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Solos for Jazz Trumpet: Analyses and Note-for-Note Transcriptions by Stuart Isacoff
MP85 .S65 1985  Check Availability
Image:Brass_Solos_for_Jazz_Trumpet.jpg‎ From the catalog:
"Complete with a catalog of jazz phrases by each artist."
Jazz Transcriptions for Flugel Horn, Trumpet and Small Ensemble by Herb Alpert
MP1366.A456 J3  Check Availability
Image:Brass_Jazz_Transcriptions_Flugel_Horn.jpg‎ From the publisher:
"This jazz transcription has the following songs: African Summer, Happy Hanna, I'll Be There For You, Lobo, Moonza, Ring Bell, and Skokiaan."



The J.J. Johnson Collection transcribed by Scott Whitfield
MP91.J64 J3 1996  Check Availability
Image:Brass_Johnson_Collection_Whitfield.jpg‎ From the catalog:
For trombone with chord symbols. "Selected discography": p. [7]. Azure -- Bloozineff -- Flat black -- Blue nun -- Coffee pot -- Concepts in blue -- Deak -- Fatback -- In walked Horace -- Jevin -- Lament -- Me too -- Mellodee -- Nermus -- Night flight -- Opus de focus -- Pinnacles -- Wee dot (Blues for some bones) -- Shutterbug -- Sidewinder -- Smoky -- Turnpike -- Turnpike (alternate take) -- Why not.
Playing Techniques & Performance Studies for Trumpet by Arturo Sandoval
MT445.S34 P5  Check Availability
Image:Brass_Playing_Techniques_Performance_Studies.jpg‎ From the publisher:
"With this three-volume series of method books, world-renowned trumpeter Arturo Sandoval presents a comprehensive approach to trumpet playing and basic musicianship. He incorporates traditional exercises and routines and shares his own unique, creative style of teaching, using a careful blend of warm-ups, technique builders, stylistic etudes and duets to present an exciting and effective approach for trumpet students. Each volume comes complete with a play-along recording featuring Arturo Sandoval performing selected exercises from the book."



20 Melodic Jazz Studies for Trumpet by Jack Walrath
MT445 .W33 2003  Check Availability
Image:No_cover_image_available-BOOKS.jpg From the publisher:
"Solo transcriptions can be an interesting document of a person's style but are also so personal and idiosyncratic that one can get frustrated in trying to play them without mistakes. This book contains a series of studies to extend the playing and reading techniques, to illustrate harmonic and melodic shapes and possibilities, bolster endurance, and most of all train the ear to hear moving often intricate melodic lines in a musical sense."
40 Characteristic Etudes: For French Horn; edited and revised by Lorenzo Sansone by Henri Kling
MT425. K6 1962  Check Availability
Image:Brass_40_Characteristic_Etudes.jpg‎ Summary:
For horn. Brass Solos & Ensembles - Horn Methods/Studies. Instructional and Etudes. Grade 4. Collection of etudes. 34 pages.



Chuck Mangione: 10 Favorite Tunes arranged and produced by Mark Taylor and Jim Roberts
MP175.5 .T4 v.127  Check Availability
Image:Chuck-fav-tunes.jpg From eJazz Lines:
"With musician-friendly lead sheets, melody cues, and other split-track choices on the included CD, these first-of-a-kind packages help you master improvisation while playing some of the greatest tunes of all time."
14 Blues & Funk Etudes: Bass Clef Instruments by Bob Mintzer
MT339.5 .M56 Bass ver.  Check Availability
Image:14-blues-etudes.jpg From the publisher:
"A collection of studies composed for musicians who wish to extend themselves in improvisation, composition, sight reading and general musicianship skills. Each etude has a theoretical explanation, suggestions for performance and tips for practice routines. Two CDs of combo accompaniments performed by members of the Yellowjackets are included."
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