Developing Support & Breath Control

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Eric discusses and demonstrates how to develop support and breath control on brass instruments. Downloads: Schlossburg 12 Schlossburg 12 bass clef https://youtu.be/vcjBIBJqVC4

Altered Scale Flow Study for brass

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Eric demonstrates and discusses a fun way to warm up using improvisation. Downloads: Sheet music in Bb Sheet music in bass clef iRealB file Mp3 play-along (Left-click to play. Right-click to "save link as") Band In A Box f…

Theory Lesson #2 Basic Horn Arranging

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Eric discusses and demonstrates basic commercial horn arranging. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PZgLuKSqxQo&t=4s

Theory Lesson #1: Modal Characteristics

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Eric discusses and demonstrates the 8 modes and their characteristic sounds. https://youtu.be/ZA1CytZQcuo

Twelve Range Studies

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Today I added Twelve Range Studies to the FREE Stuff page. A nice resource for trumpet players and teachers.

Jazz Warm-Up #2

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Hi Everyone; Created Jazz Warm-Up #2 with Altered Scale flow studies, Intervals in Fourths and a Bop Range Study. Free download under Sample Pages: https://bolvinmusic.com/product/the-modern-jazz-trumpet-method/?v=7516fd43adaa Eb

Intonation Study

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Eric demonstrates how to improve your intonation and check the intonation of your instruments. Download: Intonation Study http://youtu.be/Jpj-iU3oBZY

Claude Gordon Systematic Approach to Trumpet

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Eric discusses and demonstrates how to practice the pedal tone and range studies similar to those in Claude Gordon’s Systematic Approach. Detailed discussion and demonstration of pedal tones for trumpet. Downloads: Intro Pedal…

Improvisation - Lesson 6 - Pentatonics and Fourths

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http://youtu.be/7CUMyl8otUQ Eric discusses Trumpet Improvisation and demonstrates pentatonic scales and how to practice them in his new book: The Big Book Of Pentatonics & Fourths. Downloads: Intro Pattern2

Improvisation - Lesson 5 - Diatonic Time Workout

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Eric's creative new method helps you improve your time and play in 12 keys throughout your entire range. Features: 18 minute streaming video 3 pages of sheet music in your key 2 MP3 play-alongs 2 Band-in-a-Box files (optional) Downloads: …

Improvisation - Lesson 4 - Practicing Licks

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http://youtu.be/_4b5Nxw_mVQ Improv Lesson 4 is about how to practice licks and arpeggios. Eric demonstrates and discusses improvisation, the three main chord types, transposing to 12 keys and how to practice arpeggios.

Improvisation – Lesson 3 - The ii-V-I

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http://youtu.be/Vbgc-ahfK9c Improv Lesson 3 is an introduction to the ii-V-I progression. Eric discusses and demonstrates the major ii-V-I progression using diatonic scales, passing tones and altered tones. Download Downloads: ii-v-i_bass_clef ii-v-i_bb ii-v-i_c ii-v-i_eb

Improvisation - Lesson 2 - How To Play The Blues

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http://youtu.be/UMhDxb_0XTo Improv Lesson 2 is all about the blues. Eric explains and demonstrates how easy it is to play the blues. Great for beginners, advanced improvisers or teachers! Download 3-note_scale_bb_blues_bb 3-note_scale_bb_blues_bc 3-note_scale_bb_blues_c 3-note_scale_bb_blues_eb Band-in-a-Box…

Improvisation - Lesson 1 - Note Usage (Start here)

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http://youtu.be/tobMf2RZL84 Improv Lesson 1 is a great way to get started with improvising! Eric explains and demonstrates his concept of note usage and how to use it in your improvisation. Great for beginners, advanced improvisers or teachers! F…

Improvisation - Lesson 7 - Rhythm Changes Workout

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http://youtu.be/F66Wi5ikMUg Eric discusses and demonstrates Rhythm Changes. Downloads: Play-along Band In A Box file Rhythm Changes Workout BC Rhythm Changes Workout TC Rhythm Changes Workout Bb 144 Download Rhythm Changes…