

Trumpet Lessons with Bryan Davis are available in-person, if you’re in the New York City area, or via Skype if you live elsewhere. For more information, please visit: http://bryandav.is/teaching

Follow Airflow Music on Social Media: Facebook | Twitter | Instagram.