John ColtraneAis jazz composition, Giant Steps, is regarded as one of the most difficult songs for improvisation. This is especially true for trumpet players because of the inherent limitations of their instrument. AiTrane for TrumpetAi is a highly structured approach to help trumpeters achieve this pinnacle goal of playing Giant Steps as a jazz soloist. Using a progressive system of 79 exercises and jazz etudes, AiTrane for TrumpetAi helps the trumpet player become more accustomed to the key center shifts in a way which is idiomatic to the trumpet. All other literature written to help students learn Giant Steps is written for the saxophone. AiTrane for TrumpetAi is specifically written for trumpet, by a trumpet player, and covers the full trumpet range while approaching the harmonies in a more trumpet-friendly styleSome music sounds musical without any effort while other music requires more work on ourpart. ... A book which I highly recommend mainly because it actually addresses these issues, specifically discussing the subject ofbalance, is Halanbsp;...
|Title||:||Trane for Trumpet|
|Publisher||:||Tiger Music - 2008|