Level Up Your Practice Game! | “Q for Quality” | Trumpet A-Z, Episode 17

Out of all the questions and comments on these videos, the most common have been about what to practice and how to get the most value for your practice time. In this episode of “Trumpet A-Z”, “Q for Quality”, Bryan Davis shares tips on some good things for everybody to practice and some ways to reformat your practice to get the most out of your time.

Recap “K for Kinesthesia” now.

J.B. Arban Complete Conservatory Method for Trumpet – https://amzn.to/2LduXh8
H.L. Clarke Technical Studies – https://amzn.to/2LcquLl

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Middle/Upper Register 4ths | Exercise of the Week #3

In this video, Bryan Davis presents an Interval Drill, which you can use to work on your accuracy. Specifically, it targets playing 4ths in the middle and upper registers – something we often have to do in music of all genres, but which frequently causes problems for players of all levels.

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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! If there’s a specific technique you’d like to target with an # EOTW, please tell us – your suggestion could be the topic of a future video!

Exercise of the Week 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.

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

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Avoid Tension and Play Easier! | “P for Posture” | Trumpet A-Z, Episode 16

Whether we’re sitting or standing to play, our ability to make a clear and resonant sound, have good intonation, avoid unnecessary tension and generally just play as easily as possible is affected enormously by how we position our body. In the latest episode of #TrumpetAtoZ, “P for Posture”, Bryan Davis explains some posture pitfalls you need to look out for, to give yourself the best chance to sound good and play effortlessly.

In this video, Bryan also references the following videos:

Please watch them, if you haven’t already.

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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

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Alternative Technical Study for Trumpet! | Exercise of the Week #2

In this video, Bryan Davis presents a Technical Study which you can use to add variety to your practice routine. This exercise could be practiced as an alternative to Clarke #2 or Clarke #3, for example.

Click to download the PDF of “Technical Study – Arpeggios #1

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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! If there’s a specific technique you’d like to target with an # EOTW, please tell us – your suggestion could be the topic of a future video!

Exercise of the Week 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

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Improve Your Efficiency! | “O for Overblowing” | Trumpet A-Z, Episode 15

Overblowing is widely regarded as the root of all evil for brass playing. It is certainly not efficient and can make playing the trumpet much harder than it needs to be! In the latest episode of Trumpet A-Z, “O for Overblowing,” Bryan Davis explains a little more about it, some of the symptoms and a little known way to see if you’re overblowing. He also details the way it can actually be used to your advantage in the practice room.

If you missed them watch the following Trumpet A-Z videos Bryan cites in this video:

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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

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