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Alternative Technical Study #7 for Trumpet | Exercise of the Week #33

Download the PDF of “Alternative Technical Study #7“ Very often, the Exercise of the Week is based on something I’ve found challenging to play during the previous week or two. This one is based on a lick that cropped up on a recent project with the Afro- Latin Jazz Orchestra here in NYC. I added a few notes to make it easier to loop, when I was practicing it, and now I’m sharing it with you. I wrote this out in all 12 keys so I could really get to grips with the shape of the airflow across the whole phrase. Number 13 on the downloadable PDF is the original key I have to play it in. We want to hear you playing this exercise! Video yourself…

Twisted Flexibilities #2 for Trumpet | Exercise of the Week #32

Download the PDF of “Twisted Flexibilities #2” In this video, Bryan Davis presents a new set of Twisted Flexibilities. They are a fun and challenging alternative to lip flexibilities/lip slurs you may practice in your daily routine. For rhythmic variety, this particular set are all in 7/8. 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 you have a request for an area of technique you’d like an EOTW to address, please let us know…

Basic Scale Workout #1 for Trumpet! | Exercise of the Week #31

Download the PDF of “Basic Scale Workout #1” In this video, Bryan Davis presents a Basic Scale Workout. This particular version will familiarize you with your major scales and major 9th arpeggios, although it can and should be applied to any scale type, or mode thereof. 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 you have a request for an area of technique you’d like an EOTW to address, please let us know –…

Alternative Technical Study #6 for Trumpet! | Exercise of the Week #30

Download the PDF of “Alternative Technical Study #6” In this video, Bryan Davis presents another Alternative Technical Study. This time, it’s a flow study based on the chord changes from Giant Steps in 5/8. The downloadable PDF has the exercise in all 12 keys, following the circle of 4ths. 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 you have a request for an area of technique you’d like an EOTW to address, please let us know –…

Tom Harrell Solo on “April Mist” | Exercise of the Week #29

Download the PDF of “Tom Harrell Solo on ‘April Mist’” For this Exercise of the Week, Bryan Davis presents a transcribed jazz solo by Tom Harrell. It is his solo on the original tune “April Mist” from the 1991 CD “Visions” by Tom Harrell. “Visions” links:Amazon – https://amzn.to/2SokL8I(This is an affiliate link. If you choose to purchase, I will make a small commission at no cost to you.) Listen to “April Mist” on Youtube: https://youtu.be/ejktAqNsOwg 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 you have a request for an area of technique you’d like an EOTW to address, please let us know – your suggestion…

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…

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…

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…

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