The book is called “Flexus: Trumpet Calisthenics for the Modern more modern styles of music, particularly contemporary jazz improvisation. Flexus – Trumpet Calisthenics For The Modern Improvisor Complete Modern Method for Trumpet or Cornet $ Modern Concepts In Jazz Improvisation. Flexus. Uploaded by Stelarson Sinnerman. flexibility exercise for trumpet. Copyright: Laurie Frink & John McNeil – . Calisthenics_For_Brass. pdf.

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Freedom of expression is only possible when the physical demands of playing are under control. Amazon Giveaway allows you to run promotional giveaways in order to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract new followers and customers.

It also helped that I knew what to work on for technique. Never thought about increasing and decreasing the dynamics when playing them until this book. I have already found that trumpet playing has gotten a tiny bit easier.

My new go to daily flexibility drills book. Keep in mind these are exercises not music. Customers who viewed this item also viewed. I also must say, since switching to TCE, as used by Claude Gordon, Hebert Clarke and others, after being pointed in cqlisthenics right direction but other musicians, I am playing better than I was in college with less effort.


Flexus – Trumpet Calisthenics For The Modern Improvisor

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To improvise effectively, the physical act of playing needs to be conditioned reflex. I’m hoping that this trend will continue as I progress with the Flexus caljsthenics.

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There was a problem filtering reviews right now. I believe it will help me pull the horn away form the chops when playing and hopefully increase my endurance by not overworking what doesn’t need to be working.

It has been pain staking starting out. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews.

Flexus is the most important trumpet method book of the new millennium. A comprehensive study of modern jazz trumpet playing. I’ve mastered all the standard flexibility books.

East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. It stands with Arban, Clarke, Schlossberg, Stamp and Caruso as standard material for any serious student of improciser trumpet.

It could be real easy to overdo some of these exercises or attempt exercises that are not yet possible and create some bad habits, or worse, do some real damage. I have been working on “anchored tonguing” or Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. Carmine Caruso – Musical Calisthenics for Brass. I play something from Flexus everyday.


I work on calesthenics, articulations by Edwin Goldman single tonguing 16ths at bpm or better-cleanly and tongue level exercises in the morning; afternoon, long tones and scales and intervals, and technique exercise; evening etudes and exerts from various pieces of work.

Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. We bought it on the recommendation of my son’s trumpet teacher my son is an advanced student and his teacher teaches at 3 colleges with very strong trumpet programs, so knows about teaching trumpet. Trumpet Calesthenics for the Modern Improvisor.

FLEXUS: Trumpet Calisthenics For The Modern Improvisor

By the way, this book has totally changed my playing for the better! Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. So far my son is seeing significant improvement in the areas being tackled, but bear in mind he practices daily.

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