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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Charles Baker rated it really liked it Jul 24, Plus a special bonus CD with the authors talking about and playing examples from the book! Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Chris rated it really liked it Oct 21, Theo Bartels added it Jan 18, By the way, this book has totally changed my playing for the better!
To this end, FLEXUS asks the student to trmupet put aside the study of music itself and instead practice the muscular movements involved in playing the instrument.
Flexus: Trumpet Calesthenics for the Modern Improvisor
Contains a personal history of jazz trumpet, articulation, valve technique, and alternate fingerings. Flexus is the most important trumpet method book of the new millennium. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. To improvise effectively, the physical act of playing needs to be a conditioned reflex. Jacob rated it it was amazing Jun 17, 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.
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What we call coordination is just the synchronized movement of muscles in time. As every trumpet player knows, playing an extended solo often results in playing the trumpet less correctly as the solo goes on. Refresh and try again. Freedom of expression is only possible when the physical demands of playing are under control. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Diogenes Peregrino is currently reading it Sep 19, Alan rated it really liked it Jun 21, Buy now at Amazon. Buy now at GazonG Press.
Lakshya marked it as to-read May 10, Jordan Katz rated it it was amazing Jan 17, Return to Book Page. Preview — Flexus by Laurie Frink.
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John has led his own groups since the late ‘s and has recorded many critically acclaimed CD’s. It stands with Arban, Clarke, Schlossberg, Stamp and Caruso as standard material for any serious student of the trumpet. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. When given a consistent tempo, muscles coordinate much more easily.
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. Open Preview See a Problem? 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.
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This results in muscular balance, which leads to greater facility and endurance. To ask other readers questions about Flexusplease sign up. Alexander Kienle rated it it was amazing May 16, The first book to deal with the unique physical demands of improvising on the trumpet. Books by Laurie Frink. Lists with This Book. Catherine Jolly rated it it was amazing Dec 23, There are no discussion topics trukpet this book yet.
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A comprehensive study of modern jazz trumpet playing. Learning comes through exposure and repetition – you expose yourself to what you want to learn and then repeat the exposure. Brian Carr tfumpet it it was amazing Aug 08,