Summary: Brasstactic Four Models

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As trumpet players our daily routine should include at least these aspects:

Now stop for a second and think about how many methods or how much time do you need to invest to cover all these aspects in a single study session.

Is it easy to find complementary material outside the traditional methods to cover all these study aspects?

If you have not found any, I can assure you that it exists. It is called The Four Models, a series of exercises included in a trumpet book called Brasstactic.

The Brasstactic Four Models are a series of exercises based precisely on four models of scale study commonly used in the Jazz context (in the same context practiced by memory). I wrote it looking to practice the fingering, intervals, different articulations, scales (all modes, chromatic, whole tone and diminished) simultaneously all from a …show more content…

Feel free to experiment with several attacks, as well as different styles and articulations to make a better use of these exercises. Metronome = 60 is recommended until accuracy is achieved, then increase the tempo.

Where can I get these exercises?

As I said before, THE BRASSTACTIC FOUR MODELS is part of Brasstactic, a book that contains a system of study that aims to guide the trumpeter during his preparation to play in a small horn section within the context of popular music. Inside this book, you will find The Brasstactic Four Models ONLY from C.

Now it is possible to buy them in separated from C, C#, D, Eb, E, F, F#, G, Ab, A, Bb and B. In this way you can choose which one is better for you.

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