Monthly Archives: July 2012

International Trombone Association Press Publishes Stereograms Nos. 21-30 Volume III-“Everglades”

The International Trombone Association Press has published the third volume of Stereograms, Nos. 21-30.  These original unaccompanied solos for bass trombone are also appropriate for tenor trombone with ‘f’-attachment and work well for euphonium, bassoon, ‘cello and most bass clef … Continue reading

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The Pedagogy of Arnold Jacobs: Part 4 of 5

To many wind instrumentalists the name Arnold Jacobs is synonymous with the study of breathing. From contact with his students and his student’s students, many have become intrigued by strange devices, marveled at interesting exercises, and thrilled to unusual concepts. … Continue reading

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The Pedagogy of Arnold Jacobs: Part 3 of 5

Another concern of Arnold Jacobs’ pedagogy is to rid the student of acute self-analysis and concern for machine activity (process) while playing.  Instead, he prefers that students concentrate upon the musical message they wish to convey, or the desired sound … Continue reading

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Brubeck-Neal Duo Completes Another Successful Season

The Brubeck-Neal Duo has completed its third season with more than 20 performances throughout South Florida.  Staunch chamber music advocates Brian Neal (formerly solo trumpet of the Dallas Brass), and David Brubeck (bass trombonist), have crafted more than a dozen … Continue reading

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