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“Mixolydian + Approach Notes” for Trumpet | Exercise of the Week #61

Download the PDF of “Mixolydian + Approach Notes” In this video, Bryan Davis shares an interesting scale drill, combining the Mixolydian (Dominant 7th) scale with Chromatic and Diatonic Approach Notes. Whether that means anything to you or not, this is a challenging pattern to get under your fingers! Join in our #practicechallenge on Instagram and…

Alternative Technical Study #12 for Trumpet | Exercise of the Week #60

Download the PDF of “Alternative Technical Study #12” In this video, Bryan Davis shares another Alternative Technical Study and details his process for practicing exercises or phrases of this sort. Join in our #practicechallenge on Instagram and Facebook – video yourself playing a line from this exercise, tag @airflowmusicnyc and use the hashtag #EOTW60. We’ll…

Twisted Flexibilities #6 for Trumpet | Exercise of the Week #59

Download the PDF of “Twisted Flexibilities #6” In this video, Bryan Davis shares another set of Twisted Flexibilities, and some tips for getting your flexibility working more efficiently! Join in our #practicechallenge on Instagram and Facebook – video yourself playing a line from this exercise, tag @airflowmusicnyc and use the hashtag #EOTW59. We’ll repost your…

Twisted Technical Study #2D for Trumpet | Exercise of the Week #56

Download the PDF of “Twisted Technical Study #2D” In this video, Bryan Davis shares an exercise excerpted from his latest book, “Twisted Technical Studies”. These are odd-meter variations on Herbert L. Clarke’s 2nd Technical Study. The exercise shared here is Study 2D – a descending variation based on the Diminished Scale! Buy “Twisted Technical Studies”…

Bendy Phrases #1 for Trumpet | Exercise of the Week #55

Download the PDF of “Bendy Phrases #1” In this video, Bryan Davis shares a somewhat “next-level” note-bending exercise. We’re not just bending notes, but entire phrases! Check out the previous “Bendy Scale Fragments #1 for Trumpet – Exercise of the Week #6” More Note-Bending: N for Note-Bending EOTW016 EOTW027 EOTW028 Join in our #practicechallenge on…

Range Smoothing #2 for Trumpet | Exercise of the Week #53

Download the PDF of “Range Smoothing #2“ This “Range Smoothing” Routine is designed to help you build and solidify your range, while maintaining a connected approach to all registers of the instrument. This is an expanding series. However, while you should practice all the keys below the start note, you should only expand upwards within…

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