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The Meaning of Groove

The word 'groove' for most of us probably sounds like a throw-back from the 60s, a term best...
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Learning The Trumpet

Learning the trumpet is a fantastic way to express yourself. It is good to play all styles of...
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Improvising Options

What are the options when improvising? Put...
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For any student of jazz it's really important to transcribe examples of great improvised solos...

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  • Louis Barclay Royal Tunbridge Wells, TN2

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    I am a professional trumpeter currently studying at the Royal College of Music and enjoy a busy playing career as well as teaching. With broad experience in education and performing, I like to bring enthusiasm, fun and positivity to lessons.
  • James Atashroo Central Sheffield, S10 Silver Member

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    My name is James Atashroo, I am a freelance brass musician and teacher based in Sheffield, South Yorkshire.
  • Justin Thurgur Middleton Cheney, OX17

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    I have specialised in playing various African music, Cuban, Jazz, Reggae and Funk, but also have a degree in Classical music and have played in the folk scene.
  • Max Hird Sloane Square, SW7

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    Hello! My name is Max and I've recently graduated from Oxford University with a BA in Mathematics. I achieved high grades at GCSE and A-level, and my high-school experience was relatively recent.
  • Andrew Hall Mitcham Junction, CR4 Gold Member

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    I am a professional musician with years of experience in performing, composing and arranging music of many different styles, as well as teaching in schools, universities and music services.
  • Timothy Warren Central Southampton, SO18

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    Hello, I am a freelance trumpet player living in Southampton. I am very enthusiastic about playing and teaching brass instruments and theory. I teach students of all ages and ability and strive to get every student to reach their potential.
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  • Learning The Trumpet

    Andy Davies Jazz Trumpet Teacher (South East London) Picture Learning the trumpet is a fantastic way to express yourself. It is good to play all styles of music and the trumpet is an instrument which can play jazz and classical music. Whether you would like to be part of a 60 piece orchestra or an intimate jazz band, learning the trumpet will give you the...
  • Improvising Options

    Daniel Friend Jazz Trumpet Teacher (Norwich) Picture What are the options when improvising? Put simply: Higher/Lower, Faster/Slower, Louder/Quieter. The most important however is to leave space in your solo, the main 'sin' of improvising is using too many notes.
  • Trumpet Fundamentals and Jazz Soloing

    Jazz Trumpet Teacher (South West London) Picture Each of us has a different embouchure for the trumpet. It is important to find out early on which is the best way for you to play. This can be done by experimentation and careful guidance from your teacher who will judge according to your jaw shape which is your natural position. Each player...

 

  • Books on Technique for Trumpet

    Jazz Trumpet Teacher (North London) Picture As a teacher I think its really important both to educate my pupils with the proper technique on the trumpet while at the same time helping them to enjoy playing the instrument. Technical drills and daily routines are a very important part on the trumpet to build up endurance, range, sound,...
  • Maintaining the Interest

    Jazz Trumpet Teacher (South East London) Picture From the experience I have of my past teachers, it has given me a list of do's and don'ts. I know for a fact that I almost gave up when i was 10 because the lessons were boring and uninteresting. It's so important for children to try and find their forte, whether it be music, sport or anything!...
  • The Meaning of Groove Editor's Pick

    Andrew Hall Jazz Trumpet Teacher (Croydon) Picture The word 'groove' for most of us probably sounds like a throw-back from the 60s, a term best left in the hands of Austin Powers, but in musical circles it's used more than you might think. It generally suggests something quite intangible, an 'ideal' state which musicians aim to achieve when...