Listening to a trumpet trilla series of high notes during amilitary march or wail longingly during a blues rendition-is apleasure second to none. And masters, including Wynton Marsalis andLouis Armstrong, have made the trumpet truly Gabriel's horn, one ofthe most eloquent voices in classical music and jazz. Yet even avirtuoso begins somewhere. This down-to-earth and user-friendlyguide shows those new to the trumpet everything they need know toplay the instrument-from basic technique (including getting a goodsound), caring for a trumpet, and learning pieces from many musicalgenres.
- Demonstrates how to play classical, pop, jazz, and Latin-withaudio samples on the enclosed CD-ROM
- Includes tips on how to buy or rent the best instrument
An ideal guide for students just learning the trumpet, orstudents who need a little boost, or fans of the trumpet who'venever got around to learning it, here is the complete guide tomaking one of the world's most popular-and belovedinstruments-their own.
Note: CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials arenot included as part of eBook file.