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How to Growl and Flutter Tongue on Trumpet | #TrumpetProTips 5

By request, Bryan Davis presents #TrumpetProTips about common trumpet sound effects. This week, it’s Growling and Flutter Tonguing – 2 similar sounding effects with contrasting techniques. Some examples of Trumpet Players using Growling and/or Flutter Tonguing: – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2ErlcwMVGdw If you have questions or comments about this video, we want to hear them! If you have…

Alternative Technical Study #5 for Trumpet | Exercise of the Week #24

In this video, Bryan Davis presents another Alternative Technical Study. This time, it’s a wholetone scale workout in 7/8. The downloadable PDF has the exercise in all 12 keys, following the circle of 4ths. Download the PDF of “Alternative Technical Study #5” We want to hear you playing this exercise! Video yourself playing a key or…

Combination Drills Variant #2 for Trumpet | Exercise of the Week #23

For this Exercise of the Week, Bryan Davis presents a previously unpublished variation on his popular Combination Drills exercises. This version is the 5/8 Combination Drills pattern on the arpeggiation of the Minor Pentatonic scale. Download the PDF of “Combination Drills Variant #2” Buy “Combination Drills: Developed Scales in Odd Meters” by Bryan Davis. PDF eBooks…

Brian Lynch Solo on “I’m Getting Sentimental…” | Exercise of the Week #22

Download the PDF of “Brian Lynch’s Trumpet Solo on I’m Getting Sentimental Over You” For this Exercise of the Week, rather than the type of exercises shared up to this point, Bryan Davis presents a transcribed jazz solo by Grammy-winning trumpeter Brian Lynch. It is his solo on the jazz standard “I’m Getting Sentimental Over You”…

Alternative Technical Study #4 for Trumpet | Exercise of the Week #21

In this video, Bryan Davis presents another Alternative Technical Study. This time, it’s a pattern combining chromatics and diatonics in 3. It’s notated in 3/8, rather than 3/4, to make it a little more challenging to read. The downloadable PDF has the exercise in all 12 keys, as an expanding series. Download the PDF of “Alternative…

“C/S/F – Major 6ths” for Trumpet | Exercise of the Week #19

For this Exercise of the Week, Bryan Davis presents a routine known as “C/S/F” – Connectivity/Stability/Flexibility – which he uses to practice and dial in intervals on the trumpet. This particular example is focused on Major 6ths. Download the PDF of “Connectivity/Stability/Flexibility – Major 6ths” Follow Airflow Music on Social Media: Facebook | Twitter | Instagram….

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