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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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Improvising Options

What are the options when improvising? Put...
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Feel The Sound, Enjoy The Music!!

Studyng music might be frustrating and stressful. Intuition and by ear; the best way of learning...
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Technical Aspects of Jazz Trumpeting

When we learn to play jazz music it is easy to get preoccupied with all the theoretical...

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  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Patrick Dodds Southgate, N14 Gold Member

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    I've been a student of the trumpet for the last 25 years, and have been studying teaching brass for 10 years+, observing and learning form the greatest brass players around. I am confident I can help you achieve what you want from your playing.
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    Hi. Thanks for looking at my profile. I'm a friendly and enthusiastic music tutor based in Central Scotland. I work throughout the country as a private instructor, conductor and performer.
  • Verity Jacklin Arnos Grove, N12

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    I am a professional trumpeter based in Finchley with a fun and positive approach to teaching. I am passionate about both teaching and playing, and I aim to enthuse and encourage my students.
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  • Feel The Sound, Enjoy The Music!!

    Nacho Loring Jazz Trumpet Teacher (South West London) Picture Studyng music might be frustrating and stressful. Intuition and by ear; the best way of learning music. Music... Listen... There's music in everywhere, in everything, in EVERYONE. Improvisation is a very good way to let your music come out through an instrument. Actually it doesn't mind what...
  • 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...