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- DescriptionHow to get a good sound, read music, and master a variety of styles-including classical, pop, jazz, and Latin<p>Listening to a trumpet trilla series of high tes during a military march or wail longingly during a blues rendition-is a pleasure second to ne. And masters, including Wynton Marsalis and Louis Armstrong, have made the trumpet truly Gabriel's horn, one of the most eloquent voices in classical music and jazz. Yet even a virtuoso begins somewhere. This down-to-earth and user-friendly guide shows those new to the trumpet everything they need kw to play the instrument-from basic technique (including getting a good sound), caring for a trumpet, and learning pieces from many musical genres. * Demonstrates how to play classical, pop, jazz, and Latin-with audio samples on the enclosed CD-ROM * Includes tips on how to buy or rent the best instrument<p><p>An ideal guide for students just learning the trumpet, or students who need a little boost, or fans of the trumpet who've never got around to learning it, here is the complete guide to making one of the world's most popular-and beloved instruments-their own.<p>Note: CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials are t included as part of eBook file.
- Author BiographyJeffrey Reynolds, PhD, is a lecturer in music at the University of Toronto. A trumpet player with almost 50 years' experience, he has performed all manner of engagements, from funerals to weddings, from jazz gigs and dances to orchestra concerts.
- Author(s)Jeffrey Reynolds
- PublisherJohn Wiley and Sons Ltd
- Date of Publication07/03/2011
- SubjectMusic & Dance
- Place of PublicationChichester
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintJohn Wiley & Sons Ltd
- Content NoteIllustrations
- Weight646 g
- Width187 mm
- Height234 mm
- Spine23 mm
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