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The Art of Jazz Trumpet by John McNeil
MT442 .M44 1999  Check Availability
Image:Brass_Art_of_Jazz_Trumpet.jpg‎ From the publisher:
"A comprehensive study of modern jazz trumpet playing by renowned jazz musician John McNeil. Contains a personal history of jazz trumpet, articulation, valve technique, and alternate fingerings. This complete edition combines and updates the earlier works and includes a CD as a practice aid."
Berklee Practice Method: Trumpet: Get Your Band Together by Tiger Okoshi et al.
MT442 .O48 2002  Check Availability
Image:Brass_Berklee_Practice_Method_trumpet.jpg‎ From the publisher:
"Discover how to play in a band with this Berklee Practice Method book/CD pack! Lessons throughout the book guide you through technique that is specific to playing the trumpet in a contemporary ensemble."



Reading Key Jazz Rhythms for French Horn by Fred Lipsius
MT426.L56 R4 1997  Check Availability
Image:Brass_Reading_Key_Jazz_Rhythms.jpg‎ From the publisher:
"With this book/CD set you will learn essential jazz rhythms first-hand from world-class professionals! Reading Key Jazz Rhythms is a collection of 24 easy to medium level jazz etudes, and 24 simplified guide tone versions of the etudes. They are ideal for learning the basic language of jazz, swing phrasing, and articulation."
Trombone Technique "Through Music": A Philosophical Method Book by Ed Neumeister
MT462 .N485 2002  Check Availability
Image:Brass_Trombone_Technique_Neumeister.jpg‎ From the publisher:
"In this book Ed describes his philosophy and methods of practicing the trombone. Most of his methods can be used for musicians of any instrument. He is a strong advocate of improvisation and musical expression. He believes that we should always play with as much personality and feeling as possible within the given musical expression."



Coördination Training Program for Trombone Playing by Bart van Lier
MT468 .L54 2000  Check Availability
Image:Brass_Coordination_Training_Program.jpg‎ From the publisher:
"For improvement of technical facility, endurance, range, flexibility, sound and expression; for jazz and classical and commercial players."
The Art of French Horn Playing: A Treatise on the Problems and Techniques of French Horn Playing by Philip Farkas
MT420 .F37 1956  Check Availability
Image:Brass_Art_of_French_horn.jpg‎ From the publisher:
"First to be published in the series was The Art Of French Horn Playing by Philip Farkas, now Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Music at Indiana University. In 1956, when Summy-Birchard published Farkas's book, he was a solo horn player for the Chicago Symphony and had similar positions with other orchestras, including the Boston Symphony, Cleveland Orchestra, and Kansas City Conservatory, DePaul University, Northwestern University, and Roosevelt University in Chicago."
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