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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…

Alternative Technical Study #11 for Trumpet | Exercise of the Week #52

Download the PDF of “Alternative Technical Study #11“ For this Exercise of the Week, Bryan Davis presents another Alternative Technical Study. This one is a somewhat angular Dorian mode line, a further example that the inner parts from arrangements can yield some interesting and challenging things to play!  We want to hear you playing this…

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