Trumpet For Dummies (For Dummies (Lifestyles Paperback))

Trumpet For Dummies (For Dummies (Lifestyles Paperback))

by JeffreyReynolds (Author)


How to get a good sound, read music, and master a variety of styles-including classical, pop, jazz, and LatinListening to a trumpet trilla series of high notes during a military march or wail longingly during a blues rendition-is a pleasure second to none. And masters, including Wynton Marsalis and Louis Armstrong, have made the trumpet truly Gabriel's horn, one of the most eloquent voices in classical music and jazz. Yet even a virtuoso begins somewhere. This down-to-earth and user-friendly guide shows those new to the trumpet everything they need know to play the instrument-from basic technique (including getting a good sound), caring for a trumpet, and learning pieces from many musical genres. * Demonstrates how to play classical, pop, jazz, and Latin-with audio samples on the enclosed CD-ROM * Includes tips on how to buy or rent the best instrumentAn ideal guide for students just learning the trumpet, or students who need a little boost, or fans of the trumpet who've never got around to learning it, here is the complete guide to making one of the world's most popular-and beloved instruments-their own.Note: CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of eBook file.


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Format: Paperback
Pages: 408
Edition: Pap/Cdr
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Published: 07 Mar 2011

ISBN 10: 0470679379
ISBN 13: 9780470679371

Author Bio
Jeffrey Reynolds, PhD, is a lecturer in music at the University of Toronto. A trumpet player with almost 50 years' experience, he has performed all manner of engagements, from funerals to weddings, from jazz gigs and dances to orchestra concerts.