Looking forward to playing with Arturo O’Farrill and the Afro-Latin Jazz Orchestra, this evening, as we make a rare trip North of the border to Canada. We’ll be playing the Luminato Festival in Toronto. I hope some of my Canadian friends can make it out to see us!

Improve Efficiency & Tonguing! | “R for Release” | Trumpet A-Z, S01E18

Sometimes, certain trumpet playing concepts don’t make sense because of how they’re explained. It can help to flip them around and look at them from a different angle. In this episode of Trumpet A-Z, “R for Release”, Bryan Davis discusses how to optimize your airflow and tonguing by letting the notes out, rather than forcing them.

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