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Bend & Flex Melodic Study #1 for Trumpet | Exercise of the Week #27

Day 10 of #Advent2018 is marked by the welcome return of the Exercise of the Week! This is a melodic study that belongs to the forthcoming Bend & Flex collection of exercises, which incorporates note bending into flexibility, and now melodic, exercises. Download the PDF of “Bend & Flex Melodic Study #1“ Check back every Monday for a new Exercise of the Week! #EOTW #GoPractice If you have questions or comments about this video, we want to hear them! If there’s a specific technique you’d like to target with an EOTW, please tell us – your suggestion could be the topic of a future video! Exercise of the Week with Bryan Davis is presented by Airflow Music. For information on all our products, please visit:…

Combination Drills Variant #3 for Trumpet | Exercise of the Week #26

For this Exercise of the Week, Bryan Davis presents a previously unpublished variation on his popular Combination Drills exercises. This version is the 7/8 Combination Drills pattern on the arpeggiation of the Major Pentatonic scale. Download the PDF of “Combination Drills Variant #3” Buy “Combination Drills: Developed Scales in Odd Meters” by Bryan Davis. PDF eBooks and Printed Books are available for each edition: Trumpet Edition, Volume 1 Trombone Edition, Volume 1 Trumpet Edition, Volume 2 Trombone Edition, Volume 2 Check back every Monday for a new Exercise of the Week! #EOTW #GoPractice If you have questions or comments about this video, we want to hear them! If there’s a specific technique you’d like to target with an EOTW, please tell us – your suggestion could…

Taking Care Of Your Lips | #TrumpetProTips 6

In this episode of #TrumpetProTips, Bryan Davis shares his advice on keeping your lips in tip top condition, particularly as the weather gets colder. Trumpet Lessons with Bryan Davis are available in-person, if you’re in the New York City area, or via Skype if you live elsewhere. For more information, please visit: http://bryandav.is/teaching If you have questions or comments about this video, we want to hear them! If you have a topic you’d like Bryan Davis to make a video about, please let us know – your suggestion could be the subject of a future video! Join us on Monday for another Exercise of the Week. You can watch all the previous episodes at: EOTW Playlist Watch the 1st season of Trumpet A-Z at: Trumpet…

Syncopated Scales for Trumpet | Exercise of the Week #25

In this video, Bryan Davis presents a new version of the Expanded Scales from EOTW #12. This version also has a rhythmic component, with a series of rhythmic displacements applied to the beats through out. The result is a challenging workout for the chops and sight-reading! Download the PDF of “Syncopated Scales #1” We want to hear you playing this exercise! Video yourself playing a key or two that you find challenging and share on Facebook or Instagram, tagging @AirflowMusicNYC. We’ll repost our favourites! Check back every Monday for a new Exercise of the Week! #EOTW #GoPractice If you have questions or comments about this video, we want to hear them! If there’s a specific technique you’d like to target with an EOTW, please tell us…

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 a topic you’d like Bryan Davis to make a video about, please let us know – your suggestion could be the subject of a future video! Join us on Monday for another Exercise of the Week. You can watch all the previous episodes at: EOTW Playlist Watch the 1st season of Trumpet A-Z at: Trumpet A-Z playlist. #TrumpetProTips with Bryan Davis is presented by Airflow Music. For information on all…

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 two that you find challenging and share on Facebook or Instagram, tagging @AirflowMusicNYC. We’ll repost our favourites! Check back every Monday for a new Exercise of the Week! #EOTW #GoPractice If you have questions or comments about this video, we want to hear them! If there’s a specific technique you’d like to target with an EOTW, please tell us – your suggestion could be the topic of a future video!…

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 and Printed Books are available for each edition: Trumpet Edition, Volume 1 Trombone Edition, Volume 1 Trumpet Edition, Volume 2 Trombone Edition, Volume 2 Check back every Monday for a new Exercise of the Week! #EOTW #GoPractice If you have questions or comments about this video, we want to hear them! If there’s a specific technique you’d like to target with an EOTW, please tell us – your suggestion could…

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” from the 1995 CD “Keep Your Circle Small” by the Brian Lynch Quartet. Learn more about Brian Lynch at http://hollisticmusicworks.com/ “Keep Your Circle Small” links: iTunes – https://go.magik.ly/ml/frjf/ Amazon – https://amzn.to/2I9P5zn (These are affiliate links. If you choose to purchase, I will make a small commission at no cost to you.) Check back every Monday for a new Exercise of the Week! #EOTW #GoPractice If you have questions or comments…

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 Technical Study #4” Check back every Monday for a new Exercise of the Week! #EOTW #GoPractice If you have questions or comments about this video, we want to hear them! If there’s a specific technique you’d like to target with an EOTW, please tell us – your suggestion could be the topic of a future video! Exercise of the Week with Bryan Davis is presented by Airflow Music. For information…

The Importance of Feel | #TrumpetProTips 4

There have been a couple of FAQs in comments, PMs and emails in the past week or so. In this episode of #TrumpetProTips, Bryan Davis addresses strategies for taking new skills successfully from the practice room to the bandstand, and for protecting your hearing. These may seem unconnected, but both are aided if you can feel what you’re doing, rather than just hearing it. For more on Flare Audio “Isolates” earplugs, visit: https://www.flareaudio.com/collections/isolate To purchase from Amazon.com, please visit: https://amzn.to/2CUqO1s (Disclaimer: This is an Amazon Affiliate link – I will receive a small commission, should you choose to purchase, at no additional cost to you.) If you have questions or comments about this video, we want to hear them! If you have a topic you’d…

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