Flil][l[1il. ONE. BASTC FLEXtBtLtTtES. Flexibility is the most fundamental trumpet skill. Maintaining a steady airstream is necessary for good flexibiliry and. FLEXUS – Trumpet calisthenics for the modern improvisor. Book cover. As the subtitle says, this book is trumpet calisthenic for the modern improvisor. But what . Has anyone used the Flexus book and found it helpful? I am Custom Calicchio Trumpet in lacquer w/a 2 bell and 2 leadpipe. Please go to.
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Flexue Baker rated it really liked it Jul 24, Plus a special bonus CD with the authors talking about and playing examples from the book! Theo Bartels added it Jan 18, Brian Carr rated it it was amazing Aug 08, Other books by John McNeil: Jacob rated it it was amazing Jun 17, Refresh and try again.
It stands with Arban, Clarke, Schlossberg, Stamp and Caruso as standard material for any serious student of the trumpet. Learning comes through exposure and repetition – you expose yourself to what you want to learn and then repeat the exposure.
John has led his own groups since the late ‘s and has recorded many critically acclaimed CD’s. Lakshya marked it as to-read May 10, Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. To improvise effectively, the physical act of playing needs to be a conditioned reflex – freedom of expression is only possible when the physical demands of playing are under control.
What we call coordination is just the synchronized movement of muscles in time. When given a consistent tempo, muscles coordinate much more easily.
Flexus – Trumpet Calisthenics For The Modern Improvisor
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To improvise effectively, the physical act of playing needs to be a conditioned reflex. Trumlet every trumpet player knows, playing an extended solo often results turmpet playing the trumpet less correctly as the solo goes on.
Buy now at GazonG Press. No trivia or quizzes yet. It does not judge itself for its failures, but simply tries again. To ask other readers questions about Flexusplease sign up. Flexus is the most important trumpet method book of the new millennium. Paperbackpages. Alexander Kienle rated it it was amazing May 16, The great brass teacher Carmine Caruso used the analogy of a baby learning to walk; the baby experiences nothing but failure in its attempts until the first successful step. To this end, Flexus asks the student to momentarily put aside the study of music itself and instead practice the musical movements involved in playing the instrument.
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To this end, FLEXUS asks the student to momentarily put aside the study of music itself and instead practice the muscular movements involved in playing the instrument. Preview — Flexus by Laurie Frink.
FLEXUS: Trumpet Calisthenics For The Modern Improvisor
Jordan Katz rated it it trumpeet amazing Jan 17, The first book to deal with the unique physical demands of improvising on the trumpet. Contains a personal history of jazz trumpet, articulation, valve technique, and alternate fingerings.
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Buy now at Amazon. Freedom of expression is only possible when the physical demands of playing are under control.
Open Preview See a Problem? Alan rated it really liked it Jun 21, By the way, this book fllexus totally changed my playing for the better! Diogenes Peregrino is currently reading it Sep 19, This results in muscular balance, which leads to greater facility and endurance. Catherine Jolly rated it it was amazing Dec 23,